Last chance: Move your Microsoft 365 data (tenant) to Switzerland.
Microsoft 365 is since December 2019 available in Swiss data centers. Until At the end of April it is possible to move tenants from foreign regions to Switzerland. After this period has expired, a Migration of your data to Switzerland costly and time-consuming.
Deadline 30.04.2023 – What happens after that?
After the deadline, you can no longer instruct Microsoft to move the data to Switzerland. If you Your data becauseoch to switzerland want to relocate, must You or your IT partner can manage the individual Microsoft 365 Services at Microsoft Rebuild in Switzerland and the Migrate data to the new environment. Thus the Transfer much time– & cost expenditure with it.
What are the key benefits of moving the data to Switzerland?
To explain, latency is the time it takes for a data packet to travel from your device to the service and back.
Running Microsoft 365 in geographic proximity significantly shortens the time in which communication between Microsoft services and the end device takes place. A non-representative test from Baar reveals that the latency in the exchange with Switzerland North is just half as long as, for example, West Europe in Amsterdam. Latency times depend on many factors and can therefore vary.
Swiss data storage
With the purchase of cloud servicescompanies can outsource workloads and data storage to a cloud, but not regulatory compliance. Data storage Switzerland helps you to comply with legal regulations or any contractual agreements.
With the launch of Microsoft 365 in the Cloud Region Switzerland, “data at rest” is stored in the country’s interior. This is all inactive data that is not currently on the network or being read/written. In the other case, “data in transit”, resp. “data in motion” is the talk of the town. Typical “data at rest” in Microsoft 365 are file repositories in SharePoint Online or Onedrive.
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Where is my data stored?
When you log in to your Microsoft 365 admin portal (https://admin.microsoft.com), you will find a “Data Location” section under the organization profile.
Detailed information from Microsoft can be found here.