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Box launches UK-specific Box Zone with data centres in London and Cardiff

January 17, 2019 / Connor Jones

Box has launched an additional data zone for its Box Zones offering, presenting a new zone for the UK with separate data centres in London and Cardiff.Back in 2016, the cloud content management company first announced Box Zones and said that it would feature eight separate locations where users can store data.Box offers data centres in the UK, USA, Canada, Ireland, Germany, Singapore, Japan and Australia. The company adds more zones when it receives enough demand from its 90,000 customers, which is why the UK has just received its own data centres. Businesses today face a complex and evolving regulatory landscape, none more so than here in Britain," said Chris Baker, Box senior vice president and general manager of EMEA. "With the Brexit decision pending and the impact on regulation such as GDPR unknown, UK and European businesses are searching for ways to guarantee business continuity. The UK Zone will help companies to address data sovereignty concerns and provide certainty...