Microsoft is making new efforts to make sure data on its servers are not access by people, governments or other organizations without permission. This week, the company announced that it will open two cloud service centers in Germany that will be controlled by a third-party "data trustee".
Services such as Azure, Office 365 and Dynamics CRM Online will be available from these data centers, which are scheduled to be available to European customers sometime in the second half of 2016. While that's fairly dry news, what's more interesting is how those centers will be managed:
This new setup would seem on the surface to keep Microsoft out of the loop if the US government requests that the company send over data from their servers that are located out of the country.
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