What the announcement of Azure Availability Zones means for users

April 9 2018

Microsoft recently announced general availability of Availability Zones in Azure, as part of an effort to safeguard both applications and data centers against failures. Availability Zones are physical locations within an Azure region, equipped with backup power, cooling and networking. Three separate zones are available across the region for resiliency.

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Before joining MSDynamicsWorld.com, Eamon was editor for SearchNetworking.com at TechTarget, where he covered networking technology, IoT, and cybersecurity. He is also the author of multiple books and previously contributed to publications such as the Boston Globe, Milford Daily News, and DefenceWeb.

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