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Microsoft Plans New Region in New Zealand

FIRST AZURE REGION IN THE COUNTRY Microsoft has announced it plans to build a new data center region on the North Island of New Zealand, the company’s first cloud region in the country. Establishing the Zealand’s region will enable Microsoft…

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Microsoft to acquire Affirmed Networks for 5G cloud

CLOUD AND 5G CONNECTIVITY Microsoft has signed a definitive agreement to acquire US-based virtualized mobile network company Affirmed Networks to strengthen its 5G cloud offerings. According to Microsoft, the acquisition of Affirmed will provide an advancement in its 5G network…

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Microsoft plans Its First Cloud Region in Mexico

PART OF A $1.1B INVESTMENT PLAN Microsoft has announced a $1.1 billion investment plan to drive digital transformation in Mexico including the development of its first cloud region in the country. According to the company, the new cloud datacenter region…

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Microsoft to Launch Its First Cloud Region in Israel

EXPECTED TO OPEN IN 2021 Microsoft has announced its plans to launch its first cloud region in Israel, starting with the construction of a data center to serve customers’ data residency needs. In compliance with the European Union General Data…

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Microsoft Azure opens New Switzerland Regions and 31 Edge Sites

LAUNCHES 2 REGIONS, 31 EDGEs, 14 MEET-MEs The cloud arm of the tech giant Microsoft, has just announced the opening of its new Switzerland cloud regions and the global addition of 31 new Azure edge sites. The new cloud datacenter…

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Microsoft Outruns AWS and Google to Open Cloud Regions in the Middle East

AZURE OPENS IN UAE BEFORE RIVALS Microsoft has announced today, the official opening of its first Middle Eastern cloud regions which are located in Abu Dhabi and Dubai, UAE. These new facilities bring Microsoft’s Azure global regions to 54, across…

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Microsoft and Oracle Partner to Interconnect Cloud Services

MICROSOFT AZURE AND ORACLE CLOUD TEAM UP Cloud giants Microsoft and Oracle has just announced a cloud interoperability partnership. This alliance enables customers to explore Microsoft Azure and Oracle cloud services from either network or environment. As announced by both…

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Microsoft Azure Expands its UK Regions

Azure Expands Regions in UK The cloud giant Microsoft Azure, has doubled the size of its existing regions in North and South UK. This development involves the addition of new availability zones in the south region and its UK compute…

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Microsoft Is Expanding Its Virginia Data Center

Microsoft Expanding Its Virginia Data Center Footprint Microsoft is once again expanding its data center campus in Boydton, a town in southern Virginia. The campus is going to be able to host one of three availability regions for the company’s…

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Microsoft Azure Expands Availability Zone In Southeast Asia Region

Azure Expands Availability Zone In Southeast Asia Region Microsoft has just announced the expansion of its Southeast Asia Azure Region in Singapore with the launch of a new availability zone. As explained by Microsoft, Availability Zones are unique physical locations…

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