CAPRE’s Data Center Industry Round Up for May 7

Check out the latest in deals, development and disruptive technology in the data center space for May 7, 2019: Microsoft Broadcasts Azure Enhancements: Microsoft has announced a series of new Azure services and developer technologies that put advanced capabilities spanning AI, mixed reality, IoT and blockchain in the hands of developers. The company will share these and additional advancements in hybrid cloud and edge computing at its Microsoft Build conference to empower developers. Microsoft announced a new set of Azure AI technology aimed to help developers and data scientists apply AI to any solution; new innovations in Azure Machine Learning simplify the process of building, training and deploying machine learning models; finally, the company introduced several new products and solutions today that continue to address the existing and emerging needs of hybrid cloud and edge computing. Québec Lifts Crypto-Moratorium, Allocates 300 MW for Crypto Mining: The Régie de l’énergie has issued its decision in the blockchain file, and it very bodes well for the many businesses looking to capitalize on the distributed ledger technology, whether through mining cryptocurrency or developing new applications.Tthis according to a press release distributed by Hydro Québec, who officially handled the English announcement of the news. Much to the acclaim of data center developers, the Régie de l’énergie has lifted the moratorium on electricity supplies to be used for crypto mining. STACK INFRASTRUCTURE Appoints Mike Casey as Chief Data Center Officer: STACK INFRASTRUCTURE has announced the…