Data Residency for Viva Connections


Service documentation: Overview: Viva Connections

Capability Summary: Microsoft Viva Connections is your gateway to a modern employee experience designed to keep everyone engaged and informed. Viva Connections is a customizable app in Microsoft Teams that gives everyone a personalized destination to discover relevant news, conversations, and the tools they need to succeed. Data storage is related to the following Viva Connections Components: Dashboard and feed.

Data Residency Commitments Available

Advanced Data Residency add-on

Required Conditions:

  1. Tenant has a sign-up country/region included in Local Region Geography or Expanded Local Region Geography.
  2. Tenant has a valid Advanced Data Residency subscription for all users in the Tenant.
  3. The Viva Connections subscription customer data is provisioned in Local Region Geography or Expanded Local Region Geography.


Please refer to the ADR Commitment page for the specific customer data at rest commitment for Viva Connections.


Data is stored within Exchange Online, SharePoint Online and Microsoft Teams. Migration processes are handled by the applicable/relevant workloads.

How can I determine customer data location?

You can find the actual data location in Tenant Admin Center. As a tenant administrator you can find the actual data location, for committed data, by navigating to Admin->Settings->Org Settings->Organization Profile->Data Location.