More Data In The Clouds In Microsoft's Future

Microsoft will be spending half a billion dollars to open a new data storage center in Virginia. According to Virginia governor's office, the facility will utlize the latest modular, fouth-gen approach, and will open near the town of Boydton, Virginia. For investors, it's a sign that Microsoft is working to add capacity for its Azure, Windows Live and other hosted services.

Microsoft has confirmed plans to build a large new data center in Mecklenburg County, Va., as the company is once again expanding its data center operations.

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