Do you have users around the globe? Have you ever worried about response times or local laws? A major advantage of any cloud provider is that this is usually easy to take care of - however is it worth the extra cost of closer to customers?
With Microsoft I get to travel to interesting places and events around the world - and I get to work with companies to solve whatever they think accelerates their business the most. This time, we invited several companies to work with assigned Microsoft software engineers over several days focussing on two things:
A picture I took near the customer’s office in Bordeaux, FR: Pont Jacques Chaban-Delmas