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Igloo Software Establishes European Infrastructure for Data Residency

Expanding beyond Canada and the U.S., the leading digital workplace provider will localize data in Ireland and the Netherlands 

Kitchener-Waterloo, ON — May 17, 2022 — Igloo Software, the leading provider of digital workplace solutions, today announced the expansion of its data residency and performance scope beyond Canada and the U.S. to include the European Union (EU). Igloo’s intranet technology in the EU will be deployed through Microsoft Azure Europe West, the Netherlands, and North, Ireland, using their modernized Azure-native architecture. Additionally, the two new data centers will support European data requirements and standards and provides additional best-of-breed technical services to Igloo customers worldwide. 

“A first for Igloo, we are proud to have established Azure Europe West and North infrastructure for data residency,” explains Matthew Simone, vice president of technology, Igloo Software. “By doing so, we are better equipped to support our European Union partners as their data regulations and standards continue to evolve. The data infrastructure also allows us to continue to deliver our modern digital workplace solutions on a global scale.” 

Innovative businesses around the world are seeking digital workplace solutions to address the shift to hybrid and remote working models. Creating a digital destination and single source of truth to house an organizations data improves employee knowledge sharing, collaboration, and communication. Igloo’s EU infrastructure for data residency will allow them to better support existing EU customer intranet needs. Igloo is also enabled to deploy more digital workplace solutions with European businesses, and to support the migration of a Canadian- or U.S.-based self-service technology customer to the EU.  

Igloo’s Canadian, U.S. and EU hosting data centers provide a global network of data residency and performance. All locations are outfitted to provide customers with several technical services. These services include redundant access to multiple internet carries, onsite and offsite disaster recovery, backup management, resource monitoring and provisioning, domain mapping, hardware and software maintenance, anti-virus monitoring, patch management, security management, and production, and Sandbox and Preview environments.  

Microsoft Azure is certified in Europe for ISO 27001, HITECH, HIPAA, SOC 1 and 2, and PCI. 


About Igloo Software

Igloo Software is the leading provider of digital workplace solutions, helping companies move beyond traditional intranets to inspiring digital destinations that improve communication, knowledge sharing, collaboration, and culture. All Igloo Software solutions are 100% cloud-based, mobile-enabled, and integrate with the leading enterprise systems and cloud apps your business relies on. By centralizing all information, Igloo Software provides a single-source-of-truth and enables a more productive and engaged workforce. For more information, please visit www.igloosoftware.com. Follow Igloo Software on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Instagram. 

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