Lightning Talk #2: Shaping the future of the cloud

David Gauthier, Senior Director - Datacenter Strategy & Architecture, Microsoft

The Microsoft Cloud continues to experience significant year over year growth across 42 regions and more than 100 datacenters worldwide. Delivering this capacity requires an innovative, global infrastructure that provides high availability, performance and sustainability at competitive costs. As this infrastructure evolves, there are limitless opportunities to challenge the status quo and break with traditional datacenter design. David Gauthier, Microsoft’s Principal Datacenter Architect, will discuss research initiatives and innovations that are reshaping the datacenter while tackling difficult engineering, environmental, geo-political and business challenges.

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