The Microsoft Cloud in the UK opens today with Azure and Office 365 now generally available from multiple data centre locations in the UK.

microsoft-ukThis cloud empowers the digital transformation of businesses and public sector organisations, helping them increase productivity while meeting compliance and policy requirements. Dynamics CRM Online will join the line-up in the first half of 2017.

The local offering brings world-class reliability and performance combined with data residency to government departments, regulated industries and other businesses alike. Built on Microsoft’s Trusted Cloud principles of security, privacy, compliance, transparency and availability, this creates new opportunities for innovation, with the intent to spark local economic growth for Microsoft partners including Hixon Group is an award winning CSP (Cloud Solutions Provider) based in Stoke on Trent and support local technology advancement.

Having the option to store data locally will allow clients to take advantage of new opportunities to utilise the Microsoft UK Azure Platform whilst being reassured that their core data, that they create and manage, stays in the UK. For many sectors including the financial and legal, the Microsoft UK cloud region means that demonstrating regulatory and legal compliance is simpler.

Talk to us today about your cloud computing requirements and how you can take advantage of this UK hosted Office 365 and Azure solution, call us on 01782 365124 .

Author: Jonathan Lawton

With almost a decade’s experience of successfully, supporting, designing and delivering innovative web development projects worldwide I now focus on providing leadership to help customers shape business and technology strategy.

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