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Primo
Microsoft

Swiss DCs Regular Partner Update Calls

Please find attached the recording from today's partner Swiss DCs update call as well as the pdf slides for a quick overview. Main info:

General

  • New public cases with sensitive data in the Microsoft Cloud in Switzerland, click on screenshot in pdf to find the story
  • Microsoft Industry / vertical clouds (for Healthcare, etc) and Swiss data residency

M365

  • Dataverse for Teams launched in Switzerland 
  • Live Events available out of Swiss DCs and related info 

Dynamics 365

  • Update on the upcoming deployments
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AndreasSchmid1
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Any update on when Windows 365 becomes available in Switzerland North? (maybe got communicated but I might have missed it...)

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Primo
Microsoft

Please find attached the recording from today's partner Swiss DCs update call as well as the pdf slides for a quick overview. Main info:

 

New Public References for Swiss DCs

  • Canton and city of SH for M365 and Teams, schools city SH for Surface
  • Raiffeisen group for M365 and Teams
  • SBB Cargo for Azure (changing from multi-cloud to single-cloud), M365 and Power Platform
  • Migros - generic
  • Swissmilk for Azure, M365 and Dynamics - Business Central

New Compliance Resources

  • Whitepaper regarding legal situation for public cloud in Swiss public sector
  • Azure cloud design training recording
  • Heads-up on M365 cloud design papers

Azure

  • Availability Zones in Switzerland North
  • Purview in Switzerland North
  • Health Data Services HDS in Switzerland North
  • DSv5 series in Switzerland North
  • Ebsv5-series in Switzerland North
  • Azure Stack Edge: Azure Data Box Gateway in Switzerland North 

Microsoft 365 and Windows 365

  • Update on M365 move progress to Swiss DCs, delay for some SharePoint Online and OneDrive for Business tenants
  • Corp relaxed approvals for late M365 opt-in requests, approach this through support
  • Update on Windows 365 deployment in Swiss DC
Primo
Microsoft

Please find attached the recording from today's partner Swiss DCs update call as well as the pdf slides for a quick overview. Main info:

Public References

  • Canton of Zurich adopts Microsoft Cloud with M365, see their detailed risk analysis as well as the risks of not doing it - - great read and very strong signal to public sector Switzerland 
  • Bank Avera: Microsoft testimonials campaign and Teams / Safety Standards partner reference
  • Kellerhals Carrard: top Swiss firm relying on full Microsoft cloud stack in Swiss DCs with a partner
  • Schweizerisches Kompetenzzentrum für Justizvollzug: partner reference cases on both Power Platform as well as M365 and Azure

Azure

  • Azure Confidential Computing DCsv3 VMs available in Switzerland North 
  • Microsoft Cloud for Healthcare deployed in Switzerland
  • Azure Arc-enabled servers launched in Switzerland North
  • Archive Storage now GA in North (was preview before) and also available in West now
  • Azure Event Hubs Premium SKU in Switzerland West

Microsoft 365

  • Update on M365 move progress to Swiss DCs
  • After move: Teams Live Events external encoder support currently missing
AndreasSchmid1
Level 2 Contributor

Any update on when Windows 365 becomes available in Switzerland North? (maybe got communicated but I might have missed it...)

Primo
Microsoft

As mentioned in an earlier call: a timeline or further details are not yet known. I personally expect this to be available out of Swiss DC later this calendar year.

AndreasSchmid1
Level 2 Contributor

thank you, Primo!

v-jillarmour
Community Manager

@Primo Can you help with this one? 🙂 Thank you!  

Primo
Microsoft

Please find attached the recording from today's partner Swiss DCs update call as well as the pdf slides for a quick overview. Main info:

General

  • New public Swiss DCs client stories with Halter (D365 & Power Platform), Gebäudeversicherung Bern (Azure & M365 incl Teams) and Kantonsspital Baden (Azure & Teams) 

Azure

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL: Hyperscale (Citus) launched in Switzerland North
  • Overview of available local services and roadmap update under NDA

Dynamics 365 and Power Platform

  • Power Apps Portals and Power Virtual Agents now GA
  • Update on the upcoming deployments
Primo
Microsoft

Please find attached the recording from today's partner Swiss DCs update call as well as the pdf slides for a quick overview. Main info:   

Public Stories

  • Press Release on new services in Swiss DCs two weeks ago 
  • Groupe Mutuel story on D365, power platform and Azure one week ago

Azure

  • New GPUs with NVv3 in Switzerland North
  • Logic Apps GA in Switzerland North (was in preview before)
  • NDA update on an extract of upcoming workloads

M365

  • Good news on Whiteboard storage moving to OneDrive for Business and later SharePoint Online, therefore enabling local data residency possibilities and more control

Dynamics 365

  • D365 Marketing now generally available
  • NDA update on AI Builder
  • Special Call-outs on D365 Finance & Supply Chain Management / Operations: 
    • Default Region EU DCs and how to request Swiss DCs
    • Region Moves from EU DCs to Swiss DCs are not seamless and how to approach it

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Primo
Microsoft

Please find attached the recording from today's partner Swiss DCs update call as well as the pdf slides for a quick overview. Main info:

Azure

  • New deployments DB Migration Service, Premium Block Blobs, Fsv2 VMs and first GPUs with NCv3
  • Clarification on Switzerland West

M365

  • Live Events: captions now enabled   

Dynamics 365

  • D365 Finance, Supply Chain Management, Commerce and Sales Insight (in Switzerland North) and Customer Insights / Audience Insights now GA
  • D365 Marketing and PowerApps Portals available for first deployments through Corp enablement, GA planned later in May
  • Business Central: first positive timing indication as mentioned in the call recording

Please treat the content confidential under NDA expect publicly available information