Microsoft recently made an announcement that it has doubled the size of its Azure regions in the UK to meet the growing demands of UK customers who continue their move to the cloud as part of their digital transformation process. Microsoft also announced the Availability Zones, increasing compute capacity by more than 1,500%. Microsoft mentioned that tens of thousands of organisations in the UK are already using the Microsoft cloud services delivered from the UK.
“The Microsoft cloud has become a core component to the strategies of thousands of UK organisations since the launch of services from our UK cloud regions in 2016. We continue to make significant investments to ensure that our customers are able accelerate their digital transformation journeys and their adoption of cloud services. By doubling our UK regions and increasing our compute capacity by more than 1,500%, our customers can have the confidence they can access any Azure services available in UK regions whenever they want. The launch of Availability Zones takes Azure to a new level in the UK by offering customers increased reliability, business continuity and peace of mind for their data and services,” said Cindy Rose, Chief Executive of Microsoft UK.