Azure comes to Canada (along with Office 365)@20aman May 16, 2016
Last week marked the general availability of Azure datacenter for Canada locations. Also Office 365 has been released last week. Microsoft has set up 2 new datacenters in Canada.
Where Exactly are these datacenters located
- Canada Central - The first datacenter is located in Toronto.
- Canada East - The second datacenter is located in Quebec City.
Now when you are creating a new resource (like a Virtual Machine) you will see these two options.
Check out the brief announcement video by Janet Kennedy, President of Microsoft Canada:
- These locations are also listed in the official Microsoft Regions list here: Azure Regions
- Various resources and information for cloud in Canada are available here at Cloud Accelerate site for Canada.
- You can read about this announcement and upcoming features here: Microsoft Cloud accelerates in Canada and expands to South Korea