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Rani Borkar

Rani Borkar

Corporate Vice President, Azure Hardware Systems and Infrastructure

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Published • 5 min read

Delivering consistency and transparency for cloud hardware security 

By Corporate Vice President, Azure Hardware Systems and Infrastructure

Microsoft has made a number of contributions to and collaborated with various members of the Open Compute Project (OCP) community, the leading industry group dedicated to open source hardware innovation. This year, we are excited to showcase some of our newest projects at the OCP Global Summit.

Published • 2 min read

Accelerate silicon design innovation on Azure with Synopsys Cloud 

By Corporate Vice President, Azure Hardware Systems and Infrastructure

Here at Microsoft, we’ve empowered our long-standing partners in the semiconductor industry to embrace Azure’s cloud infrastructure and scale out electronic design automation (EDA). With a new EDA-optimized cloud environment running on Azure, the launch of the Synopsys Cloud marks a significant milestone for the industry by offering silicon design teams the ability to scale and accelerate their development cycles—transforming chip design the way that the cloud transformed computing.

Published • 5 min read

Learn how Microsoft Circular Centers are scaling cloud supply chain sustainability 

By Corporate Vice President, Azure Hardware Systems and Infrastructure

To deliver the most sustainable, scalable, and reliable cloud for Azure customers, continued innovation in cloud hardware is a constant priority for Microsoft. Learn more about how Microsoft’s Circular Centers are extending the lifespan of our servers with the goal of increasing component reuse by up to 90 percent.

Published • 3 min read

The anatomy of a datacenter—how Microsoft’s datacenter hardware powers the Microsoft Cloud 

By Corporate Vice President, Azure Hardware Systems and Infrastructure

Leading hardware engineering at “the” software company is not as strange as it sounds, as the Microsoft Cloud depends on hardware as the foundation of trust, reliability, capacity, and performance, to make it possible for Microsoft and our customers to achieve more.