Microsoft Azure: Microsoft to invest in cloud and AI infrastructure in Spain

Feb 21, 2024 | Posted by Abdul-Rahman Oladimeji

Microsoft recently revealed a planned investment of $2.1 billion in cloud computing and artificial intelligence (AI) infrastructure in Spain over the next two years. This was revealed via a post on X by Microsoft Brad Smith following a meeting with the Prime Minister of Spain, Pedro Sanchez.

"I’m thrilled to announce that we will expand our AI and cloud infrastructure in Spain by $2.1bn in the next two years," Smith said. "Our investment is beyond just building data centers, it’s a testament to our 37-year commitment to Spain, its security, and development and digital transformation of its government, businesses, and people."

Prime Minister Sanchez added: "In addition, we have analyzed cooperation opportunities to strengthen cybersecurity and promote artificial intelligence in Public Administration. Public-private collaboration is essential to successfully face the challenges of digital transformation."