Microsoft has confirmed plans to open its own cloud region in Germany and its first cloud sites in Switzerland and the Middle East. Microsoft faces tough competition in the cloud arena, and ensuring that customers can get access to compute resources where they're most convenient is critical to staying competitive with Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud, and other firms.
It also works with technology partners throughout the Middle East and Africa to support more than 4,000 start-ups, and integrating its Abu Dhabi and Dubai data centres with its global cloud infrastructure will connect regional businesses with global opportunities, said Hashish.
It's part of an ongoing geographic expansion to better serve customers of its Azure cloud platform, Office 365 productivity suite, and Dynamics 365 business applications. In addition, the general availability of Microsoft Azure and Microsoft 365 in France has also been announced. The Microsoft Cloud - comprising Microsoft Azure, Office 365 and Dynamics 365 - from Swiss datacenters is expected to be initially available in 2019. We have long-standing expertise and deep local relationships in the Middle East.
The partnership means Microsoft's Azure customers can take advantage of WANdisco's Fusion continuous data replication technology across both on-premise and cloud environments for their on-demand data analytics and offsite disaster recovery implementations.
The new cloud offering will provide enterprise-grade reliability, performance and business continuity, combined with data residency within Germany and connectivity to Microsoft's global public cloud network.
In Switzerland, data centers will be opened in Geneva and Zurich, and are a response to Microsoft's "engagement with financial institutions and regulators in Switzerland". Its Azure cloud is now in 42 regions globally. Each datacenter geography, or geo, delivers a consistent experience, backed by robust policies, controls and systems to help keep data safe and help comply with local and regional regulations.
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Even Democrats who voted for Pompeo's confirmation to lead the Central Intelligence Agency past year now say they have concerns. Blessing said he believes the president will have Pompeo play on his knowledge of North Korea and Russian Federation .
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We were just a couple plays short". "They were sad for me and the Patriots". "It's been such a great love for me". Of course, Gronkowski returned for the Super Bowl and caught nine passes for 116 yards, including two touchdowns.
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Google to ban all crypto-related advertising
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Southampton in talks with Hughes
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Nidahas Trophy: India win toss, match reduced to 19 overs
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Oklahoma makes March Madness as No. 10 seed
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Modi hold talks with French President
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