Microsoft to open 3 new data centres in Hyderabad

Yet another major announcement for Hyderabad at the World Economic Forum (WEF). Microsoft has announced its decision to open 3 more Data Centres (DCs) in Hyderabad.

Microsoft conveyed the decision to Minister KT Rama Rao in a meeting held at WEF, Davos. The 6 DCs (3 announced in 2022) will enable Microsoft to serve Microsoft Azure’s customers in India & worldwide.

Each of the six proposed data centres will serve 100 MW of IT load on average. The DCs will be deployed in a phased manner.

Expressing happiness over Microsoft’s decision, minister KTR said, “Microsoft & Hyderabad have had a very long and mutually beneficial relationship. I am very happy to learn that Microsoft will expand in Telangana with such huge digital infrastructure projects. I look forward to seeing Microsoft continue to grow in the State.”

“Hyderabad, Telangana is one of our most important markets across the world and we will continue to invest in the city. The data centre projects we are deploying in Telangana are fully owned projects in India by Microsoft,” said Ahmed Mazhari, President, Microsoft Asia.

It is to be noted that as part of its cloud adoption policy, Telangana is working with Microsoft Azure & others to ensure citizen services have the best of infrastructure.

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