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Azure geographies

Each Azure geography contains one or more regions and meets specific data residency and compliance requirements. This lets you keep your business-critical data and apps nearby on fault-tolerant, high-capacity networking infrastructure.

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Get all of the information you need to get started on Azure in the geography that best fits your needs, from compliance to resiliency features. Select an Azure geography using the drop-down menu and compare to other geographies nearby.1

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Regions

Brazil South

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Location São Paulo State
Year opened 2014
Availability Zones presence Available with 3 zones
Global Compliance
CIS Benchmark, CSA STAR Attestation, CSA STAR Certification, CSA STAR Self-Assessment, ISO 20000, ISO 22301, ISO 27001, ISO 27017, ISO 27018, ISO 27701, ISO 9001, SOC 1, SOC 2, SOC 3, WCAG 2.0
Regional/Country Compliance
Not available
Industry Compliance
CDSA, GxP, PCI DSS, Shared Assessments, TruSight
Azure compliance offerings
Data residency

Brazil South: Data replication to the US. Brazil Southeast: Data replication to the Brazil South.

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Disaster Recovery

Cross-region options:

Azure Site Recovery

Region Pairing

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Available to All customers and partners
Regions

Canada Central

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Canada East

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Location Toronto Quebec City
Year opened 2016 2016
Availability Zones presence Available with 3 zones Nearest region with zones available: Canada Central
Global Compliance
CIS Benchmark, CSA STAR Attestation, CSA STAR Certification, CSA STAR Self-Assessment, ISO 20000, ISO 22301, ISO 27001, ISO 27017, ISO 27018, ISO 27701, ISO 9001, SOC 1, SOC 2, SOC 3, WCAG 2.0
Regional/Country Compliance
PIPEDA
Industry Compliance
CDSA, GxP, NERC, OSFI, PCI DSS, Shared Assessments, TruSight
Azure compliance offerings
Global Compliance
CIS Benchmark, CSA STAR Attestation, CSA STAR Certification, CSA STAR Self-Assessment, ISO 20000, ISO 22301, ISO 27001, ISO 27017, ISO 27018, ISO 27701, ISO 9001, SOC 1, SOC 2, SOC 3, WCAG 2.0
Regional/Country Compliance
PIPEDA
Industry Compliance
CDSA, GxP, NERC, OSFI, PCI DSS, Shared Assessments, TruSight
Azure compliance offerings
Data residency

Stored at rest in Canada

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Stored at rest in Canada

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Disaster Recovery

Cross-region options:

Azure Site Recovery

Region Pairing

Cross-region options:

Azure Site Recovery

Products by region See products in this region See products in this region
Available to All customers and partners All customers and partners
Regions

Chile Central

Coming soon

Location Santiago
Year opened Coming soon
Availability Zones presence Coming soon
Global Compliance
CIS Benchmark, CSA STAR Attestation, CSA STAR Certification, CSA STAR Self-Assessment, ISO 20000, ISO 22301, ISO 27001, ISO 27017, ISO 27018, ISO 27701, ISO 9001, SOC 1, SOC 2, SOC 3, WCAG 2.0
Regional/Country Compliance
Not available
Industry Compliance
CDSA, GxP, PCI DSS, Shared Assessments, TruSight
Azure compliance offerings
Data residency

Stored at rest in Chile

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Disaster Recovery Coming soon
Products by region Coming soon
Available to Coming soon
Regions

Mexico Central

Coming soon

Location Querétaro State
Year opened Coming soon
Availability Zones presence Coming soon
Global Compliance
CIS Benchmark, CSA STAR Attestation, CSA STAR Certification, CSA STAR Self-Assessment, ISO 20000, ISO 22301, ISO 27001, ISO 27017, ISO 27018, ISO 27701, ISO 9001, SOC 1, SOC 2, SOC 3, WCAG 2.0
Regional/Country Compliance
Not available
Industry Compliance
CDSA, GxP, PCI DSS, Shared Assessments, TruSight
Azure compliance offerings
Data residency

Stored at rest in Mexico

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Disaster Recovery Coming soon
Products by region Coming soon
Available to Coming soon
Regions

Central US

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East US

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East US 2

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East US 3

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North Central US

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South Central US

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West Central US

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West US

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West US 2

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West US 3

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Location Iowa Virginia Virginia Georgia Illinois Texas Wyoming California Washington Arizona
Year opened 2014 2012 2014 Coming soon 2009 2008 2016 2012 2007 2021
Availability Zones presence Available with 3 zones Available with 3 zones Available with 3 zones Coming soon Nearest region with zones available: Central US Available with 3 zones Nearest region with zones available: West US or West US 2 Available in 2021 Available with 3 zones Available with 3 zones
Global Compliance
CIS Benchmark, CSA STAR Attestation, CSA STAR Certification, CSA STAR Self-Assessment, ISO 20000, ISO 22301, ISO 27001, ISO 27017, ISO 27018, ISO 27701, ISO 9001, SOC 1, SOC 2, SOC 3, WCAG 2.0
Regional/Country Compliance
Not available
Industry Compliance
23 NYCRR 500, CDSA, CFTC 1.31, FERPA, FFIEC, FINRA, GLBA, GxP, HIPAA, HITRUST, MARS-E, MPAA, NERC, PCI DSS, SEC 17a-4, SEC Regulation SCI, Shared Assessments, SOX, TruSight
Azure compliance offerings
Global Compliance
CIS Benchmark, CSA STAR Attestation, CSA STAR Certification, CSA STAR Self-Assessment, ISO 20000, ISO 22301, ISO 27001, ISO 27017, ISO 27018, ISO 27701, ISO 9001, SOC 1, SOC 2, SOC 3, WCAG 2.0
Regional/Country Compliance
Not available
Industry Compliance
23 NYCRR 500, CDSA, CFTC 1.31, FERPA, FFIEC, FINRA, GLBA, GxP, HIPAA, HITRUST, MARS-E, MPAA, NERC, PCI DSS, SEC 17a-4, SEC Regulation SCI, Shared Assessments, SOX, TruSight
Azure compliance offerings
Global Compliance
CIS Benchmark, CSA STAR Attestation, CSA STAR Certification, CSA STAR Self-Assessment, ISO 20000, ISO 22301, ISO 27001, ISO 27017, ISO 27018, ISO 27701, ISO 9001, SOC 1, SOC 2, SOC 3, WCAG 2.0
Regional/Country Compliance
Not available
Industry Compliance
23 NYCRR 500, CDSA, CFTC 1.31, FERPA, FFIEC, FINRA, GLBA, GxP, HIPAA, HITRUST, MARS-E, MPAA, NERC, PCI DSS, SEC 17a-4, SEC Regulation SCI, Shared Assessments, SOX, TruSight
Azure compliance offerings
Global Compliance
CIS Benchmark, CSA STAR Attestation, CSA STAR Certification, CSA STAR Self-Assessment, ISO 20000, ISO 22301, ISO 27001, ISO 27017, ISO 27018, ISO 27701, ISO 9001, SOC 1, SOC 2, SOC 3, WCAG 2.0
Regional/Country Compliance
Not available
Industry Compliance
23 NYCRR 500, CDSA, CFTC 1.31, FERPA, FFIEC, FINRA, GLBA, GxP, HIPAA, HITRUST, MARS-E, MPAA, NERC, PCI DSS, SEC 17a-4, SEC Regulation SCI, Shared Assessments, SOX, TruSight
Azure compliance offerings
Global Compliance
CIS Benchmark, CSA STAR Attestation, CSA STAR Certification, CSA STAR Self-Assessment, ISO 20000, ISO 22301, ISO 27001, ISO 27017, ISO 27018, ISO 27701, ISO 9001, SOC 1, SOC 2, SOC 3, WCAG 2.0
Regional/Country Compliance
Not available
Industry Compliance
23 NYCRR 500, CDSA, CFTC 1.31, FERPA, FFIEC, FINRA, GLBA, GxP, HIPAA, HITRUST, MARS-E, MPAA, NERC, PCI DSS, SEC 17a-4, SEC Regulation SCI, Shared Assessments, SOX, TruSight
Azure compliance offerings
Global Compliance
CIS Benchmark, CSA STAR Attestation, CSA STAR Certification, CSA STAR Self-Assessment, ISO 20000, ISO 22301, ISO 27001, ISO 27017, ISO 27018, ISO 27701, ISO 9001, SOC 1, SOC 2, SOC 3, WCAG 2.0
Regional/Country Compliance
Not available
Industry Compliance
23 NYCRR 500, CDSA, CFTC 1.31, FERPA, FFIEC, FINRA, GLBA, GxP, HIPAA, HITRUST, MARS-E, MPAA, NERC, PCI DSS, SEC 17a-4, SEC Regulation SCI, Shared Assessments, SOX, TruSight
Azure compliance offerings
Global Compliance
CIS Benchmark, CSA STAR Attestation, CSA STAR Certification, CSA STAR Self-Assessment, ISO 20000, ISO 22301, ISO 27001, ISO 27017, ISO 27018, ISO 27701, ISO 9001, SOC 1, SOC 2, SOC 3, WCAG 2.0
Regional/Country Compliance
Not available
Industry Compliance
23 NYCRR 500, CDSA, CFTC 1.31, FERPA, FFIEC, FINRA, GLBA, GxP, HIPAA, HITRUST, MARS-E, MPAA, NERC, PCI DSS, SEC 17a-4, SEC Regulation SCI, Shared Assessments, SOX, TruSight
Azure compliance offerings
Global Compliance
CIS Benchmark, CSA STAR Attestation, CSA STAR Certification, CSA STAR Self-Assessment, ISO 20000, ISO 22301, ISO 27001, ISO 27017, ISO 27018, ISO 27701, ISO 9001, SOC 1, SOC 2, SOC 3, WCAG 2.0
Regional/Country Compliance
Not available
Industry Compliance
23 NYCRR 500, CDSA, CFTC 1.31, FERPA, FFIEC, FINRA, GLBA, GxP, HIPAA, HITRUST, MARS-E, MPAA, NERC, PCI DSS, SEC 17a-4, SEC Regulation SCI, Shared Assessments, SOX, TruSight
Azure compliance offerings
Global Compliance
CIS Benchmark, CSA STAR Attestation, CSA STAR Certification, CSA STAR Self-Assessment, ISO 20000, ISO 22301, ISO 27001, ISO 27017, ISO 27018, ISO 27701, ISO 9001, SOC 1, SOC 2, SOC 3, WCAG 2.0
Regional/Country Compliance
Not available
Industry Compliance
23 NYCRR 500, CDSA, CFTC 1.31, FERPA, FFIEC, FINRA, GLBA, GxP, HIPAA, HITRUST, MARS-E, MPAA, NERC, PCI DSS, SEC 17a-4, SEC Regulation SCI, Shared Assessments, SOX, TruSight
Azure compliance offerings
Global Compliance
CIS Benchmark, CSA STAR Attestation, CSA STAR Certification, CSA STAR Self-Assessment, ISO 20000, ISO 22301, ISO 27001, ISO 27017, ISO 27018, ISO 27701, ISO 9001, SOC 1, SOC 2, SOC 3, WCAG 2.0
Regional/Country Compliance
Not available
Industry Compliance
23 NYCRR 500, CDSA, CFTC 1.31, FERPA, FFIEC, FINRA, GLBA, GxP, HIPAA, HITRUST, MARS-E, MPAA, NERC, PCI DSS, SEC 17a-4, SEC Regulation SCI, Shared Assessments, SOX, TruSight
Azure compliance offerings
Data residency

Stored at rest in the United States

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Stored at rest in the United States

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Stored at rest in the United States

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Stored at rest in the United States

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Stored at rest in the United States

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Stored at rest in the United States

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Stored at rest in the United States

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Stored at rest in the United States

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Stored at rest in the United States

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Stored at rest in the United States

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Disaster Recovery

Cross-region options:

Azure Site Recovery

Region Pairing

In-region option:

Zonal DR with Azure Site Recovery

Cross-region options:

Azure Site Recovery

Region Pairing

In-region option:

Zonal DR with Azure Site Recovery

Cross-region options:

Azure Site Recovery

Region Pairing

Coming soon

Cross-region options:

Azure Site Recovery

Region Pairing

Cross-region options:

Azure Site Recovery

Region Pairing

Cross-region options:

Azure Site Recovery

Region Pairing

Cross-region options:

Azure Site Recovery

Region Pairing

Cross-region options:

Azure Site Recovery

Region Pairing

In-region option:

Zonal DR with Azure Site Recovery

Cross-region options:

Azure Site Recovery

Region Pairing

Products by region See products in this region See products in this region See products in this region Coming soon See products in this region See products in this region See products in this region See products in this region See products in this region See products in this region
Available to All customers and partners All customers and partners All customers and partners Coming soon All customers and partners All customers and partners All customers and partners All customers and partners All customers and partners All customers and partners
Regions

US DoD Central

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US DoD East

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US Gov Arizona

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US Gov Texas

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US Gov Virginia

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US Sec East

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US Sec West

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US Sec West Central

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Location Iowa Virginia Arizona Texas Virginia Undisclosed Undisclosed Undisclosed
Year opened 2017 2017 2017 2017 2014 2020 2020 Coming soon
Availability Zones presence Nearest region with zones available: US Gov Virginia Nearest region with zones available: US Gov Virginia Nearest region with zones available: US Gov Virginia Nearest region with zones available: US Gov Virginia Available with 3 zones Nearest region with zones available: US Gov Virginia Nearest region with zones available: US Gov Virginia Nearest region with zones available: US Gov Virginia
Global Compliance
Not available
Regional/Country Compliance
Azure Government for the US Department of Defense regions are architected to support the physical separation requirements for Impact Level 5 data by providing dedicated compute and storage infrastructure for the use of DoD customers only. Compliance offerings include:
DFARS, DoD L5, FIPS 140-2, Section 508 VPATs
Industry Compliance
Not available
Azure compliance offerings
Global Compliance
Not available
Regional/Country Compliance
Azure Government for the US Department of Defense regions are architected to support the physical separation requirements for Impact Level 5 data by providing dedicated compute and storage infrastructure for the use of DoD customers only. Compliance offerings include:
DFARS, DoD L5, FIPS 140-2, Section 508 VPATs
Industry Compliance
Not available
Azure compliance offerings
Global Compliance
Not available
Regional/Country Compliance
CIS Benchmark, CSA STAR Attestation, CSA STAR Certification, CSA STAR Self-Assessment, ISO 20000, ISO 22301, ISO 27001, ISO 27017, ISO 27018, ISO 27701, ISO 9001, SOC 1, SOC 2, SOC 3, WCAG 2.0
Continuous commitment to the highest breadth and depth of US government-specific or US DoD-specific compliance standards.
CJIS, CNSSI, DFARS, DoD L2, DoD L4, DoE 10, EAR, FDA CFR Title 21, FedRAMP, FIPS 140-2, IRS 1075, ITAR, NIST CSF, NIST 800-171, Section 508 VPATs
Industry Compliance
CDSA, FERPA, GxP, HIPAA, HITRUST, MARS-E, NERC, PCI DSS, Shared Assessments, SOX, TruSight
Azure compliance offerings
Global Compliance
Not available
Regional/Country Compliance
CIS Benchmark, CSA STAR Attestation, CSA STAR Certification, CSA STAR Self-Assessment, ISO 20000, ISO 22301, ISO 27001, ISO 27017, ISO 27018, ISO 27701, ISO 9001, SOC 1, SOC 2, SOC 3, WCAG 2.0
Continuous commitment to the highest breadth and depth of US government-specific or US DoD-specific compliance standards.
CJIS, CNSSI, DFARS, DoD L2, DoD L4, DoE 10, EAR, FDA CFR Title 21, FedRAMP, FIPS 140-2, IRS 1075, ITAR, NIST CSF, NIST 800-171, Section 508 VPATs
Industry Compliance
CDSA, FERPA, GxP, HIPAA, HITRUST, MARS-E, NERC, PCI DSS, Shared Assessments, SOX, TruSight
Azure compliance offerings
Global Compliance
Not available
Regional/Country Compliance
CIS Benchmark, CSA STAR Attestation, CSA STAR Certification, CSA STAR Self-Assessment, ISO 20000, ISO 22301, ISO 27001, ISO 27017, ISO 27018, ISO 27701, ISO 9001, SOC 1, SOC 2, SOC 3, WCAG 2.0
Continuous commitment to the highest breadth and depth of US government-specific or US DoD-specific compliance standards.
CJIS, CNSSI, DFARS, DoD L2, DoD L4, DoE 10, EAR, FDA CFR Title 21, FedRAMP, FIPS 140-2, IRS 1075, ITAR, NIST CSF, NIST 800-171, Section 508 VPATs
Industry Compliance
CDSA, FERPA, GxP, HIPAA, HITRUST, MARS-E, NERC, PCI DSS, Shared Assessments, SOX, TruSight
Azure compliance offerings
Global Compliance
Not available
Regional/Country Compliance
CIS Benchmark, CSA STAR Attestation, CSA STAR Certification, CSA STAR Self-Assessment, ISO 20000, ISO 22301, ISO 27001, ISO 27017, ISO 27018, ISO 27701, ISO 9001, SOC 1, SOC 2, SOC 3, WCAG 2.0
Continuous commitment to the highest breadth and depth of US government-specific or US DoD-specific compliance standards.
CJIS, CNSSI, DFARS, DoD L2, DoD L4, DoE 10, EAR, FDA CFR Title 21, FedRAMP, FIPS 140-2, IRS 1075, ITAR, NIST CSF, NIST 800-171, Section 508 VPATs
Industry Compliance
CDSA, FERPA, GxP, HIPAA, HITRUST, MARS-E, NERC, PCI DSS, Shared Assessments, SOX, TruSight
Azure compliance offerings
Global Compliance
Not available
Regional/Country Compliance
CIS Benchmark, CSA STAR Attestation, CSA STAR Certification, CSA STAR Self-Assessment, ISO 20000, ISO 22301, ISO 27001, ISO 27017, ISO 27018, ISO 27701, ISO 9001, SOC 1, SOC 2, SOC 3, WCAG 2.0
Continuous commitment to the highest breadth and depth of US government-specific or US DoD-specific compliance standards.
CJIS, CNSSI, DFARS, DoD L2, DoD L4, DoE 10, EAR, FDA CFR Title 21, FedRAMP, FIPS 140-2, IRS 1075, ITAR, NIST CSF, NIST 800-171, Section 508 VPATs
Industry Compliance
CDSA, FERPA, GxP, HIPAA, HITRUST, MARS-E, NERC, PCI DSS, Shared Assessments, SOX, TruSight
Azure compliance offerings
Global Compliance
Not available
Regional/Country Compliance
CIS Benchmark, CSA STAR Attestation, CSA STAR Certification, CSA STAR Self-Assessment, ISO 20000, ISO 22301, ISO 27001, ISO 27017, ISO 27018, ISO 27701, ISO 9001, SOC 1, SOC 2, SOC 3, WCAG 2.0
Continuous commitment to the highest breadth and depth of US government-specific or US DoD-specific compliance standards.
CJIS, CNSSI, DFARS, DoD L2, DoD L4, DoE 10, EAR, FDA CFR Title 21, FedRAMP, FIPS 140-2, IRS 1075, ITAR, NIST CSF, NIST 800-171, Section 508 VPATs
Industry Compliance
CDSA, FERPA, GxP, HIPAA, HITRUST, MARS-E, NERC, PCI DSS, Shared Assessments, SOX, TruSight
Azure compliance offerings
Data residency

Stored at rest in the United States. Sovereign offering: Physically isolated instance of Microsoft Azure

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Stored at rest in the United States. Sovereign offering: Physically isolated instance of Microsoft Azure

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Stored at rest in the United States. Sovereign offering: Physically isolated instance of Microsoft Azure

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Stored at rest in the United States. Sovereign offering: Physically isolated instance of Microsoft Azure

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Stored at rest in the United States. Sovereign offering: Physically isolated instance of Microsoft Azure

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Stored at rest in the United States. Sovereign offering: Physically isolated instance of Microsoft Azure

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Stored at rest in the United States. Sovereign offering: Physically isolated instance of Microsoft Azure

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Stored at rest in the United States. Sovereign offering: Physically isolated instance of Microsoft Azure

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Disaster Recovery

Cross-region options:

Azure Site Recovery

Region Pairing

Cross-region options:

Azure Site Recovery

Region Pairing

Cross-region options:

Azure Site Recovery

Region Pairing

Cross-region options:

Azure Site Recovery

Region Pairing

Cross-region options:

Azure Site Recovery

Region Pairing

Cross-region options:

Azure Site Recovery

Region Pairing

Cross-region options:

Azure Site Recovery

Region Pairing

Cross-region options:

Azure Site Recovery

Region Pairing

Products by region See products in this region See products in this region See products in this region See products in this region See products in this region Products available in this region are not disclosed Products available in this region are not disclosed Products available in this region are not disclosed
Available to Reserved for exclusive use by the Department of Defense Reserved for exclusive use by the Department of Defense US government entities and their partners only US government entities and their partners only US government entities and their partners only US government entities and their partners only US government entities and their partners only US government entities and their partners only