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Status Under review
Workspace IBM Turbonomic ARM
Categories SaaS
Created by Guest
Created on Sep 14, 2022

Ability to select local region to deploy ARM SaaS

Many customers in Japan are required to keep their data locally for security and data sovereignty reasons. Several prospects have already asked if ARM SaaS can be deployed in the local region. This is probably the same case for some of the EMEA countries.
Idea priority High
  • Guest
    Sep 23, 2022

    To be fair, it comes up in every single discussion where SaaS is an option in EMEA. It's hard to name a customer, as many of our prospects are considering this lack as a roadblock...

  • Guest
    Sep 23, 2022

    This request is a long running requirement for any prospect within the EU who is contemplating using SaaS solutions.
    A must have ASAP.

  • Guest
    Sep 23, 2022

    Every prospect I have positioned SaaS to will not use it unless the data is stored in a European DC and some even specify the individual one it needs to be. I understand that it is hard to be able to support any customer requested DC but one of the main points about this new offering was that it was to be a "global service" and so we should at least support one of the European DCs or UK

  • Admin
    Sep 23, 2022

    Hi Masanori and Christophe. Thank you for the feedback. We are considering supporting local region deployment for 2023. Can you share some customer names who would require the regional deployment?

  • Guest
    Sep 16, 2022

    Fully agreed. If we want the SaaS offering to have a chance in EMEA, that's mandatory.