Microsoft Expands New England Campus, Unveils State-of-the-Art Tech Center

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Sept. 27, 2012 — Microsoft Corp. announced the expansion of its New England campus in Cambridge, Mass., including a new, state-of-the-art Microsoft Technology Center (MTC), during an event featuring Governor Deval L. Patrick, Cambridge Mayor Henrietta Davis, Microsoft Northeast General Manager Craig Hodges, partners, customers and employees.

Located at One Cambridge Center in Kendall Square, the growing campus will allow industry leaders and technology experts to work together to envision, architect and demonstrate secure, customized solutions based on both Microsoft and partner technologies. Microsoft has more than 3,000 partners in Massachusetts.

The campus, located just blocks from another state-of-the-art Microsoft facility, the New England Research and Development Center (NERD) at One Memorial Drive, will host sales, marketing, services, advertising and online employees on seven floors in one of the most progressively designed office, training and collaboration spaces in the region. The space also includes an interactive MTC with a stage-set backdrop to realistically showcase Microsoft and partner technologies. Together, the facilities will be known as the New England Microsoft campus and will host more than 850 Microsoft employees, the majority of the company’s New England workforce.