Microsoft opens Office 365 local datacentres in U.K

Microsoft has officially announced the availability of Office 365 and Microsoft Azure, the most trusted cloud service platforms in multiple data center locations across the United Kingdom.

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Microsoft’s  cloud data centers have spread across the world rapidly since October 2014, including regions like Japan, Australia, Canada and India, however, the U.K push is expected to help Microsoft empower their cloud business in the region.  The new data centers will help Microsoft deploy the most trusted cloud platform and assist in running the businesses such as Government, healthcare, public sector and banking to fulfill their customer needs by adhering to Microsoft’s trusted Cloud principles of security, privacy, compliance ,transparency and availability.

The new data centers will help Microsoft deploy the most trusted cloud platform and assist in running the businesses such as Government, healthcare, public sector and banking to fulfill their customer needs by adhering to Microsoft’s trusted Cloud principles of security, privacy, compliance ,transparency and availability.

Along with providing world-class data security , these new data centers will additionally focus on local data residency, replication, and  disaster recovery to effectively run the business eventually paving way for newer innovations while meeting their compliance and regulatory requirements.

South London & Maudsley(SLAM) NHS Trust, Aston Martin, Capita, Rosslyn Analytics,  Ministry of Defence( MoD) are a few customers to name that will be moving to Microsoft Cloud. MoD employing more than 250,000 people has cited that Microsoft’s world-class security and the value for money proposition associated with it to be the prime reasons for moving to Microsoft Cloud.

Mike Stone, Chief Digital and Information Officer at the Ministry of Defence, said:

“Microsoft’s secure and transparent cloud service in the UK fits perfectly with the MOD’s digital transformation agenda. This agreement, which is based on Microsoft’s world-class reliability and performance, will allow us to deliver cost-effective, modern and flexible information capabilities. It will ensure we are better placed in our ever-changing, digital-first world.”

The Microsoft Cloud services are currently being offered to customers spread across 28 regions  including the new multiple regional set up in the UK.

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Mahit Huilgol has been using Windows on Mobile since the Windows 6. Ever since than i have been following Microsoft developments from close quarters and love writing about it. Eagerly waiting for the time when Windows Phone will be the most preferred OS in the World.