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Microsoft’s Cloud + Enterprise Program Manager Poornima Natarajan has announced that encryption at rest is now generally available for Azure Site Recovery users.

Storage Service Encryption helps organizations protect and safeguard data to meet organizational security and compliance commitments, says Natarajan: “With this feature, you can now replicate your on-premises data to storage accounts with encryption enabled.”

After enabling encryption, the storage account can be specified as a target for replication while setting up protection for workloads using Site Recovery. All the replicated data would then be encrypted prior to persisting to storage and decrypted on retrieval.

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