Microsoft Azure Germany
Mission-critical workloads – on a compliant, secured, 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
- Applicable to organisations doing business in EU/EFTA and UK
Already have an Azure account? Azure Germany services require a separate account with distinct pricing.
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 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. The primary differences between Azure Germany and other regions warrant the following considerations: