Cloud

When you put your data in the cloud, you are asking another entity to be its custodian, making trust fundamental. For Microsoft, trust is embedded in the very DNA of our cloud. We understand that however powerful a technology may be, people will only embrace it if they trust it. This is particularly true for customers in Europe, which is why our drive to help customers unlock productivity using the cloud is underpinned by our commitment to foster and maintain trust in our cloud.

Our guiding principle is simple: we believe a customer’s data is theirs and theirs alone. They are entitled to know where their data resides at any time, who has access to it, and how it is used. Customers should also have the peace of mind of knowing that their cloud service provider values the security and integrity of their customers’ data as highly as their own. Read more.

Microsoft announces largest wind energy deal in the Netherlands

Microsoft has announced its second European wind project in the Netherlands with Vattenfall, one of Europe’s largest electricity and heat retail and producers. Microsoft will purchase 100 percent of the wind energy generated from a 180-megawatt wind farm that is adjacent to its local datacentre operations in the Netherlands. The … Read more »

Microsoft announces new renewable wind energy agreement in Ireland

Microsoft and General Electric (GE) have signed an agreement on a new wind project in Ireland which will see 37 megawatts of clean energy added to the Irish grid. This latest investment supports Microsoft’s commitment to building a responsible Cloud for Global good in the EU and Ireland, allowing more … Read more »