In this news, we discuss the Microsoft unveils investment to make Greece a regional hub for cloud services.
ATHENS (Reuters) – Microsoft Corp. will invest in cloud services infrastructure in Greece, a boon to the country’s economy which has been weakened by a decade-long debt crisis and the coronavirus pandemic, said Monday senior executives of the tech giant.
“We are investing in research and technology in Greece today,” said Microsoft president Brad Smith. “There will be benefits for Greece given our commitment to train thousands of people.”
The Greek Prime Minister said the investment in the data center will bring financial benefits of € 1.0 billion to the country in the long term.
Reporting by George Georgiopoulos and Angeliki; Koutantou
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