Microsoft Invests Significantly in Its Canadian Cloud Infrastructure To Stimulate Innovation In The Country
Microsoft News Center Canada | January 09, 2020
Microsoft Canada announced today that it is undertaking the largest expansion of its Canadian cloud infrastructure since 2016, when it launched its two cloud regions across the country. In fact, the company announced the addition of new Azure availability zones in the Central Canada region, thereby increasing the computing capacity in this region by more than 1,300% since it went online in 2016. The Availability provides users with high availability for their most demanding applications and services as well as confidence and protection against potential hardware and software failures by using at least three separate physical locations within an Azure region .Microsoft will also significantly increase computing capacity in the Eastern region of Canada in the first half of the year. This expansion, which builds on Microsoft's significant presence in Canada, will help local businesses access new innovations that will accelerate their development.