Microsoft inaugurates a new state of the art sustainable campus adding to its investments in Israel.
The new Microsoft campus costs about one hundred and five million dollars and is situated at the Herzliya Pituah business district. It will be able to handle an influx of two thousand eight hundred employees as well as customers and clients who visit the campus.
It will host all of Microsoft’s local divisions as well as a technology experience center for customers and partners. To experience the finest technological developments in the industry worldwide.
The campus is designed with Microsoft’s sustainability values woven into every area and detail. It is the first office complex to be certified as environmentally sound in the country.
Ronit Atad, General Manager, Microsoft Israel speaking about the campus noted it is built with a fierce sustainability agenda. This masterpiece campus will house employees with workspaces designed for accessibility, efficiency and the employee’s wellbeing in every corner, she adds.
“The new campus brings a new experience to all of Microsoft’s employees in Israel. And I’m happy for this personal and professional union. The physical proximity will empower us and improve our service to our customers and partners. This new innovative tech center will allow us to offer our customers and partners the best and most cutting-edge solutions that will lead them to success and digital independence.”
Ronit Atad, General Manager, Microsoft Israel.
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The innovative campus in Herzliya is a long-term investment in by Microsoft, says Michal Braverman-Blumenstyk, CVP and General Manager of Microsoft Israel R&D.
“A great deal of thought was put into every detail. From convenient transportation, through accessibility and integration of diverse populations. To wellbeing in food, fitness, and leisure.“
Microsoft also plans to build a new Israel cloud region to be available starting with Microsoft Azure in 2021, with Office 365 to follow.
The company made this announcement noting key investments in the Israeli market. The investments include the launch of a new Microsoft cloud datacenter region in Israel in 2021. Microsoft says these investments reinforce its continuous commitment to the Israeli market.
The new Microsoft Israel campus is a modern workplace with a futuristic outlook. The buildings from renditions are eco friendly and has an open garden on every floor. Check out images below.
Images of New Microsoft Israel Campus
Microsoft Israel General Manager, Ronit Atad had this to say about the investment in the country.
“Microsoft has made a strategic decision to invest in the Israeli market. This investment marks an extremely important milestone in the company’s engagement with the startup nation, as we recently marked the 30th anniversary of our presence in the country. Public sector entities, enterprise companies and developers will have access to scalable, highly available, and resilient cloud services to accelerate their digital transformation journeys. This will help them better engage customers, empower employees, optimize operations, and transform products and services from the new cloud region in Israel. Microsoft Israel is partnering with those organizations to ensure their success on their digital transformation journey.”
In 1989 Microsoft opened its first branch in Israel. Thirty years on it operates a business branch, Research and development center, Venture Capital Fund and Microsoft Reactor.
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