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    By Kevin Timmons, General Manager of Datacenter Services It’s an exciting time for Microsoft’s datacenter program. In addition to operating one of the largest global datacenter footprints in the industry, we have been super busy working on multiple next-generation, modular facilities that...
  • Blog Post: Watt Matters in Energy Efficiency!

    By Dileep Bhandarkar, Ph. D. Distinguished Engineer Global Foundation Services, Microsoft I recently had the privilege to deliver a keynote speech titled “Watt Matters in Datacenters” at the Server Design Summit in Santa Clara, CA on December 1, 2010. My keynote focused on energy efficiency...
  • Blog Post: Security Best Practices for Developing Windows Azure Applications

    By Mark Estberg, Senior Director of Risk and Compliance, Global Foundation Services Security challenges exist in the cloud and applications must take these challenges into account. Our team recently collaborated with other security experts to publish a white paper which describes these challenges and...
  • Blog Post: Introducing the Microsoft Compliance Framework for Online Services

    By Mark Estberg, Senior Director of Risk and Compliance, Global Foundation Services Sometimes it can seem like half the battle of securing online services involves satisfying audits and otherwise demonstrating that you are complying with industry and government regulations. Just like any online...
  • Blog Post: Rightsizing Servers to Achieve Cost and Power Savings

    For Production Datacenters - White paper published This week our team published a new white paper on “Rightsizing Servers to Achieve Cost and Power Savings,” written by Dileep Bhandarkar and Kushagra Vaid, distinguished engineer and principal hardware architect in our Global Foundation Services...
  • Blog Post: Continuing to Share Best Practices on Security and Privacy for the Cloud

    By Mark Estberg, Senior Director of Risk and Compliance, Global Foundation Services Microsoft has released several papers over the last couple of months on how we secure the cloud infrastructure, manage online service security, and how we developed and manage our compliance framework. Together...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft’s Cloud Infrastructure Receives FISMA Approval

    By Mark Estberg, Senior Director of Risk and Compliance, Global Foundation Services Although cloud computing has emerged as a hot topic only in the past few years, Microsoft has been running some of the largest and most reliable online services in the world for over 16 years. Our cloud infrastructure...