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Intel, Google and Other Giants Join to Develop CXL

CXL Consortium Intel, Google and seven other datacenter tech giants have join forces to develop a high-speed interconnect known as the Compute Express Link (CXL) for datacenter chip-to-chip communication. The party of nine that are on the development of CXL…

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Microsoft to open its first data center in Egypt

Microsoft Cloud in Egypt At the just concluded 2019 Mobile World Congress held in Barcelona, Microsoft announced the plan to open its first datacenter in Egypt. This project is in collaboration with Telecom Egypt – the 165 years old Egyptian…

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Microsoft Brazilian Cloud Contract has Been Blocked

Microsoft Brazilian Cloud Contract Blocked The $352 million cloud contract that was recently awarded to Microsoft Corporation by the State Court of Justice of Sao Paulo, Brazil, has just been blocked by the National Justice Council (CNJ) of Brazil over…

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Microsoft Former CEO Signs Cloud Deal with Rival AWS

Clippers Courtvision to run on Amazon The former CEO and one of the current largest shareholder of Microsoft – Steve Ballmer, just signed a cloud deal with rival Amazon Cloud Services for The Los Angeles Clippers which he solely owns.…

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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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Qatar Approves Microsoft Data Center

Qatar Gives Go Ahead for Microsoft On Wednesday 2 January, 2019, the Minister of Justice and Acting Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs H E Dr Issa bin Saad Al Jafali Al Nuaimi announced at the Cabinet meeting held at…

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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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Microsoft Goes Underwater

NextGen DC from Microsoft This project started on the fact that half of the world’s population lives within 120 miles of the coast, and building data centers closer to people’s homes would deliver low latency data to users, which is…

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Microsoft finalizes the acquisition of GitHub for $7.5 billion

Microsoft’s Acquisition of GitHub for $7.5BN Microsoft on their official blog announced that in October 26, 2018 they completed their acquisition of GitHub.  They said “the two companies will work together to empower developers to achieve more at every stage…

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Microsoft employees; not in support of US JEDI military project – Protests for a pull out

Microsoft employees protest US JEDI Military Contract It all started on March 7, when the US Department of Defense (DoD) requested for proposals for the award of its JEDI (Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure) military project. Tech giants have since then,…

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