Thursday 18th May 2023
Microsoft 365 Multi-Geo is designed to meet your data residency requirements, while retaining single-tenant administration and full-fidelity collaboration experiences between users, as necessary.
The Microsoft 365 Multi-Geo Capabilities add-on provides customers with the ability to expand their Microsoft 365 prescence to multipme geographic regions within a single existing Microsoft 365 Tenant. Multi-Geo enables customers to manage data-at-rest locations at a granular level for their users, SharePoint sites, Microsoft 365 Groups, and Microsoft Teams level. Multi-Geo is targeted to customers who have a need to store data in multiple geographies to satisfy their data residency requirements.
Beginning from 1st June 2023, Multi-Geo capabilities will be available to CSP customers, who are using Microsoft 365, Office 365, Exchange, OneDrive and SharePoint subscriptions. With Microsoft 365 Multi-Geo, CSP partners will be able to ensure their customers meet their data residency requirements.
Customers must purchase a quantity of Multi-Geo licenses equal to or greater than 5% of your total eligible seats. Microsoft 365 Multi-Geo is available as an add-on to the following Microsoft 365 subscription plans.
Note: Multi-Geo Capabilities in Microsoft 365 is a user-level add-on license. You need a license for each user that you want to host in a Satellite Geography location. You canh add more licenses over time as you add users in Satellite Geography locations.
There are no Multi-Geo licenses specific to shared resources such as SharePoint Sites, Microsoft 365 Groups, or Microsoft teams. If enough Multi-Geo user licenses have been acquired, then customers are eligible to use Multi-Geo with shared resources without limitation.
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