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Amazing Facts About Microsoft’s Azure Revealed at Build Conference


The new top cloud guy of the Microsoft is Scott Guthrie when he stepped on the stage in San Francisco, he rattled off some mind blowing statistics about the Microsoft’s cloud.

This week he spoke at the Microsoft build conference. The numbers are quite impressive:

Microsoft EVP of cloud Scott Guthrie

Since last year’s build, the Microsoft has release nearly three hundred new features.

He also said that The Microsoft will release and announce some more new features today.

He said that last week the company opened data centers in new regions in China and making it a new global cloud provider with the data centers.

Around the world Microsoft will have more sixteen public cloud regions soon he said.

More than fifty seven percent of the fortune five hundred companies use Azure in some way, there are more than one million database and 250,000 websites that are now running on it and it can store more than twenty trillion pieces of the data.

The visual studio data developer services, that is launched last year in November, there are more than one million developers that have signed on to use it cloud development tool says Guthrie.

The customers of Microsoft cloud are doing many powerful and good things, for instance the game (Titanfal) runs on Azure. But among all the things the most impressive one is that the online streaming portion of the NBC Olympics was delivered all over the Azure setting the best record in the process.

Amazing Facts About Microsoft’s Azure Revealed at Build Conference

Guthrie said that the new record of the high definition streaming was the hockey match of Canada and U&S, in which the Olympics had 100 million viewers.

The senior vice president and the general manager Rick Cinderella talk about choosing Microsoft on the stage.

Cordella said” NBC bets $1 billion on the Olympics and we have 17 days to recoup that investment. There’s no safety net when it comes to putting content out there, “There’s no going back if something goes wrong. It’s not like you can use a product or company that you don’t trust to pull this off.”


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