Microsoft sets up 3 data centres in India

June 8, 2015

MSMicrosoft said it had set up three data centres in this country. With these, the Redmond-headquartered software major expects to be better equipped to target sensitive sectors like government and financial services. where there is always fear on data privacy. Every year, Microsoft invests around $5 billion in setting up data centres and towards their operations. The centres have the ability to scale up further without much of physical expansion.
Microsoft intends to host its Azure (its cloud platform), Office 365 and CRM Online out of these centres. The company said starting next month, customers will be able to participate in the private preview of Microsoft Azure from its India data centres. The private preview is expected to introduce about 150 customers to run trials of their apps on Microsoft Azure, to start with, from local infrastructure. Source

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