• 17/07/2024 14:42

Russian business cut off from Microsoft and Amazon cloud services

Microsoft and Amazon will close access to their cloud products to customers from Russia from March 20, 2024. This was reported by the Russian company Softline.

 Russian business was cut off from Microsoft and Amazon cloud services

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Microsoft and Amazon cited EU sanctions as the reason for the new restrictions, which made it impossible to supply “certain management or design software (including cloud solutions) to organizations registered in Russia” .

“For Russian companies, this means that it will be impossible to use these products or access the data contained in them from March 20, 2024,” the company added.

Because For closing access, there may be functional restrictions in the operation of cloud products and services from Microsoft, Amazon and Google.


After Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine, Microsoft President Brad Smith said that the corporation would reduce its business on the territory of the Russian Federation until “nothing remains” of it.

At the same time, in the spring of 2023, Russian representative offices of international companies and legal entities that were not subject to sanctions began to receive offers from Microsoft to renew the license for its software.


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