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Microsoft Investment in Cloud Data Center Adds €2 Billion in Value for Austria

CompaniesOther ♦ Published: February 5, 2021; 09:55 ♦ (Vindobona)

The data center for Austria, which Microsoft announced last fall as a milestone, is taking concrete shape. Microsoft has acquired operational building land for this purpose. The data center ecosystem is expected to include more than 4,000 local partners and cloud-using customers. It also announced investments in a new Center of Digital Excellence and skills training for up to 120,000 Austrians by 2024.

Microsoft Corporation headquarters in the State of Washington. / Picture: © Wikimedia Commons / Coolcaesar, CC BY-SA 4.0

Microsoft had announced a new data center region, a Center of Digital Excellence and extensive skills training to accelerate digital transformation. …