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No mês que marca os dois anos do lançamento do Microsoft Mais Brasil, plano abrangente anunciado em outubro de 2020, com o objetivo de contribuir para promover o crescimento social e econômico do país, a Microsoft anunci

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Demand for local and resilient cloud capabilities keeps growing: Here’s how Microsoft is bringing more options to Australia and New Zealand

The cloud plays an increasingly significant role in our lives. It enables remote work and learning, global collaboration, business continuity, discovery and innovation, and the powering of critical life and safety servic

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Microsoft expands with datacenter availability zones in Norway

As businesses move more of their workloads to the cloud, business continuity, data protection, and resiliency have become more important than ever.

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Opening doors to a sustainable future with Microsoft’s Circular Center in Singapore

Another step toward eliminating electronic waste and responding to the needs of our planet.

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Microsoft opens first global datacenter region in Qatar, bringing new opportunities for a cloud-first economy

Microsoft announced the launch of its new datacenter region in Qatar, marking a major milestone for Microsoft as the first hyperscale cloud provider to deliver enterprise-grade services in the country.

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Microsoft launches Azure Availability Zones to heighten competitiveness of UAE organizations

Microsoft announces the general availability of Azure Availability Zones to be delivered via its UAE datacentres in Dubai.

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Microsoft takes another key step to reduce data centre emissions in ANZ

Microsoft partners with sustainable electricity retailer Ecotricity to ensure our new datacentre region in New Zealand is powered by 100 per cent carbon-free energy when it launches.

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Conscious cloud: our Aotearoa datacenter pledge Microsoft’s datacenter region powered by 100 percent carbon-free energy from day one

Microsoft’s forthcoming New Zealand datacenter region—comprising three separate datacenters—is set to usher in a new era of tech acceleration in this country, bringing hyperscale public cloud capabilities on a scale neve

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VERBUND and Microsoft are entering into a partnership to jointly drive digitalization and decarbonization.

VERBUND und Microsoft gehen eine technologische Partnerschaft ein, die auch weit über die Grenzen der beiden Unternehmen wirken soll.

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Microsoft Switzerland expands its local datacenters with Availability Zones

To reinforce its commitment to providing business continuity, data protection, and security in the cloud, Microsoft Switzerland is launching Azure Availability Zones in the Switzerland North datacenter region.

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Microsoft is the first global cloud provider to achieve Qatar’s National Information Assurance Certification

Microsoft has become the first global cloud provider in Qatar to receive the National Information Assurance Certification issued by the National Cyber Security Agency.

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Microsoft announces intent to build a new datacenter region in Finland, accelerating sustainable digital transformation, and enabling large scale carbon-free district heating

To support customer needs for high availability and resilience, the new datacenter region will feature Azure Availability Zones—unique physical locations equipped with independent power, networking, and cooling for addit

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Microsoft announces intent to establish India datacenter region in Hyderabad

This strategic investment is aligned with Microsoft’s commitment to help customers thrive in a cloud- and AI-enabled digital economy—and will become part of the world’s largest cloud infrastructure.

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Microsoft Azure expands to new region in the China market

A new Microsoft Azure region in North China will gain unrestricted access by customers, adding a fifth Azure region to the China market and doubling the capacity of Microsoft’s intelligent cloud portfolio in China.

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Microsoft announces plans to establish a new datacenter region in Denmark to accelerate the country’s green, digital transformation

Powered by 100 percent renewable energy, the datacenter region will provide Danish customers of all sizes with faster access to Microsoft Cloud, world-class security, and the ability to store data at rest in the country.

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Microsoft launches Azure Availability Zones in its Central India datacenter region

Microsoft India announces the launch of Availability Zones in its Central India datacenter region, providing additional resilience options for customers’ cloud apps.

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MEEZA reveals the launch of its 4th M-VAULT 4 Data Center building

The new datacentre building hosts a Microsoft Cloud datacentre region offering cloud services to customers in Qatar, the region, and the world.

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Microsoft announces “Digital AmBEtion” plan to accelerate growth and innovation in Belgium, including its intent to establish a datacenter region in the country

Digital AmBEtion includes three pillars: providing world-class digital infrastructure, helping citizens develop digital skills, and creating sustainable societal impact.

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Microsoft expands cloud services with two new datacenters in Wyoming

Microsoft announces the launch of two new Microsoft datacenters in Cheyenne, Wyoming—one in the Cheyenne Business Parkway and another in Bison Business Park.

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Microsoft opens its sustainable datacenter region in Sweden, creating new opportunities for a cloud-first Sweden

Microsoft Corp. announces the launch of its newest sustainable datacenter region in Sweden with presence in Gävle, Sandviken, and Staffanstorp.

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Azure Availability Zones to enable competitiveness of SA businesses

Microsoft has made Azure Availability Zones generally available in the Johannesburg datacentre region (SA North).

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Microsoft’s global partner Predica enters Qatar ahead of cloud region launch

Ahead of Microsoft unveiling its new datacentre in Doha, its partner, Predica, entered the Qatari market in anticipation of an increase in demand for a world-class IT consultancy.

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Expanding cloud services: Microsoft launches its sustainable datacenter region in Arizona

We’re launching our newest sustainable datacenter region in Arizona, known as “West US 3.” 

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Microsoft to launch new cloud datacenter region in Israel

Microsoft announces plans to establish the company’s first cloud region in Israel to deliver its intelligent, trusted cloud services through a local datacenter region.

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MIDA welcomes Microsoft’s first datacenter region in Malaysia: A game-changer for Malaysia’s digital economic transformation

The Malaysian Investment Development Authority (MIDA) is proud to pronounce Microsoft’s Bersama Malaysia initiative as a game-changer toward the country’s digital-first agenda, in line with the nation’s MyDIGITAL aspirat

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Microsoft announces plans to establish its first datacenter region in Malaysia as part of “Bersama Malaysia” initiative to support inclusive economic growth

Microsoft Corp. announces its “Bersama Malaysia” (Together with Malaysia) initiative, which marks a significant commitment to empowering Malaysia’s inclusive digital economy and advancing the nation’s digital transformat

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Microsoft to establish first datacenter region in Indonesia as part of Berdayakan Ekonomi Digital Indonesia initiative

Microsoft announces its Berdayakan Ekonomi Digital Indonesia initiative, which marks a significant commitment to advancing growth and digital transformation for Indonesia, its vibrant developer and startup ecosystem, ent

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Microsoft to establish first datacenter region in Indonesia as part of Berdayakan Ekonomi Digital Indonesia initiative

Microsoft announces its Berdayakan Ekonomi Digital Indonesia initiative, which marks a significant commitment to advancing growth and digital transformation for Indonesia, its vibrant developer and startup ecosystem, ent

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Microsoft will establish its next U.S. datacenter region in Georgia’s Fulton and Douglas Counties

Datacenters are part of today’s critical infrastructure—providing reliable and scalable compute power for online transactions, conference calls, virtual classrooms, supply chain and inventory management, internet searche

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Microsoft New Zealand cloud business lead appointed to regional role

Microsoft New Zealand is congratulating Azure Business Group Lead Patrick (Padi) Quesnel for his appointment to a new regional role.

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Azure Availability Zones in the South Central US datacenter region add resiliency

To continue our commitment to supporting stability and resiliency in the cloud, Microsoft is announcing the general availability of Azure Availability Zones from our South Central US datacenter region.

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Microsoft Switzerland launches Dynamics 365, more Power Platform modules, and additional Azure services from the Swiss datacenters

With Microsoft Dynamics 365 and Microsoft Power Platform, Microsoft Switzerland is completing its existing local cloud offering after having previously launched Microsoft Azure and Microsoft 365 with Microsoft Teams.

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Microsoft announces investments to accelerate Sweden’s digital transformation and plans to open its sustainable datacenter region in 2021

Microsoft Corp. announces another major milestone in its commitment to sustainable transformation and investment in Sweden. 

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Microsoft to establish its first datacenter region in Taiwan as a part of its Reimagine Taiwan initiative

Microsoft Corp. announces another major milestone in its “Reimagine Taiwan” initiative, including plans to establish its first cloud datacenter region in Taiwan and a significant investment in local talent and developmen

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Microsoft announces plans to establish its first cloud region in Austria to accelerate local innovation and growth

Bringing the power of Microsoft’s global-scale and trusted cloud to the country’s broad ecosystem of startups, small or medium-sized businesses, enterprises, and government

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Microsoft announces plans for first datacenter region in Greece as part of “GR for GRowth” digital transformation initiative

A significant technology commitment to support people, government, and businesses of all sizes in Greece.

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Microsoft’s newest sustainable datacenter region coming to Arizona in 2021

In developing the new West US 3 region, we have water conservation and replenishment firmly in mind. 

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Microsoft datacenter region granted consent from the New Zealand Overseas Investment Office

The Overseas Investment Office (OIO) determined that Microsoft and the individuals who will govern the investment on the company’s behalf satisfy OIO’s requirements under the Overseas Investment Act. 

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Microsoft announces first major customer for New Zealand datacenter

A new strategic partnership with Fonterra will see the dairy co-operative migrate many mission-critical operations to Microsoft Azure to support its global growth plans. 

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Malaysia’s telecommunications leader transforms its datacenter and empowers a culture of excellence

To transform its business practices, the company chose to go digital with Microsoft Azure.

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Microsoft launches new cloud computing services in UK Azure regions

Microsoft has introduced a number of new cloud computing services across its Microsoft Azure regions in the UK to help keep organisations’ data secure and enable innovation through the use of bots, Internet of Things (Io

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Microsoft announces $1.5 billion investment plan to accelerate digital transformation in Italy, including its first cloud datacenter region

This marks a significant commitment to support local innovation and growth, including the intent to bring Microsoft’s first datacenter region to the country.

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Microsoft announces a $1 billion digital transformation plan for Poland, including access to local cloud services with first datacenter region

Microsoft Corp. announces a comprehensive $1 billion investment plan to accelerate innovation and digital transformation in the “Polish Digital Valley.”

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Microsoft to open new datacenter region in Spain and expand strategic partnership with Telefonica to boost Spain’s competitiveness

Microsoft Corp. and Telefónica announce plans to further expand their global strategic partnership to accelerate digital transformation for public and private entities of all sizes.

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Microsoft announces a $1.1 billion investment plan to drive digital transformation, including its first cloud datacenter region in Mexico

Microsoft announces continued progress on its “Innovate for Mexico” plan to contribute to the development of the country.

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Microsoft plans to establish new cloud datacenter region in Qatar

Microsoft announces plans to establish a new cloud datacenter region in Qatar to deliver its intelligent, trusted cloud services and expand Microsoft’s global cloud infrastructure.

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Microsoft opens two more datacenter regions in the Middle East and Africa, strengthening its cloud footprint in the region

For the first time, Microsoft cloud services are now being delivered from datacentres in the Middle East—with the general availability of two new cloud regions in Abu Dhabi and Dubai.

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Microsoft cloud datacenter regions now available in the UAE to help fuel the Middle East’s future economic ambitions

Microsoft takes a significant step in supporting digital transformation across the Middle East as it launches two new cloud regions in the United Arab Emirates.

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Building for the future: Microsoft’s new Swedish datacenters have sustainability firmly in mind

Viewed as a highly sustainable country, Sweden has made strong commitments to reduce its environmental impact. Its government is even pursuing a progressive Fossil Free Sweden initiative. 

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Microsoft brings digital transformation opportunities with the arrival of its first African datacenters

Microsoft’s first datacentres in Africa are open to customers—with the general availability of Microsoft Azure from new cloud regions in Johannesburg and Cape Town. 

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Microsoft opens first datacenters in Africa with general availability of Microsoft Azure

Microsoft announces the general availability of Microsoft Azure from our new cloud regions in Cape Town and Johannesburg, South Africa.

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The Swiss Microsoft Cloud provides entirely new opportunities in the areas of data management, regulatory compliance and governance

Cloud services—including Microsoft Azure, Microsoft Office 365, and Microsoft Dynamics 365—delivered from Switzerland are especially interesting for companies and organizations handling sensitive data. These include the

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Microsoft Asia’s biggest datacenter pair: Hong Kong and Singapore

Having a comprehensive presence in Asia enables us to provide the best services to our customers. 

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Azure Availability Zones expand with new services and to new regions in Europe and United States

Azure Availability Zones are physically separate locations within an Azure region that protect customers’ apps and data from datacenter-level failures.

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Link Datacenter and Microsoft Egypt introduce Azure Stack Hybrid Cloud Services to Enterprises

Link Datacenter, the leading integrated technology solution provider, has joined forces with Microsoft Egypt to deliver Azure Stack services and become the first provider in Egypt to offer Azure Stack Cloud Services thro

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Microsoft to deliver cloud services from new datacenters in Germany in 2019 to meet evolving customer needs

These new regions will provide both core customer data residency within Germany and full connectivity to Microsoft’s global cloud network. 

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Microsoft to deliver intelligent cloud from Norway datacenters

Microsoft announces plans to further expand its significant and growing investment in cloud computing in Europe by delivering the intelligent Microsoft Cloud from two new datacenter regions in Norway.

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Microsoft announces two new datacenter regions in Norway

Microsoft announces plans to further expand its cloud computing commitment in Europe by delivering the intelligent Microsoft Cloud from two new datacentre regions in Norway. 

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Microsoft cloud services expand in Europe, including new Swiss datacenters

Microsoft baut seine Cloud-Infrastruktur zügig aus und adressiert die steigende Kundennachfrage in Europa.

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Microsoft to deliver the intelligent cloud from new datacenters in the Middle East

Microsoft reveals plans to deliver the intelligent, trusted Microsoft Cloud from its first datacenters located in the Middle East. This will empower organizations, governments, and businesses to achieve more and recogniz

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Microsoft reveals plans for new datacenter in Europe and the Middle East while expanding its cloud offerings

Microsoft announces the expansion of its cloud services in Europe and the Middle East.

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Microsoft France announces the opening of four datacenters in France

Carlo Purassanta, Président de Microsoft France, a présenté ce matin la feuille de route du groupe en France pour 2018 – une année guidée par les trois paris technologiques de Microsoft

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Microsoft first to offer Azure cloud regions for Australian government

Microsoft plans to deliver Microsoft Azure from two new regions within highly secure datacentres in Canberra, Australia.

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Canberra Data Centres turbocharges public sector ecosystem with Microsoft Azure

Located 570 metres above sea level, ringed by national park and farmland, and with a population of just 400,000, Canberra may not seem like an obvious candidate for some of the world’s most advanced datacentres.

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New government datacenter regions available in Arizona and Texas

Located 570 metres above sea level, ringed by national park and farmland, and with a population of just 400,000, Canberra may not seem like an obvious candidate for some of the world’s most advanced datacentres.

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Microsoft continues investment in South Korea by extending Office 365 to new datacenters in Seoul and Busan

Microsoft announces the general availability of Microsoft Office 365 from the new Microsoft Cloud datacenter regions in Seoul and Busan. These offer customers in South Korea the same highly secure cloud productivity and

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The most trusted government cloud for mission-critical workloads

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella gives a Mastermind Keynote at the Gartner Symposium in Orlando discussing Microsoft’s differentiated cloud for global good and how not all clouds are created equal.

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Microsoft becomes first global provider to deliver complete cloud from UK datacenters

Microsoft Cloud opens in the UK with Microsoft Azure and Microsoft Office 365 now generally available from multiple datacentre locations.

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Microsoft Azure now available from UK datacenters

Microsoft is the first global provider to deliver the complete cloud from datacenters in the UK.

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Announcement of commercial cloud services from local datacenters in India

Read a collection of customer and partner quotes about cloud offerings from the India datacenter.

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Microsoft launches commercial cloud services from local datacenters in India

Microsoft announces the availability of Microsoft Azure services via local datacenter regions in India.

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Datacenter expansion and capacity planning

People’s ears usually perk up when they hear that Microsoft Azure uses more server compute capacity than was used on the planet in 1999.

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