Global Foundation Services Blog

Offering Support to Help Victims of the Japanese Earthquake

By Charlie McNerney, GM, Business Management, GFS On Friday, March 11th, 2011, a magnitude 8.9...

Author: GFS1 Date: 03/11/2011

Shedding Light on Our New Cloud Farms

By Kevin Timmons, General Manager of Datacenter Services It’s an exciting time for...

Author: GFS1 Date: 01/04/2011

Watt Matters in Energy Efficiency!

By Dileep Bhandarkar, Ph. D. Distinguished EngineerGlobal Foundation Services, Microsoft I recently...

Author: GFS1 Date: 12/13/2010

Microsoft’s Cloud Infrastructure Receives FISMA Approval

By Mark Estberg, Senior Director of Risk and Compliance, Global Foundation Services Although cloud...

Author: GFS1 Date: 12/02/2010

Information Security Management System for Microsoft Cloud Infrastructure

By Mark Estberg, Senior Director of Risk and Compliance, Global Foundation Services I often hear...

Author: GFS1 Date: 11/12/2010

Security Best Practices for Developing Windows Azure Applications

By Mark Estberg, Senior Director of Risk and Compliance, Global Foundation Services Security...

Author: GFS1 Date: 06/11/2010

Rightsizing Servers to Achieve Cost and Power Savings

For Production Datacenters - White paper published This week our team published a new white paper on...

Author: GFS1 Date: 12/16/2009

Continuing to Share Best Practices on Security and Privacy for the Cloud

By Mark Estberg, Senior Director of Risk and Compliance, Global Foundation Services Microsoft has...

Author: GFS1 Date: 11/16/2009

Introducing the Microsoft Compliance Framework for Online Services

By Mark Estberg, Senior Director of Risk and Compliance, Global Foundation Services Sometimes it can...

Author: GFS1 Date: 10/25/2009

Microsoft Celebrates Chicago Data Center Grand Opening

Microsoft’s cloud computing infrastructure takes another big step forward this week with the grand...

Author: GFS1 Date: 09/30/2009

Dublin Data Center Celebrates Grand Opening

This is a big week for Microsoft’s online, live, and cloud services as we celebrate the grand...

Author: GFS1 Date: 09/24/2009

Microsoft Brings Two More Mega Data Centers Online in July

July marks the launch of our two newest mega data centers in Chicago and Dublin. Our Dublin facility...

Author: GFS1 Date: 06/29/2009

Microsoft’s Infrastructure Services Team Welcomes Kevin Timmons

Building an organization around exceptional leaders with the deepest industry expertise is core to...

Author: GFS1 Date: 06/22/2009

Response to Question about SAS 70 Objectives

By Pete Boden, GM, Online Services Security & Compliance, Global Foundation Services Following...

Author: GFS1 Date: 06/16/2009

Securing Microsoft’s Cloud Infrastructure: Part 2

By Pete Boden, GM, Online Services Security & Compliance, Global Foundation Services The release...

Author: GFS1 Date: 06/08/2009

Securing Microsoft’s Cloud Infrastructure

By Charlie McNerney, GM, Business & Risk Management, Global Foundation Services When we talk...

Author: GFS1 Date: 05/27/2009