Microsoft Azure technology innovation and research

Microsoft Azure hardware innovation and research projects

Having attended the recent Microsoft Azure Virtual Datacenter Tour webinar, a series of highly interesting announcements were made around upcoming Microsoft Azure cloud technologies. Many of these technologies stem from Microsoft Research projects and are very promising in terms of changing the way we perceive the daily functions of the […]

Microsoft Virtual Datacenter Experience

The Microsoft virtual datacenter experience

The Microsoft virtual datacenter experience According to Microsoft, “the cloud is a globally interconnected network of millions of computers in datacenters around the world that work together to store and manage data, run applications and deliver content and services.” Microsoft have created a virtual demonstration and training experience which immerses […]

Greece Cloud Computing

Microsoft Azure investment in new Greece-based data center region

Summary The implementation of Microsoft’s investment in Greece, amounting to 400 million euros, for a Data Center node in Attica, with the added value reaching 1 billion euros, was announced today by Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis, Microsoft President Brad Smith and Microsoft’s CEO for Greece, Cyprus and Malta, Theodosis Michalopoulos. […]

Datacenter standards and certifications

What is a data center? A data center (DC) is a facility used to house computer systems and associated components, such as telecommunications and storage systems. It generally includes redundant or backup power supplies, redundant data communications connections, environmental controls (e.g. air conditioning, fire suppression) and various security devices. A large data center is an industrial-scale operation using as […]