Microsoft Azure and Data Privacy


How to mitigate the data privacy issues of Microsoft Azure public cloud without a wholesale cloud migration

  • Discover how to separate the false data privacy problems with Microsoft Azure from the real and impactful ones
  • Learn about how data residency and its breadth of impact, ranging from data privacy compliance to taxation, and even whether foreign governments can access your data on the Azure platform 
  • See how to overcome Azure’s data privacy and residency shortcomings, without abandoning the platform, its tools or its scale

Businesses are now more demanding of cloud providers, particularly over data privacy and residency.


- Where is my data stored?
- And where might it be backed up to?
- Who could potentially access my data and under what circumstances?

Microsoft Azure’s answers to these questions have historically made businesses nervous. 


But Azure is a top tier public cloud platform, with market-leading availability, cost-efficiency, tools and flexibility, making choosing an alternative provider unappealing.


So how does a pro-Azure, privacy-conscious business balance cloud performance requirements with data privacy needs?


Download the full document to understand more about mitigating the data privacy risks of Microsoft Azure, without a wholesale platform change. 



Types of business for whom Azure's data privacy shortcomings may be a critical issue

  • Businesses who would rather avoid the risk of data access under the CLOUD Act or Patriot’s Act
  • Organizations whose clients depend on their confidentiality and discretion
  • Companies seeking to operate within specific countries’ tax regimes e.g. Channel Islands
  • Companies that hold extremely valuable IP, such as bespoke AI algorithms, R&D data or clients' highly sensitive personal information

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