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How Big is the Cloud for Microsoft?

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No, it’s not a rhetorical question, but in simple terms here are some factoids from both some internal and external services. I feel like Cliff Claven 😉

  • 1 billion: Windows Live ID authentications each day
  • 3 to 4 billion:  # of emails filtered daily from >6 million mail boxes by Forefront
  • 450 million: Hotmail users
  • 20 million: Xbox Live users
  • 700,000: Square footage of one of our new datacenters

Written by wesy

April 9, 2010 at 9:22 am

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Happy Friday – The 2009 Best Illusion

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If you ever struck out against a pitcher with a great breaking/curveball – this is your new excuse 🙂

Click the link below to check out the illusion.

The Break of the Curveball

Written by wesy

May 15, 2009 at 9:45 am

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Silverlight Ready for the DNCC and Gavel-In

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The DNCC begins today at 3pm MT and I thought I would post a couple of quick screen shots of the site.  I know that Vertigo, Microsoft and other partners/providers have worked tremendously hard to ensure a great web experience. Go here to View.

Here’s one of the videos from the gallery:

Here’s a shot of the schedule for Monday:

Here’s some factoids as well (

Estimated miles of cables run to set up systems = 43

Estimated number of miles of copper to be used at the convention = 160

Estimated number of voice grade circuits = 2,500

Estimated number of data lines that will be used to wire
the convention hall = 3,000

Written by wesy

August 25, 2008 at 1:23 pm

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