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Data Regions

Control the geographical location of your Google Workspace data at rest

For organizations that want more geo-control, the data regions feature for Google Workspace gives you the choice to pick where covered data for select Google Workspace apps is stored at rest — whether globally distributed, in the US, or across Europe.

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Adapts to your organizational needs

Create as many organizational unit- or group-specific regions as you want with no minimum seat requirements. Change data location settings anytime, anywhere—US, Europe, or global.

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No downtime

Edit capabilities of all files, even during a data move. As file ownership changes or users switch OUs or groups, your data is moved dynamically according to policy.

Scales with larger organizations

Stay up-to-date on your data move’s progress at no extra cost. Data regions is included with Google Workspace Enterprise plans.

Data regions UI included in Enterprise plans

Given PwC is a global network with operations in 158 countries. I am very happy to see Google investing in data regions for Google Workspace and thrilled by how easy and intuitive it will be to set up and manage multi-region policies for our domain.

Rob Tollerton, Director of IT, PwCIL

Top questions about data regions

Will I be able to choose multiple regions for my domain?

Yes. You can choose one region per organizational unit or per group.

How will data regions help me?

Data regions may help satisfy company needs to control the location of data at rest.

Which services and data are covered?

Data regions covers primary data at rest and backups for Gmail, Calendar, Drive, Chat, Docs, Sheets, Slides, Vault, Sites, Forms, and Keep. It also covers user indices for Gmail and Calendar, and for the U.S. region only, user indices for Drive, Docs, Sheets, and Slides. More specific coverage can be found here.

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