Microsoft to lay off hundreds at Azure cloud unit, Business Insider reports

(Reuters) -Microsoft is cutting hundreds of jobs at its Azure cloud unit, Business Insider reported on Monday, citing people familiar with the situation.

The layoffs will impact teams including Azure for Operators and Mission Engineering, according to the report. The Azure for Operators layoffs involved as many as 1,500 job cuts, it added.

Microsoft did not immediately respond to a Reuters request for comment.

(Reporting by Zaheer Kachwala in Bengaluru; Editing by Anil D’Silva)