Microsoft Datacenters Blog

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Microsoft Invests in Subsea Cables to Connect Datacenters Globally

This blog was originally posted on the Microsoft Azure blog DAVID CROWLEY, Managing Director,...

Author: Microsoft Global Datacenters Date: 05/11/2015

From Silicon to System: How Hyper-scale Impacts Your Design

Brad Booth, Principal Service Engineer, Networking On April 15, 2015, I am delivering a keynote...

Author: Microsoft Global Datacenters Date: 04/08/2015

Microsoft Reinvents Datacenter Power Backup with New Open Compute Project Specification

This blog was originally published on the Server and Cloud blog. Guest post by Shaun Harris,...

Author: Microsoft Global Datacenters Date: 03/10/2015

Microsoft’s Biogas-Powered Data Plant Opens in Wyoming

Cross posted from the Microsoft Green blogJosh Henretig, Senior DirectorEnergy, Environment &...

Author: Microsoft Global Datacenters Date: 11/07/2014

Microsoft Contributes Next Generation Server Design to Open Compute Project

Kushagra VaidGeneral ManagerServer Engineering Yesterday I gave a keynote address at the Open...

Author: Microsoft Global Datacenters Date: 10/31/2014

Microsoft Announces Largest Wind Project to Date

Rob BernardChief Environmental StrategistWorld Wide Environmental Sustainability Microsoft is...

Author: Microsoft Global Datacenters Date: 07/15/2014

Microsoft, Others Partner on Fuel Cell Research with $5 Million Awarded by ARPA-E

Cross-posted from the Microsoft Green Blog Josh Henretig, Director, World Wide Environmental...

Author: Microsoft Global Datacenters Date: 06/24/2014

IT Pros pick Microsoft’s Software-Defined Networks Monitoring solution DEMon

Brad Booth, Principal EngineerGlobal Networking Services Microsoft was recognized for its SDN...

Author: Microsoft Global Datacenters Date: 05/01/2014

Microsoft Expands Datacenter Presence in Iowa

Kevin Williams, DirectorData Center Services Last week, the City of West Des Moines announced that...

Author: Microsoft Global Datacenters Date: 04/24/2014

How Can Datacenters Help Build a New Energy Economy? Just Ask San Antonio

Brian Janous, Director of Energy StrategyGlobal Sales Foundation As Microsoft embraces a more...

Author: Microsoft Global Datacenters Date: 04/16/2014

Three Ways Microsoft is Working to Transform the Energy Supply Chain

Brian Janous, Director of Energy StrategyGlobal Sales Foundation As Microsoft has embraced its...

Author: Microsoft Global Datacenters Date: 04/15/2014

Joining the OCP Foundation Board

Bill Laing, Corporate Vice PresidentCloud & Enterprise The following post is from Bill Laing,...

Author: Microsoft Global Datacenters Date: 03/25/2014

Achievement Unlocked – Fuel Cell-Powered Computing

Sean James, Senior Research Program ManagerGlobal Foundation Services Last month we told you about a...

Author: Microsoft Global Datacenters Date: 02/05/2014

Microsoft contributes cloud server designs to the Open Compute Project

Bill Laing, Corporate Vice PresidentCloud & Enterprise The following post is from Bill Laing,...

Author: Microsoft Global Datacenters Date: 01/28/2014

Microsoft Contributes Cloud Server Specification to Open Compute Project

Kushagra Vaid, General ManagerServer Engineering Today Microsoft announced that it will be joining...

Author: Microsoft Global Datacenters Date: 01/27/2014

Designing and Managing Servers for Cloud-Scale Datacenters: Part 2

Kushagra Vaid, General ManagerServer Engineering As I discussed in a recent blog post, designing...

Author: Microsoft Global Datacenters Date: 12/04/2013

Microsoft Exploring Fuel Cell-Powered Datacenters via the Server Rack

Sean James, Senior Research Program ManagerGlobal Foundation Services Recently, together with...

Author: Microsoft Global Datacenters Date: 11/12/2013

Microsoft Datacenter Engineers Discuss Software-Defined Datacenters at Industry Events

Monica Drake, Cloud Infrastructure MarketingGlobal Foundation Services Customers look to...

Author: Microsoft Global Datacenters Date: 11/09/2013

Microsoft Announces New Investment to Power a Greener Cloud

Brian Janous, Director of Energy StrategyGlobal Foundation Services As Microsoft continues to...

Author: Microsoft Global Datacenters Date: 11/04/2013

Designing and Managing Servers for Cloud-Scale Datacenters

Kushagra Vaid, General ManagerServer Engineering Microsoft's cloud infrastructure, including...

Author: Microsoft Global Datacenters Date: 10/24/2013

Microsoft Channel 9 talks datacenters with Christian Belady

GFS, Staff WriterGlobal Foundation Services Check out this video conversation with Microsoft's...

Author: Microsoft Global Datacenters Date: 10/16/2013

Microsoft’s Cloud Server Engineer to Share Optimized Server Best Practices at Open Server Summit

GFS, Staff WriterGlobal Foundation Services Servers represent an essential component in any...

Author: Microsoft Global Datacenters Date: 10/07/2013

Microsoft’s Global Foundation Services and Windows Azure Receive FedRAMP JAB P-ATO

Mark Estberg, Senior DirectorOnline Services Security & Compliance I am pleased to announce that...

Author: Microsoft Global Datacenters Date: 09/30/2013

Microsoft’s recruiting more Engineers for its expanding Cloud Infrastructure

Molly Griffin, Senior Staffing ManagerGlobal Foundation Services Microsoft has 38 years of...

Author: Microsoft Global Datacenters Date: 09/26/2013

Energy: The Datacenter’s Change Catalyst

Brian Janous, Director of Energy StrategyData Center Services I have the great fortune of working at...

Author: Microsoft Global Datacenters Date: 09/19/2013

Microsoft’s Carbon Offset Strategy: Making a Difference One Project at a Time

Robert Bernard, Chief Environmental StrategistMicrosoft NOTE: This post by Rob Bernard,...

Author: Microsoft Global Datacenters Date: 09/11/2013

Learn how Microsoft Manages its Cloud-Scale Infrastructure at Datacenter Dynamics Converged Seattle

Tim McDowd, Senior ManagerGlobal Foundation Services Whether you manage an IT environment or have...

Author: Microsoft Global Datacenters Date: 09/03/2013

Microsoft’s Cloud Is Growing Again! 100+ Jobs Posted This Week

Molly Griffin, Senior Staffing ManagerGlobal Foundation Services If you love technology and enjoy...

Author: Microsoft Global Datacenters Date: 08/28/2013

Microsoft Research Spotlights Potential of Software Defined Networking

Vijay Gill, General ManagerEngineering Microsoft continues to explore new ways to use software to...

Author: Microsoft Global Datacenters Date: 08/15/2013

Cloud services you can trust: Office 365 availability

Rajesh Jha, Corporate Vice PresidentOffice This is a guest post from Office Corporate Vice...

Author: Microsoft Global Datacenters Date: 08/08/2013

Microsoft’s Cloud Infrastructure Team is Hiring

Molly Griffin, Senior Staffing ManagerGlobal Foundation Services Microsoft's cloud is rapidly...

Author: Microsoft Global Datacenters Date: 07/22/2013

Microsoft’s Christian Belady receives Outstanding Contribution to the Industry Award

Tim McDowd, Senior ManagerGlobal Foundation Services Christian Belady, Microsoft's general...

Author: Microsoft Global Datacenters Date: 07/17/2013

Microsoft’s David Gauthier Shares Data Center Design Strategies at Datacenter Dynamics Converged

Tim McDowd, Senior ManagerDigital Communications Microsoft's cloud infrastructure has undergone...

Author: Microsoft Global Datacenters Date: 07/01/2013

Reducing Emissions in Datacenters

Josh Henretig, DirectorEnvironmental Sustainability NOTE: This post by Josh Henretig, Director of...

Author: Microsoft Global Datacenters Date: 06/24/2013

Microsoft’s Infrastructure Networking Expert Vijay Gill at GigaOm Structure this month

Tim McDowd, Senior PR ManagerMarketing and Digital Communications Microsoft General Manager of...

Author: Microsoft Global Datacenters Date: 06/03/2013

Microsoft wins 2013 Data Center of the Year Award from ICT Excellence for Dublin Facility

Christian Belady, General ManagerData Center Services Earlier this month, Microsoft's Ireland...

Author: Microsoft Global Datacenters Date: 05/28/2013

Cloud Compliance

Mark Estberg, Senior DirectorOnline Services Security & Compliance Compliance is a popular and...

Author: Microsoft Global Datacenters Date: 05/08/2013

Microsoft’s Christian Belady Speaking at Uptime Symposium on the Cloud’s Impact on Data Centers

Tim McDowd, Senior PR ManagerMarketing and Digital Communications Microsoft's General Manager of...

Author: Microsoft Global Datacenters Date: 05/01/2013

Microsoft’s ITPAC – A Perfect Fit for Off-the-Grid Computing Capacity

Sean James, Senior Research Program ManagerGlobal Foundation Services Last November we announced our...

Author: Microsoft Global Datacenters Date: 04/22/2013

10 Earth-Friendly Facts about Microsoft’s Cloud Infrastructure

Brian Janous, Utility ArchitectData Center Advanced Development Earth Day is Monday, April 22,...

Author: Microsoft Global Datacenters Date: 04/16/2013

How Microsoft Operates One of the World’s Largest Cloud Infrastructures

Data Center Services Team Microsoft has delivered online services since 1994 with the launch of MSN....

Author: Microsoft Global Datacenters Date: 04/03/2013

Brian Janous to keynote Data Center World Conference April 29th

Tim McDowd, Senior ManagerDigital Communications Microsoft's director of energy strategy, Brian...

Author: Microsoft Global Datacenters Date: 04/01/2013

Microsoft Cloud-Scale Data Center designs

David Gauthier, DirectorData Center Architecture & Design In a post last month, I shared some...

Author: Microsoft Global Datacenters Date: 03/26/2013

Microsoft Sharing Data Center Management Practices at Industry Events this Month

Tim McDowd, Senior ManagerDigital Communications Two members of Microsoft's Data Center team...

Author: Microsoft Global Datacenters Date: 03/07/2013

How Microsoft Secures its Cloud-Scale Data Centers and Infrastructure

Mark Estberg, Senior DirectorOnline Services Security & Compliance Microsoft is committed to...

Author: Microsoft Global Datacenters Date: 02/28/2013

Microsoft Announces Free Security Assessment Service For Country-Code Top-Level Domain Registries

Pete Boden, General ManagerOnline Services Security & Compliances Attacks on Country-Code...

Author: Microsoft Global Datacenters Date: 02/26/2013

Software Reigns in Microsoft’s Cloud-Scale Datacenters

David Gauthier, DirectorDatacenter Architecture & Design Operating and maintaining the...

Author: Microsoft Global Datacenters Date: 02/11/2013

Microsoft Helps City of Quincy Reuse Water and Recharge the Aquifer

Kevin Williams, DirectorData Center Services When most people think about data centers, and their...

Author: Microsoft Global Datacenters Date: 01/30/2013

Christian Belady at Datacentres Malaysia Conference, January 16

Christian Belady, General ManagerData Center Services Asia is one of the critical regions for...

Author: Microsoft Global Datacenters Date: 01/11/2013

2012’s Big Moments in the Microsoft Cloud

Christian Belady, General ManagerData Center Services Many of us spend time reflecting this time of...

Author: Microsoft Global Datacenters Date: 12/31/2012

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