Microsoft announces new Azure regions in Australia

|About: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT)|By:, SA News Editor

Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) announces two new Azure regions in Australia.

The Azure Australia Central and Central 2 regions involve a strategic partnership with Canberra Data Centres, a local data center provider that handles secret level data. 

Azure currently has 50 current or announced regions. 

Microsoft shares are down 3.3% on a bad day for tech as Amazon is weighed down with another President Trump tweet.       

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