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Microsoft to set up cloud data centres in India

Microsoft will offer its commercial cloud services such as Azure and Office 365 by the end of 2015 from local data centres in India where the company sees a $2 trillion business opportunity.

Microsoft’s cloud services in India have grown over 100 % in revenue in the past year.

According to the CEO Satya Nadella “it is the mission of the company to reinvent productivity so that every individual can get more out of their life and their time”.

What is Cloud Computing?

Cloud computing is internet-based computing in which large groups of remote servers are networked to allow sharing of data-processing tasks, centralized data storage, and online access to computer services or resources. Clouds can be classified as public, private or hybrid.

What is a Data center?

A data center is a centralized repository, either physical or virtual, for the storage, management, and dissemination of data and information organized around a particular body of knowledge or pertaining to a particular business.