Thanks to the cloud working remotely has become much easier. It hardly matters where your data is located. Or so it seems.

Due to the increasingly strict rules and regulations surrounding personal data, and the rising market value of data, it’s becoming more important to know exactly where your data is being processed.

Add to this the uncertainty of global politics, and it becomes clear that it is indeed crucial to businesses to stay in control of the data flows within these clouds.

Where a data centre is physically located plays a very important role in data speeds and latency. People want access to data instantaneously. They don’t want to wait for data to travel across the ocean. These are all reasons why our major partners, Google and Microsoft have addressed this topic, respectively.

Google blog – Choose region where your data is stored

Microsoft blog Check where is your data located