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Data Centers Underway for Opening in 2021

LOTS OF FACILITIES FOR THIS YEAR Unprecedented huge requests for data centers spurred by the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic and concurrent lockdowns have sent lots of data infrastructure service providers to the field for new constructions and expansions of…

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Microsoft Plans New Data Center Region in Chile

FURTHER COMMIT TO UP-SKILL 180,000 CHILEANS Microsoft Corporation has just announced it plans to develop a new data center region in Chile, which will join the company’s global cloud infrastructure. Microsoft plans to provide Chilean businesses with its cloud offerings…

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Microsoft Introduces Azure Modular Data Center

SUPPORTING SATELLITE CONNECTIVITY FOR REMOTE AREAS Microsoft corp. has just announced the Azure Modular Datacenter (MDC), its new cloud computing facility for customers in challenging environments, including remote areas. According to the company, the new Azure MDC has a large…

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Microsoft Retrieves Undersea Natick DC after 2 Years

PROVES THE CONCEPT OF UNDERWATER DATACENTERS IS FEASIBLE Microsoft Corporation has just retrieved its Project Natick data center from the seafloor off Scotland’s Orkney Islands after two years of deployment. In 2018, the company sunk this shipping-container-size data center into…

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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 Plans $1B Cloud Investment in Poland

DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION PLAN Microsoft Corp. has announced it plans to invest $1 billion in Poland to accelerate innovation and digital transformation in the “Polish Digital Valley.” Part of the investment will see the opening of a new Microsoft data center…

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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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Bill Gates Steps Down From Microsoft Board

MORE TIME TO PHILANTHROPIC ACTIVITIES Co-founder of Microsoft Bill Gates, has just stepped down from the company’s Board of Directors, as well as leaves the board of Berkshire Hathaway. Gates was CEO until 2000 and handed over the role to…

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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 and Ericsson Now On Connected Vehicle Cloud

JOIN FORCES ON VEHICLE CLOUD SOLUTIONS Microsoft and Ericsson have announced that they will be joining forces to build an improved Connected Vehicle Cloud solution for the auto industry. The collaboration will allow Ericsson’s Connected Vehicle Cloud to be built…

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