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Microsoft to launch Spain data centre region, expand Telefonica tie-up

Tuesday 25 February 2020 | 10:47 CET | News
Microsoft and Telefonica have announced a further expansion of the cloud-based partnership they launched at last year's MWC with the goal of accelerating the digital transformation of Spanish public and private entities of all sizes. The US company said it intends to create a new data centre region in Spain and use Telefonica's infrastructure to deliver cloud services – including Microsoft Azure, Microsoft 365, Microsoft Dynamics 365 and Microsoft Power Platform – to new customers throughout the country. Telefonica, meanwhile, pledged to accelerate its own internal digital transformation by

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