Microsoft Azure United Arab Emirates

Achieve global reach with a local presence through the first Azure regions in the Middle East

Why choose Azure United Arab Emirates?

Enterprise-grade performance and flexibility with local data residency

Drive innovation cost-effectively with a versatile infrastructure and growing collection of integrated cloud and data services, delivered locally from the United Arab Emirates Azure regions. Learn more about Microsoft cloud service data residency.

Work with a trusted partner

Accelerate digital transformation with confidence. Microsoft provides deep expertise in data protection, security and privacy. Each new datacentre will adhere to Microsoft trusted cloud principles while joining one of the largest cloud infrastructures in the world. Azure serves more than a billion customers and 20 million businesses.

Regional paired datacentres

The Microsoft Cloud in UAE enables customers to meet local data residency requirements within the United Arab Emirates. Additionally, replication of such data across multiple datacentres provides reliable protection for business continuity.

Compliance you can trust

Microsoft is committed to the highest levels of transparency, standards conformance and regulatory compliance. To help organizations meet national, regional and industry-specific requirements governing the collection and use of individuals’ data, we provide the most comprehensive set of compliance offerings (including certifications and attestations) of any cloud service provider. This includes the world’s first code of practice for cloud privacy, ISO/IEC 27018.

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