Microsoft today announced its new Azure cloud regions in Germany. These new cloud regions will serve the customers who require data residency due to compliance standards. In addition to Azure cloud services, Office 365 services, Dynamics 365 and Power Platform will be available from these new cloud regions.
The new regions with German-specific compliance, including Cloud Computing Compliance Controls Catalogue (C5) attestation, and will remove barriers so in-country companies can benefit from the latest solutions such as containers, IoT, and AI.
Microsoft highlighted that Deutsche Bank, Deutsche Telekom, Arvato Systems and SAP are some of the customers who will take advantage of these new cloud regions in Germany.