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

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Whether you manage an IT environment or have considered a move to cloud services, do not miss the opportunity to hear from two of Microsoft’s top data center experts at the upcoming Datacenter Dynamics Converged Seattle conference on September 12. In separate keynotes, Microsoft Data Center Services team General Managers Christian Belady and Gregg McKnight will discuss the company’s global cloud-scale infrastructure evolution, share best practices, and answer questions about the company’s cloud management strategies. Read More >>

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

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If you love technology and enjoy tackling big challenges, come join the team at Microsoft where we’re building one of the largest and most advanced cloud infrastructure operations. We have more than 100 cloud infrastructure job openings posted this week within the Global Foundation Services (GFS) organization. GFS is responsible for designing, building, securing and operating the data centers and networks that support Microsoft’s 200+ cloud services, including Bing, Xbox Live, Office 365, and Windows Azure. Today, I’m highlighting three roles created to help our Data Center Services (DCS) team plan and manage a massive global expansion of our cloud infrastructure. Read More >>

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

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Christian Belady, Microsoft’s general manager of Data Center Services, received the Outstanding Contribution to the Industry Award by DatacenterDynamics at their inaugural North American Awards ceremony in San Francisco last week. Belady was honored for his years of contributions to the data center community, including as a founding member of ASHRAE’s TC9.9, an early architect of The Green Grid and the originator of the broadly-used power usage effectiveness (PUE) metric to measure energy efficiency of a data center. Read More >>

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

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Earlier this month, Microsoft’s Ireland Data Center received the 2013 Data Center of the Year Award from Ireland’s ICT Excellence. The 13th annual ICT Excellence Awards ceremony was held on May 16 in Dublin, Ireland, and recognizes the achievements of outstanding performers in Ireland’s business technology sector. The Dublin data center was honored for demonstrating ‘innovation, awareness of its environmental impact, integrated thinking, and how the facility needed to be developed to meet current and future needs. Read More >>

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

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Microsoft’s General Manager of Data Center Services Christian Belady will present on Wednesday, May 15 at the Uptime Symposium in Santa Clara, Calif., discussing the company’s cloud infrastructure strategy and how the latest technology trends are influencing to changes in our data centers. Read More >>

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