German data centers for Microsoft Azure from 2nd half of 2016

Today Satya Nadella announced two new German data centers for cloud services in Berlin. They’re expected to be available in the second half of 2016 with the ability to provide Azure, Office 365 and CRM Online (source). Since it is commonly known that the upcoming release of AX, Microsoft Dynamics ‘AX 7’, will follow Microsoft’s mantra Mobile first, cloud first and come along with the ability to run in the cloud, this is very important news for partners, customers and prospects in Germany!