Posts by: Tom Keane

Microsoft opens first datacenters in Africa with general availability of Microsoft Azure

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Today, I am pleased to announce the general availability of Microsoft Azure from our new cloud regions in Cape Town and Johannesburg, South Africa. Nedbank, Peace Parks Foundation, and eThekwini water are just a few of the organizations in Africa leveraging Microsoft cloud services today and will benefit from the increased computing resources and connectivity from our new cloud regions.

Corporate Vice President, Azure Global, Microsoft Azure

Streamlining GDPR requests with the Azure portal

Monday, April 16, 2018

Today we’re letting our customers know about our upcoming Data Subject Request (DSR) processing capability in the Azure portal, which will provide tenant admins a simple, powerful tool to quickly…

Corporate Vice President, Azure Global, Microsoft Azure

Microsoft Azure preview with Azure Availability Zones now open in France

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

The preview of Microsoft Azure in France is open today to all customers, partners and ISVs worldwide giving them the opportunity to deploy services and test workloads in these latest Azure regions. This is an important step towards offering the Azure cloud platform from our datacenters in France.

Corporate Vice President, Azure Global, Microsoft Azure

Announcing new Azure Government capabilities for classified mission-critical workloads

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Microsoft is partnering with the U.S. Government in the journey to the cloud, providing both infrastructure (IaaS) and platform (PaaS) offerings to enable digital transformation. Our government customers are responsible for the most sensitive data and the most critical applications in the country.

Corporate Vice President, Azure Global, Microsoft Azure

Azure Monitor now available in Azure Government

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Getting ahead of issues before they impact end users is a key goal of any IT organization. One important tool in this process is the use of monitoring and analytics services, which help ensure that you get up-to-date information on the overall health of your cloud environment. We are happy to announce that we have expanded the portfolio of management services with the general availability of Azure Monitor in Azure Government.

Corporate Vice President, Azure Global, Microsoft Azure