202030 Mar
Microsoft Details Coronavirus Impact In Cloud Servies, 775 percent increase
General News

Corona is making a lot of people work from home, and relying on the companys cloud services to do so, Microsoft shared a few words in the measures it took to help ensure business continuity at this critical time. The company says it has seen a 775 percent increase of its cloud services in regions that have enforced social distancing or shelter in place orders. In addition, Microsoft says that Windows Virtual Desktop usage has grown more than 3x and that government use of public Power BI to share COVID-19 dashboards with citizens has surged by 42 percent in a week. Although the majority of deployments still succeed, Microsoft has a process in place to ensure that customers that encounter repeated issues receive relevant mitigation options. At the same time, proactive steps are taken to plan for high-usage periods, which includes taking prudent measures with Microsofts publishing partners to deliver higher-bandwidth activities like game updates during off-peak hours.

  • Network Resource Sharing and Virtualization
  • Networking
  • Sales and Marketing
  • Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
  • ERP & Process Management
  • Game Developers
  • Entertainment
  • Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
  • Security
  • Security Software
  • Copy Protection/Anti-Piracy