Microsoft Azure Switzerland
Reliable, secure data residency in Switzerland
Your data. Your solutions. Local cloud. Global scale.
Microsoft cloud services – delivered from Switzerland
In Switzerland, where Microsoft has been operating for 30 years, Azure is now available from new cloud data centre regions located in the areas of Zurich and Geneva. Microsoft is helping Swiss organisations embrace cloud services for improved efficiency, innovation development and increased productivity.
Remove barriers to local cloud adoption
With 61 regions, Azure has more global regions than any other cloud service provider – offering the scale needed to bring applications closer to users around the world while preserving (local) data residency, and offering comprehensive compliance and resiliency options for customers. With the availability of the two regionally paired Swiss data centres, financial services and other regulated industries in Switzerland can accelerate their digital transformation to the cloud with unique services tailored to meet their needs.
Promote innovation, invent with purpose
Continuous innovation from Microsoft supports your development today, and your product visions for tomorrow. With a commitment to open source, and support for all languages and frameworks, build how you want and deploy where you want to. On-premises, in the cloud and at the edge – we’ll meet you where you are. Integrate and manage your environments with services designed for hybrid cloud.
Trust your cloud
Get security from the ground up and proactive compliance trusted by enterprises, governments and startups. Microsoft Azure leads the industry with over 90 compliance offerings and its uncompromising commitment to privacy. Azure Switzerland meets relevant privacy and compliance certifications, including ISO/IEC 27018 for protection of personal data in the cloud, the EU/US and Swiss-US Privacy Shield, SOC 1-3, ISO 27001 and others, and complies with the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
Customers are doing great things with Azure
"As one of the world's leading providers of insurance-based risk transfer, the Swiss Re Group strives to apply future-oriented technologies to drive digitalization of the insurance industry. The Microsoft cloud services from datacenters in Switzerland means we can better provide innovative solutions to our clients"René Turra, Head of Property and Casualty IT, Swiss Re
"In health care, high requirements apply. Privacy and security of data is key for patients and doctors' acceptance. Health regulation often rules local storage of patient data. With the local data storage of the Microsoft Cloud Region Switzerland and the assets of Microsoft in the areas of security and privacy, we can fully meet these requirements. Furthermore, we are trusting the Microsoft Cloud platform to secure the high availability and efficient deployment of our e-health solutions."Peter Ruff, Founder and CEO, Exploris