Kushagra Vaid & Mark Shaw
GM Server Engineering / Director HW Engineering
Data centers have captured the attention of the computing
industry over the last few years, fueled mainly by the tremendous
growth in cloud computing. Companies need to make sure these
facilities and IT equipment operate as efficiently as possible.
Microsoft has taken a holistic approach to data center efficiency,
challenging convention and identifying innovative ways to increase
The heart of the data center is the array of servers and storage devices that process the actual workloads. This module discusses how Microsoft researches and designs server technologies that are optimized for cloud workloads, and how we are driving these key learnings and designs back through our supply base and the industry at large.