Microsoft has announced a vital ascent of a Azure cloud hosting use in Australia.
With files and applications stored in dual apart information centres within Australia, a association hopes to grow a user bottom notwithstanding a vital outage progressing this year.
“The new Windows Azure vital segment in Australia will include of dual sub-regions located in New South Wales and Victoria. These dual locations will be geo-redundant, charity a business a ability to behind adult their information opposite dual apart locations, both within Australia,” says Microsoft server and collection business organisation lead Toby Bowers.
“We know that providing disaster recovery, while ensuring information government goals are met, is vicious to many of a business and we demeanour brazen to delivering a resolution that fulfils those requirements.”
iCareHealth Australia and Fortescue Metals Group have already sealed adult to Microsoft’s cloud service.
“Customers can get started now by regulating practical machines to build exam and growth environments that give developers a height to innovate during a faster speed, and by migrating .NET and Open Source applications, SharePoint, SQL and Activity Directory onto practical machines in Windows Azure,” Bowers says.
“When a new segment is entirely operational, a teams will be here to assistance we quit your applications, practical machines and services.”
After initial entering a craving cloud-hosting marketplace in 2009, Microsoft has faced off opposite a operation of competitors including Amazon, Google and Akamai.
The proclamation comes after an outage took out a Azure cloud-hosting use progressing this year.
“Storage is now experiencing a worldwide outage impacting HTTPS operations (SSL traffic). Status of influenced services will be updated in a list below. We have identified a base means and are validating a liberation options before implementing them. Further updates will be published to keep we familiar of a situation. We apologize for any nuisance this causes a customers,” Microsoft suggested business on a Azure standing page during a outage.
Users attempting to entrance a Windows Phone Store to purchase, download or refurbish apps perceived a black shade with a blunder formula C101a006 during a outage, while a series of other Microsoft services, including XBox Live, NuGet and Team Foundation, were impacted.