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- All The Animals In The Azure Australia Assembly
- Australian Azure Centres In Private Preview But Still 'Months Away'
- Australian Data Centres Embody Sydney-Melbourne Rivalry
- How Microsoft's Azure Outage Will Affect Its SLAs
- How Dick Smith Will Ditch Its AS/400 For An Amazon Cloud Solution
- 'Streaming Sync' Promises Faster Dropbox Speeds
Microsoft’s Azure general manager Steven Martin swept through Australia yesterday and took time to brief media on the company’s local Azure plans. No further word on when the Sydney and Melbourne locations will finally open, but we did discover a surprising amount about the different animals you can reference when discussing Azure.
We’ve been wondering for quite a while when the Australian Azure data centres in Sydney and Melbourne would finally go live. While we still don’t have an official date, Microsoft is letting some partners access the centres via a “private preview”.
Dropbox is an awesome cloud storage service which integrates well with everything, but if you need more than the 2GB on the Free (plus whatever free extras you can scrounge) it can become expensive. So we’re happy to learn that Dropbox Pro has simplified its plans and expanded its storage: 1TB now costs $10.99 a month.