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Microsoft steals march on rivals with NZ datacentre plans

Paul McBeth
Wed, 06 May 2020

Microsoft is getting in ahead of its rivals with plans to launch a new datacentre region in New Zealand, paving the way for better local access to cloud services. The global tech giant will set up the new datacentre in the North Island but declined to say how much it will spend or how many jobs it will create. And until it gets approval from the Overseas Investment Office – which hasn’t received an application – it can’t say how long it will take before it’s up and running. Blair Scott, managing director at consultancy WalkerScott and a M...

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