Microsoft announced that Azure is used in more than half of the Fortune 500
Microsoft made â€‹â€‹a significant announcement regarding Windows Azure , its platform for cloud computing intended for corporate use, to announce that it is now used in more than half of the largest companies in the United States belonging to the ranking Fortune 500 , prepared by the magazine of the same name, which orders the companies based on their gross income.
This is certainly relevant when considering that Azure is not an old platform, was launched recently as three years ago, in February 2010. According to the Redmond company, the service customer base has doubled over the past year surpassing 250,000 to a growth rate of 1,000 customers a day.
To put the figures in perspective delivers Microsoft, the company claims that “this assessment reveals growth, stability and durability of Windows Azure worldwide. But also involves the increased use. At present there are more than four billion objects in Windows Azure with an average of 270,000 requests per second. In peak periods, demand may increase to 880,000 requests per second “.
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