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Microsoft Azure Germany

Move your mission-critical workloads to a compliant, secured and isolated cloud

  • All customer data and related systems reside in Germany
  • Designed to meet strict European Union (EU) requirements
  • Controlled by a German data trustee
  • Available to organizations doing business in the EU/EFTA and UK

Already have an Azure account? Azure Germany services require a separate account with distinct pricing.

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German data centres

All customer data and required supporting systems reside in German data centres

Strict data protection

Designed to meet the strictest EU data protection requirements and certifications

German data trustee

Controls physical and logical access to customer data under German law

Why choose Azure Germany?

We offer Azure services across Europe from several global data centres, and Azure Germany is a differentiated option from these with separate accounts and pricing. It delivers our industry-leading services from German data centres, with data residency in Germany, and strict data access and control measures provided through a unique data trustee model governed under German law. Your choice between Azure Germany and other Azure regions should be informed by:

Data residency and sovereignty needs
Public sector or restricted industry requirements
Compliance requirements
Eligibility, with business in the EU/EFTA and UK
Location of your organisation and customers
Cost and budget considerations

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