Azure now available in the UK

by Donna Toomey, September 8th, 2016


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Microsoft expands its Azure platform to the UK, bringing edgeNEXUS advanced load balancer ADC to UK data centers. 

Microsoft today announced that its U.K. data center region is now online. The new region, which the company announced last November, currently offers support for Microsoft’s Azure cloud services and Office 365, with support for Dynamics CRM Online slated for the first half of 2017.

With the new data centers in the U.K. coming online, Azure now offers its users 28 regions and it already has plans in the works to offer six more in the ver near future.

“These new Microsoft Cloud regions will help businesses in industries such as banking, government, public sector and healthcare meet their customers’ needs, the regulatory requirements they are held to, and the need for local redundancy and disaster recovery,” Takeshi Numoto, Microsoft corporate VP for Microsoft Cloud and Enterprise, said in today’s announcement.

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