Microsoft expands EU data localisation to include all personal data

11/01/2024 | Microsoft

Microsoft has confirmed that its European-based customers will be able to store and process their Microsoft cloud data within the region as part of the company's plan to comply with privacy and security rules. This is the second phase of its rollout of a data localisation offering: EU Data Boundary for the Microsoft Cloud, announced in December 2022. 

Julie Brill, VP and chief privacy officer, said that the company is expanding its data localization offering to include local storage and processing for "all personal data, such as automated system logs, making Microsoft the first large-scale cloud provider to deliver this level of data residency to European customers".

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