I stumbled across this post yesterday on Bink.nu Blog about some really interesting Microsoft internal IT numbers:
Microsoft internal IT:
600k connected devices10,000 Servers3 Datacenters 1 operations center11% is virtualized in Microsoft Datacenters330 of 385 servers run Windows Server 2008 (RC0) plus all 85 Microsoft.com servers11 clustered systems30,000 users in redmond domain (50,000 with vendors)NAP reporting 140K clients, 90 clients deferred mode
The Redmond Active Directory domain is running in Windows Server 2008 mode since last thursday (Nov 1st)
6 million internal emails per day20 Million emails from Internet97% rejected as spam99,999 uptime
140,000 end users550 buildings98 countries1/3 of the sites are connected over Internet only
2300 Line of business applications1 single SAP instance (5 Terrabyte database)Dynamics/MSCRM
Windows Live Services:
130,000 servers online435 Million unique users280 Billion pageviews daily12 Billion emails daily6 billion Instant Messages daily
Remote connect1 million VPN sessions per month80,000 unique OWA usersRemote app portalTS gateway 20,000 usersDirect Connect pilot
Microsoft.com figures55,7 million unique users, #4 overall site in US280,5 Unique users wordwide #6 site worldwide15,000 request a sec
it is very interesting,
thanks for info!
I wonder how many people maintain all that.
Thats cool - thanks George. I will borrow that :)