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Indonesia to house Southeast Asia's second Microsoft data hub

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Jakarta   /   Fri, February 26, 2021   /  04:08 pm
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Multinational technology company Microsoft announced on Thursday that it would establish the company’s first data center region in Indonesia and continue to roll out its training initiatives. The Indonesian data center region will be the company’s second data center in Southeast Asia after Singapore and will be among Microsoft’s 60 data centers globally. All partnering businesses will have access to the Azure cloud service upon the launch. The data center region will also feature Azure Availability Zones, which are physical locations equipped with independent power, network and cooling for additional tolerance to data center failures. “This announcement is our most significant investment in the country in the 26 years we have been established here. With a local data center region, businesses will have faster access to cloud services and the ability for da...