I'm wondering how Microsoft decides to distribute the data between all of their data centers.
Reason why I'm asking this is because we are an international company with over 5500 mailboxes and sites all of the world.
However, all of our mailboxes are located in datacenters in Europe:
- Dublin, Ireland
- Amsterdam, Netherlands
We have, for instance, a lot of users in Singapore, India, South America, Australia, etc...
I imagine that the performance would be much better if the mailbox is actually stored in the region the user resides in.
page you can find all the data centers.
I've used This
Powershell script to determine the Exchange Online mailbox locations in our environment.
Thanks for your input.