Where is my data going to be stored?

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If you’re not an IT professional looking to use a third party to store your company’s data, you understand that shopping for a software solution can be a long process. From a technical perspective, you must look at the needs of your company and look at the basic considerations. You’re probably asking yourself, “what type(s) of data being do I need stored?”, “what vendor should I use?” But most importantly,

“Where is my data going to be stored?”

Hosting with AssetWorks

Choosing to go with AssetWorks FSS as your hosted solution means you get to enjoy the many benefits that comes with it. Fast deployment of new features, updates, and scalability, allows you to streamline your work and save your organization the time it would take for site visits. You need a reliable provider that will take control of any maintenance or support that is needed. Our IT staff will help you perform all the hardware and software upgrades as needed, or last-minute emergencies when they occur. Giving you the peace of mind that you’re in god hands.

AssetWorks FSS has experts that work around the clock to ensure you’re in good hands. We help provide the specifications and data that will help support how we can offer a load balanced architecture, redundancy across the data center, and an up-time guarantee. Our expert professionals make sure that your confidential data is being protected at all costs. We rely on the latest technologies, integrated services and best practices, to protect and monitor all your essential information.

Having a trustworthy partner to host your data is crucial to any business decision. You need to make sure you’re in good hands with world class security and regular maintenance management and upgrade. You also need some flexibility in your planning, especially if you frequent out of the country. AssetWorks Field Service Solutions (FSS) partners with Microsoft Azure as another option for your hosting needs, no matter where you are in the world.

Hosting with Azure

Microsoft Azure is a cloud computing service created by Microsoft for building, testing, deploying, and managing applications and services through Microsoft-managed data centers. Azure has the largest amount of data centers in over 90 countries and is the largest compliance portfolio of any cloud service provider in the world. Microsoft Azure is committed to quality security by working with a team of experts that are proactive in compliance in enterprises and governments.


AssetWorks FSS understand that keeping your company in compliance in one of the top priorities. By partnering with Azure, we offer compliance for a very large number of standards and regulations throughout North America and globally.  National regulations like PIPEDA, and industry regulations like HIPAA and PCI-DSS, are all covered with Azure.

The full list compliance and standards Azure covers

So, where is your data?

Azure offers data centers across the world.  They’re reliable and easy to use centers are backed by experts with experience that can help you anytime.

Azure has data centers across the world. Including:

Microsoft’s Azure’s infrastructure already exists.  Do you have to work with customers in another part of the country or overseas? Transferring data from open data center to another is simple with no hassle. By being the largest cloud-based data center in the world, building infrastructure and expanding space can be built no problem.

Benefits of Azure as your Cloud Base Data Center

Reliability–  “Zero single point of failure architecture”. Never worry about hardware dying or being replaced again. Zones within regions, multiple regions.  Azure can tolerate incredibly large-scale disasters.

Scale – Microsoft is one of the “Big 3” hosting providers. Setting up and administering in the US, Canada, the UK, even Australia – it doesn’t matter.  They’re able to provision the server and off to the races.


Azure has teams of highly trained and highly skilled technicians. Microsoft uses Azure to host their own infrastructure, including the Microsoft 365 platform. Azure requires training and certification to be administers. So only the best is helping your business.

Additional Azure and AssetWorks Benefits:

AssetWorks FSS has you covered no matter where you are. Microsoft offers the Microsoft Global Network, which functions like a CDN.  This means that if your data is hosted in Canada, and you need to log in while traveling Internationally, your computer will talk to a Microsoft connection point near you. This gives you the best performance with the least amount of traffic, and peace of mind (only the ISP your computer is connected to sees the traffic, nobody else).

Routing Preferences through Microsoft Azure

When you choose AssetWorks FSS to host your data, you’re getting the best in world class security and customer service. You’re able to host your information anywhere in the world to make the best decisions for your company.

To find out more about hosting with AssetWorks FSS, fill out a form below!

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