Microsoft hails Chicago datacenter opening

InternetNews | at | by Mike

Microsoft this week is celebrating the formal "grand opening" of its mammoth Chicago-area datacenter, a key component in the company's effort to embrace services in the cloud.

>The news came in a post on the MS Datacenter blog.

"At more than 700,000 square feet, this facility significantly expands our ability to meet the demand generated from our Live, Online, and Cloud Computing services offerings for our customers," Arne Josefsberg, general manager of infrastructure services for Microsoft's Global Foundation Services, said in the post.