Today, we announce the general availability of Azure disk encryption for Windows and Linux IaaS VMs in Azure Government cloud regions. With this announcement, Azure disk encryption for Windows and Linux IaaS Standard tier VMs (Std A, D, DS, G, GS etc series) is now generally available in all Azure Gov cloud regions to enable customers to protect the OS and data disk at rest using industry standard encryption technology.
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Update, 10/21: Azure GS-Series Virtual Machines
A G-Series variant, the GS-Series now supports Premium storage in the US Gov Virginia region. GS-Series VMs enable resource-intensive applications with the fastest processors, the most memory, and the highest input/output operations per second (IOPS) (for storage disk performance compared to any other series).
We’re pleased to announce the general availability of VMSS and VM series expansion in Microsoft Azure Government.
Virtual Machine Scale Sets (VMSS)
VM Scale Sets are a way to manage Azure VMs as a group, providing easy deployment and management options,
We’re pleased to announce the general availability of Batch, Redis Cache, and Service Fabric in Microsoft Azure Government.
Azure Batch is our job scheduling and compute pool management service that helps developers easily scale their compute-intensive workloads to tens, hundreds,