Enabling Data Residency and Data Protection in Microsoft Azure Regions

Published: 09-09-2020

 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 unauthorised access and how Microsoft handles government requests, including implications of the Cloud ACT.

· Tools customers can use to protect from unauthorised and authorised data access.

· Data retention and deletion.