Microsoft invests 4 billion euros in French cloud and AI infrastructure – IT Pro – News

Microsoft invests 4 billion euros in French cloud and AI infrastructure – IT Pro – News
Microsoft invests 4 billion euros in French cloud and AI infrastructure – IT Pro – News
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Microsoft will invest 4 billion euros in its data center infrastructure in France in the coming years. The American tech company will expand two existing data centers and establish a new data center in the country.

Microsoft writes in a press release that approximately 25,000 new advanced GPUs will be delivered by the end of 2025 to strengthen its current cloud and AI infrastructure in France. The company will also expand existing data center infrastructure in Paris and Marseille, and establish a new data center in the Grand Est region, in the northeast of the country.

This is the largest investment by the American tech company in France. With these investments, Microsoft wants to accelerate the adoption of AI technology in France, strengthen the country’s competitiveness and support the economy. The company focuses on the needs of both private and public sectors and also has a program to support AI start-ups.

Microsoft also pays attention to renewable energy. The company wants all its operations to run on fully renewable energy by the end of 2025. By the end of this year, the company should be able to generate 100MW of electricity in France.

The article is in Dutch

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