1. Microsoft to Open Africa Data Centers to Seek Edge in Cloud Push

    Microsoft to Open Africa Data Centers to Seek Edge in Cloud Push

    Microsoft Corp. will offer cloud-computing services from data centers in Africa for the first time, seeking an edge over rivals in targeting local customers.

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  1. Categories

    1. Data Center Design:

      Construction and Infrastructure, Container, Data Center Outages, Monitoring, Power and Cooling
    2. Policy:

      Cap and Trade, Carbon Footprint, Carbon Reduction Commitment, Carbon Tax, Emissions
    3. Power:

      Biomass, Fossil Fuel, Fuel Cell, Geothermal, Hydro, Nuclear, Solar, Wind
    4. Application:

      Cloud Computing, Grid Computing
    5. Technology:

      Microblogging, Networking, Servers, Storage, Supercomputer
  2. Quotes

    1. We're excited by the growing demand for cloud services in Africa and the ability of the cloud to act as a catalyst for new economic opportunities.
    2. We greatly value Microsoft's commitment to invest in cloud services delivered from Africa.
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