Microsoft has opened two new Azure regions in Switzerland, a country with strong data residency regulations – and no AWS physical footprint.
Microsoft announced its plans to build new datacentres in Switzerland back in 2018. As of today two Swiss regions located near Geneva and Zurich have been activated and Azure clients can now select the regions Switzerland North and West.
The new regions will support Azure core cloud computing services as well as Office 365, Dynamic 365 and Microsoft Power Platform.
With the addition of these regions to Microsoft Azure offering it brings the firm’s total region count worldwide up to