Data residency - China cloud


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Companies in China are looking to keep their data within the China region to comply with government regulations. As Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations and Dynamics 365 for Retail expands global availability, we’ll include the China sovereign cloud with all customer data resident within the Azure China cloud.

Customers in China can now set up an implementation project and start building solutions using Lifecycle Services (LCS), which has a dedicated instance within the China datacenter with a new endpoint ( Customers can request development/test, sandbox, and production environments, which can also be deployed within China datacenters. Customer operational and Lifecycle Services data does not leave the China region boundary.