Office 365 Government EU GCC?

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Hi,

 

As stated in the title, I'm hoping to find any indications if there are any plans at Microsoft to setup an Office 365 for EU GCC?

 

As an increasing amount of (at least locally in the Netherlands) government organizations are exploring a transition to the (Microsoft) cloud, I'm seeing a recurring question popup, 'Does the Microsoft cloud comply with EU (and local) regulations?' While answering this question is doable, having to gather the proof (and support) for each organization all over again does seem redundant. An Office 365 EU GCC subscription would speed up cloud adoption in the EU for government organizations.

 

I am specifically referring to the US based service, for which there are no EU variants as far as I can tell: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/office365/servicedescriptions/office-365-platform-service-descripti... 

 

Cheers,

Mike

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