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

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Microsoft’s cloud infrastructure has undergone a major cloud-scale transformation in recent years and David Gauthier has been a driving force behind some of its key changes. In his over 13 years at Microsoft through a variety of technical, program and project management roles, Gauthier has helped design and construct more than a dozen Microsoft data centers including Quincy, Washington, San Antonio, Chicago, Dublin and Boydton, Virginia facilities. On Friday, July 12, Gauthier will talk about this journey with fellow data center operators in a keynote and panel discussion at Datacenter Dynamics Converged: San Francisco (Marriott Marquis). Read More >>

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Cloud Computing Creates Opportunities for Greater Efficiency!

The New York Timeshas launched a series looking at the environmental and economic impacts of cloud computing. These are critical issues to all cloud users and providers, and areas in which Microsoft has dedicated substantial resources, helped create industry metrics for, and publicly shared our best practices on for many years. We may not agree with all of the conclusions that theTimesreaches, but we appreciate their desire to focus attention on these important topics. Read More >>

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Microsoft Cloud Fundamentals Video Series Available on Data Center Security

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While at the RSA Conference in San Francisco recently, I had the opportunity to talk with Tim Rains, a director in Microsoft’s Trustworthy Computing team, about physical security measures and best practices deployed at our data centers. Security is among the top concerns for customers worldwide and physical security of data centers is a frequent topic. The conversation is featured in a segment on Microsoft’s Trustworthy Computing Cloud Fundamental Video Series and provides insights into Microsoft’s holistic approach to physical security that encompasses increasing levels of security controls from the outside perimeter of our data centers through to increased levels of controls placed closer to data assets based on the value of the assets. Read More >>

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