Microsoft Announces Two Azure Data centers in UK

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Microsoft CEO, Satya Nadella took to the stage at the Future Decoded conference today to announce two new Azure data centers opening in the UK in 2016. Microsoft recently completed Azure datacenters in Ireland and the Netherlands, but this will be the first datacenter in the UK. The expansion will allow UK businesses and government organizations using Azure to store and backup data within the UK region for the first time.

At least one datacenter will be built near London with support for Office 365 and Azure coming in late 2016 and support for Dynamics CRM shortly after. These new data centers will be located in the 21st region to have Microsoft Azure services, which is more than double the number of regions occupied by Amazon and Google combined.

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