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

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Business Impact, Data Centers, Events, Reliability, Server Design
Servers represent an essential component in any datacenter operation. Once a datacenter is built, the servers and energy required to power them are the two largest recurring expenditures, and some datacenter operators aren’t aware of this fact. Kushagra Vaid, General Manager for Server Engineering, will keynote at the Open Server Summit in San Francisco on October 24 to share how Microsoft optimizes its servers for cloud service delivery. Read More >>

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Microsoft’s Cloud Infrastructure Team is Hiring

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Data Centers
Microsoft’s cloud is rapidly growing and we’re constantly looking for people with experience well-suited to building, managing, and securing our data centers and network infrastructure. Some of the 82+ positions on Microsoft’s Cloud Infrastructure Job listings site (note: scroll down the site’s page for current job listings) include operations managers, electrical and mechanical engineers, project managers, networking and security experts, business managers, as well as software developers. Read More >>

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Brian Janous to keynote Data Center World Conference April 29th

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Events
Microsoft’s director of energy strategy, Brian Janous, will deliver the opening keynote address at the Data Center World Spring 2013 conference in Las Vegas at the Mandalay Bay Hotel, on April 29th. Data Center World Spring, a bi-annual event produced by AFCOM, includes more than 60 educational sessions covering all aspects of data center and facilities management. Read More >>

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How Microsoft Secures its Cloud-Scale Data Centers and Infrastructure

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Security and Compliance
Microsoft is committed to giving customers the information they need to have confidence in us as a cloud provider. Today, we continue to share our best practices and key learnings to be as open and transparent as possible, and contribute to industry and community efforts to increase trust in the cloud. While there is complexity in the cloud and in some of the security techniques necessary to protect cloud services, explanations should be clear. Read More >>

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

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Security and Compliance
Attacks on Country-Code Top Level Domains (ccTLDs) have far-reaching effects on private individuals, large and small companies, non-profits, and government organizations. Today, I wrote on the Microsoft Security blog about a new Microsoft Country-Code Top-Level Domain (ccTLD) Registry Security Assessment Service that we are now offering to address this challenge. Read More >>

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