Christian Belady at Datacentres Malaysia Conference, January 16

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Asia is one of the critical regions for Microsoft as the demand for our cloud services continues to grow. To help share our latest thinking and best practices with the industry in that region, on January 16, Microsoft’s General Manager of Data Center Services, Christian Belady will speak with data center executives and managers at the Datacentres Malaysia conference in Kuala Lumpur. Read More >>

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Microsoft’s Top 10 Business Practices for Environmentally Sustainable Data Centers

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Data Centers, Efficiency and Sustainability
Microsoft recognizes the tough challenges that data center and IT managers face today as they struggle to support their businesses in the face of rising costs and uncertainty about the future. But the fact is – being “lean and green” is good for both the business and the environment. Read More >>

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Every Watt Matters!

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Business Impact, Data Centers, Efficiency and Sustainability, Road Map
Data center operators are touting metrics like PUE to demonstrate energy efficiency leadership, but there is more to consider. Data centers exist because they can more efficiently and economically scale to house servers that host online services used by enterprises and consumers. However, we need a more holistic approach to ensure that we are minimizing the energy consumed to run these services. Performance matters, but so does the energy consumed to deliver that performance. During my past 40 years as a computer architect, I have seen processor power grow faster than processor performance. Read More >>

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Microsoft Shares Video Tour of its Cloud Datacenters

Today our team is releasing a video tour of four of Microsoft’s global datacenters. The video provides an inside look at how the company has invested heavily... Read More >>

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The Cloud Infrastructure Journey - From Containers to Modularity, Long Live Containment!

In late 2007 we were intrigued by the opportunity of deploying servers in ISO (shipping) containers. Our analysis showed that we could pack as many as 2500... Read More >>

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