What a day for us at Microsoft today. We recently announced the availability of the new Microsoft Azure regions Germany Central and Germany Northeast.
So Azure is expanding in the German market with a special model called the data trustee model. If you need more information about that, have a look at the following datasheet.
Information about the service availability can be found here.
For more information about the Microsoft Cloud Germany have a look at the following links.
-> http://news.microsoft.com/de-de/azure-deutschland-verfuegbar/ (Press announcement in German)
-> https://www.microsoft.com/de-de/cloud/deutschland/default.aspx (German)