1. Tech Ed 2011: Australian data centre makes no economic sense, Microsoft says

    Tech Ed 2011: Australian data centre makes no economic sense, Microsoft says
    Despite plans flagged by Dell and Amazon to establish Australian data centres, Microsoft has quashed any speculation it will do the same. At a roundtable held at the company’s annual Tech Ed conference on the Gold Coast, Microsoft Australia chief ...
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    1. We're not at the point now where the business can sustain us making a significant investment in Australia to put something like a public Cloud of that nature here because it doesn't make any economic sense, particularly if we want to deliver it at the price point comparative.
    2. We're talking with regulators and we're hoping discussions will get them identifying risks because when you talk about the risks of having data in Singapore and you pare it back, it comes down to the governments going to give them stuff that we don't want them to give.
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