Microsoft designed a movable data centre – Azure Modular Datacenter – to sustain cloud computing adoption in the remote challenging areas.
The Azure MDC is a completely secured and reinforced container of servers. It is architected for areas where it’s hard to provide reliable cloud connectivity. The MDC is complementary to Azure Space solution since it is used as a remote command centre with satellite connectivity.
Bill Karagounis (Microsoft Azure Global Industry Sovereign Solutions Manager) mentioned the MDC as a solution to “significant cloud computing and storage needs in areas with adverse conditions, where low communication, disrupted network availability and limited access to specialized infrastructure would have previously prevented taking advantage of cloud computing.”
Read the entire announcement on Microsoft Blog