The Andhra Pradesh has signed an agreement with Microsoft to utilize Azure Stack , the latter’s hybrid cloud platform for for AP State Data Centre (SDC) located in Hyderabad. Azure Stack will be used to migrate live applications from Hyderabad to Visakhapatnam data centre. Even after bifurcation of the state, Andhra Pradesh and Telengana are using the same State Resident Data Hub (SRDH) in Hyderabad. This was built when the state was united, at a cost of Rs. 400 crore.