Lily Kim, General Manager, Azure Global

General Manager, Azure Government

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Simplify management of Federal Tax Information (FTI) with Azure Government and the new Azure Blueprint for IRS 1075

Contributors include Meladie Espiritu, Senior Program Manager, Azure Global and Abhijeet Jhala (AJ), Director Modern Government Partner Solutions, State Local Government Disclaimer: Customers are wholly responsible for ensuring their own compliance with all applicable laws and regulations. Information provided in this post does not ...

Innovating for government from the commercial cloud to the tactical edge

From our commercial cloud to the tactical edge, we continue to deliver more innovation to empower government agencies to advance their mission. In addition to the recent product news enabling government to advance ‘tech intensity’, here are some recent highlights of new capabilities in Azure to support the full spectrum of government needs...

Azure Government continues to expand FedRAMP High coverage

13 new services added to FedRAMP High ATO as part of ongoing work to make commercial innovation more accessible to government agencies Microsoft now has 80 services covered by the FedRAMP High Provisional Authorization to Operate (P-ATO) for Azure Government in the continental United States. Why is FedRAMP compliance important? The new era ...

Snowflake now available on Azure Government

Snowflake, the data warehouse built for the cloud, is now generally available on Microsoft Azure Government. Snowflake is a data warehouse-as-a-service, which requires no management and features separate compute, storage, and cloud services that can scale and change independently. Snowflake’s architecture provides complete relational ...

Azure Government expands FedRAMP High coverage

10 new services added to FedRAMP High ATO as part of ongoing work to make commercial innovation more accessible to government agencies Microsoft now has 67 services covered by the FedRAMP High Provisional Authorization to Operate (P-ATO) for Azure Government in the continental United States. Why is FedRAMP compliance important? The new ...

Accelerating cloud capabilities for Government customers

At the Microsoft Government Tech Summit in Washington D.C. today, we are pleased to share a host of new capabilities for Azure Government customers as we take the next step forward in meeting the mission-critical needs of our U.S. Government customers. Below you will find full detail on some of our key announcements. For a summary of the ...

Azure Monitor now available in Azure Government

With Azure Monitor, you can now consume monitoring metrics and logs within the portal and via APIs in near real-time and gain more visibility into the state and performance of your resources. Azure Monitor provides you the ability to configure alert rules to get notified or to take automated actions on issues impacting your resources. Azure ...

Microsoft Azure leads the industry in ISO certifications

We are happy to announce that Microsoft Azure recently completed a new set of independent third-party ISO and Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) audits to expand our certification portfolio. Azure leads the industry with the most comprehensive compliance coverage, enabling customers to meet a wide range of regulatory obligations. If that were not ...

Announcing Cosmos DB and Blob (Hot/Cool) Storage

As we look to continue to expand and evolve the platform, we are excited to announce two new generally available services in Azure Government: Azure Cosmos DB and Blob Storage (Hot/Cool).  Yesterday Microsoft announced Azure Cosmos DB and today we are bringing it to you in Azure Government.  The update will be rolled out to all Azure ...