While we often get hung up on how the products and services look, how they work is arguably of even greater importance. And on that note, Microsoft is sharing some details today about how it will make your Outlook.com experience even better.

“A key part of keeping performance snappy is to store your data in a region that optimizes performance, which is typically based on the proximity of datacenters to where you are located,” the Outlook team writes. “Today, we’re excited to share ways we’ve updated Outlook.com to be more intelligent about where your mailbox data is stored.”


I am surprise Outlook.com was not doing this already.