A day in the clouds

Discover the secrets of how Microsoft runs its own cloud platform.

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Global Foundation Services (GFS) is the engine that powers Microsoft's cloud services. They focus on smart growth, high reliability, operational excellence, cost-effectiveness, environmental sustainability, and a trustworthy online experience for customers and partners worldwide. GFS delivers the core infrastructure for Microsoft's 200+ online global businesses and billions of customers, comprised of a large global portfolio of data centers, servers, content distribution networks, edge computing nodes, and fiber optic networks.

Dayne Sampson, CVP of Global Foundation Services (GFS), discusses Microsoft's approach to operational excellence and how Global Foundation Services innovates to drive greater data center performance, efficiency, and reliability.

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