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Microsoft To Build Two More Data Centers in Virginia

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Microsoft Corp. will invest an additional $348 million to expand its modular data center site in southern Virginia, the company said today. The company will build two additional facilities on its data center campus to increase capacity to serve its growing customer base. Read More

Does the Supply Chain Figure Into Microsoft-Dell Chatter?

Amid reports that Microsoft may participate with private equity firms in a leveraged buyout of Dell, it’s worth noting that Dell has historically played a meaningful role in the supply chain for Microsoft’s cloud computing infrastructure, supplying many of the servers that fill the company’s global network of data centers. Read More

Microsoft Brings Windows Azure Cloud to China

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The Windows Azure public cloud is coming to China. Microsoft has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the municipality of Shanghai, and signed agreement to license Microsoft technologies to 21Vianet, who will offer Azure in China out of local data centers. Read More

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