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Microsoft Brings Windows Azure Cloud to China


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

Colo Near the Kremlin: Telehouse Expands Into Moscow


Colocation and interconnection specialist Telehouse is the first global data center brand to establish a facility in Moscow, the company said this week. Telehouse Russia is the company’s 45th global data center, and its first in Russia. The facility is opening in partnership with a local colo operator named Dataspace,… Read More

New York Data Centers Battle Back from Storm Damage

Hurricane Sandy was a freak of nature that caused floods in many basements with critical infrastructure, some bringing down data centers in those buildings for days.

As Thursday dawned on lower Manhattan, the city’s battered data centers continued their recovery efforts. Wednesday was a day of fast-moving events, as some facilities that were down came up, and some that were up went down. Several of the hardest-hit facilities were hoping to be back in action Thursday. Read More

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