Microsoft Cloud Germany enables customers in the European Union and European Free Trade Association (EFTA) to store and manage customer data in compliance with applicable German laws and regulations, as well as key international standards. Recently, Microsoft published its compliance guidelines for this Azure Germany Cloud. Microsoft Cloud Germany – Compliance in the cloud for […]
Microsoft is building a new Azure-based service, codenamed Roswell, to enable information workers to help them find and publish data and applications inside their own businesses.
By now, most executives know that storing data in the cloud can be more cost-effective than storing it on internal company servers. What many don’t know about the cloud is that it can enhance customer service.
Microsoft said it would offer European customers the option of storing their cloud data in Germany, addressing concerns about the security of U.S. data centers following reports of surveillance by intelligence agencies.
Microsoft says its compliance with a data privacy standard set by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) means customer data in its Azure cloud will be safer from prying eyes. The ISO/IEC 27018 standard aims to est...