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  • Blog Post: Securing Microsoft’s Cloud Infrastructure

    By Charlie McNerney, GM, Business & Risk Management, Global Foundation Services When we talk with business customers about what they expect from cloud computing, two main themes emerge. On the one hand, technology business decision makers are enticed by the idea that purchasing services from...
  • Blog Post: Shedding Light on Our New Cloud Farms

    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: Securing Microsoft’s Cloud Infrastructure: Part 2

    By Pete Boden, GM, Online Services Security & Compliance , Global Foundation Services The release last week of our white paper on Securing Microsoft’s Cloud Infrastructure has generated a lot of discussion in the industry, which was our intent. We wrote the paper in part to communicate our...
  • Blog Post: Information Security Management System for Microsoft Cloud Infrastructure

    By Mark Estberg, Senior Director of Risk and Compliance, Global Foundation Services I often hear questions that are variations of “How does Microsoft secure its cloud?” and “How does Microsoft manage compliance in the cloud?” The answer is similar to how any enterprise...
  • 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...