Enabling Data Residency and Data Protection in Microsoft Azure Regions

Published: 12/06/2020

  This paper provides guidance regarding: 

· Understanding Azure’s regional infrastructure and how to make optimal architecture decisions.

· Data residency assurances and how customers can control data residency.

· Data access to telemetry data, including elevated access for support data, and how customers can manage data access.

· How Microsoft protects customer data from unauthorized access and how Microsoft handles government requests, including implications of the Cloud ACT.

· Tools customers can use to protect from unauthorized and authorized data access.

· Data retention and deletion