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  1. Datacenter in Russia

    In Russia we have law act about storing some sensitive data(such as personal information , IPR and others) in Russia located Data Centers only.
    Does any plans to support it ? Does any plans to create Russia Region in Azure Portal for some services such as WebSites, CDN, Databases e.t.c ?

    167 votes
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    Guy Burstein responded

    Thanks for the suggestion. We’re reviewing it.

  2. Why no datacenters in Middle East and Africa?

    Hi Microsoft,
    I can’t help thinking that Microsoft is pursuing some sort of imperialist western agenda with the deployment of its worldwide Azure Datacenters! As an independent software developer based here in Dubai with clients right across Africa, The Middle East and the Sub-continent we currently have the choice of hosting in Western Europe (Amsterdam) which is between 6500km and 8000km away from our clients, or South East Asia (Singapore) 5000 to 11000kms away.
    Guys it is time to realize that there is 2/5's of the world’s population nearby - let’s see something proactive in terms of datacenter deployment, and…

    78 votes
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    planned  ·  Tony Lanera responded

    Microsoft is expanding on its existing investments in Africa by delivering Microsoft Cloud Services including Microsoft Azure, Office 365 and Dynamics 365 directly from Datacenters located in Johannesburg and Cape Town South Africa. Initial availability is expected in 2018.

    Stay tuned for more updates here https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/?v=17.14

  3. Add Support for IRAN in Azure

    Why we Iranian Developers shouldn't use Azure ?
    Please add Iran to your supported country

    32 votes
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  4. Create this new Azure region : Switzerland

    Switzerland is a small country but it is one of the world’s strongest economies. Many swiss companies can't make the move to Azure because they do need to have theirs data inside the country.
    Please create this new Azure region : Switzerland !
    Thanks.

    31 votes
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  5. make azure available in Cambodia.

    you should make azure available in Cambodia. I think there are some students or people want to explore and use it.

    27 votes
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    under review  ·  Guy Burstein responded

    Windows Azure is commercially available in the following 84 countries, and this is not one of them. Learn more here: http://www.windowsazure.com/en-us/pricing/faq/

    We are adding more countries as we can, but in the meantime if you wish to use the service in an unsupported country, you’ll need to use one of several third party providers which front the Azure Subscriptions for organizations in unsupported countries. Just keep in mind that those providers are not MSFT so perform due-diligence to make sure any vendor you select is reputable.

    Thanks for understanding.

  6. Azure not available in Malawi

    Malawi is not listed among countries in the Azure signup. It is therefore impossible to set up and/or use any Azure services. Please can we be added? We are on boarding as a Microsoft partner in a program where we expect to have massive adoption of Azure services

    13 votes
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  7. provide Azure availibility in Gibraltar

    Please provide Azure services availability in Gibraltar. Gibraltar as financial center does high value, a lot of big UK gaming companies are settled her. For me as a developer based here is hard to promote Microsoft solutions to potential clients while Microsoft solutions are not supported here. Many companies her are using Oracle solutions, it will make sense to catch the train here. It is the small country with big business here. It is bad, that MS is not supporting UK overseas territory, especially that one, that is member of EU as Special member state territory.

    6 votes
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  8. Azure plataform, small business, brazilian location,

    Dear MS, i'm simple enchanted with the azure plataform. As a 3 world businessman, i try to look forward and see big and small business sharing the same technology, on next years. can we think as fabien (open erp) and look forward? with all visual suít and etc... why we cant focus on small business, whoio needs technology too? i guarantee that, Microsoft will sell more Windows and office licenses than ever. Maybe small business ppl arent ready now, but they shall be on future, when a lot of developers will come with a lot of options for us............... idk,maybe…

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  9. For standard loadbalancer preview

    fail to create the standard loadbalancer backendpool from the azure portal

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  10. Please add the country Aruba to the supported country is listed Curacao but not aruba.

    Please add the country Aruba to the supported country is listed Curacao but not Aruba.

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  11. Datacenter in Europe is slow (UK west and UK south)

    Datacenter in Europe is slow (UK west and UK south). Many other customer had the same complaint. Looking for better performance.

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  12. Support for Inuktut language on Custom Bing Search

    Inuktut is the language of the Canadian Inuit people. Currently Bing custom search does not support it.

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  13. Build a data center in Turkey

    Build a data center in Turkey. Many Turkish business would like to move their systems to a public cloud but would like to keep the data physically within Turkey.

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  14. Why "Myanmar" is not in supported country while selling Azure Credit as benefit in Microsoft Action Pack subscription to Myanmar company?

    Why "Myanmar" is not in supported country while selling Azure Credit as benefit in Microsoft Action Pack subscription to Myanmar company?

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  15. sync Azure availability zones and regional pairs

    We run an application with active-active in EastUS and WestUS2.
    A full switch from one Region to another is possible.
    EastUS was selected as it offers more features compared to EastUs2, e.g. VMscaleset encryption, Application Insights.
    Would be great if EastUS and WestUS2 could be used also as regional pairs - as currently only EastUS2 is offered as partner for WestUS2 - to benefit from the not simultanious updates.

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  16. Valid Training Center for Microsoft Azure and Solutions in Sierra Leone

    Hello Microsoft;
    With increasing opening of new startups and businesses; it would be ideal if you will be considering Sierra Leone in offering more services and training facilities and opportunities.
    Sierra Leone is faced with lot of power shortages and outage, so a lot of business and organizations may seek to move their IT platforms to the cloud.

    1 vote
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  17. Register / Signup Microsoft Azure for Myanmar Region

    Hi Team,

    I am from Myanmar country and currently Microsoft Azure did not official launch in Myanmar. Hence i cannot register / signup using Myanmar Phone Number, Address and Debit/Credit Card.
    Due to limitation of Microsoft Azure, we need to choose other Cloud Service instead. Microsoft should consider Myanmar Region since Myanmar Country is quite open since past a few years back.

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  18. Open Azure region in Israel

    Israel is a major tech hub. Please open an Azure region in Israel.

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  19. I need you to insert Burundi country

    I tried to make my account,unfortunately i didn't find my country Burundi.So,my idea is that you insert it among other i saw.Thank You

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