• Microsoft tweaks Xbox and Teams services during 775 percent surge in cloud demand

    2 monthes ago - By The Verge

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    Microsoft is seeing a massive increase in demand for its cloud services during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. “We have seen a 775 percent increase of our cloud services in regions that have enforced social distancing or shelter in place orders,” explains a Microsoft Azure blog post. This increase in demand includes Windows Virtual Desktop usage growing more than three times, and record numbers across Microsoft Teams, Xbox Game Pass, Xbox Live, and Mixer.
    Microsoft has started tweaking its cloud services accordingly. “To streamline moderation and...
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  • Azure being overwhelmed by 775% surge in demand in lockdown regions

    Azure being overwhelmed by 775% surge in demand in lockdown regions

    2 monthes ago - By WMPoweruser

    Microsoft has revealed a spike in Azure usage as employees are working from home amid the ongoing coronavirus crisis. The company also revealed some important changes to Azure in order to cope with the demand and ensure that the service works without disruptions. In a blog post, Microsoft confirmed that it had recorded a 775%...
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