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Announcing private preview of authorized DoD Cloud Infrastructure as Code for Azure

To help Department of Defense (DoD) customers keep pace with mission demands, we’re announcing the private preview of DoD Cloud Infrastructure as Code (IaC) for Azure – a set of preauthorized baselines that build standard environments in Azure Government to accelerate DoD adoption of cloud services.

With 14 new services at FedRAMP High, Azure Government continues expanding compliance coverage

Microsoft now has 116 services covered by the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) High Provisional Authorization to Operate (P-ATO) for Azure Government. We continue to bring you more services at FedRAMP High than any other cloud provider, delivering on our ongoing investments in commercial parity and our commitment to ...

Azure Government releases 40+ new services, nearing parity with Azure commercial

Ongoing investments deliver rapid pace of innovation for mission across all data classifications In the last six months we’ve released more than 40 new services in Azure Government – along  with 101 total services now accredited at FedRAMP High – continuing our commitment to invest in Azure commercial parity and rapidly deliver new ...

Azure Government continues to expand FedRAMP High coverage

21 new services added to FedRAMP High ATO as part of ongoing work to make cloud innovation more accessible to government agencies Microsoft now has 101 services covered by the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) High Provisional Authorization to Operate (P-ATO) for Azure Government - more services than any other ...

Announcing General Availability of Managed Disks in Microsoft Azure Government Cloud 

We're pleased to announce General Availability of Managed Disks in the Microsoft Azure Government Cloud. Managed Disks are available in USGov Virginia, USGov Texas, USGov Arizona, USDoD Central and USDoD East Azure US Government regions.  Azure Managed Disks simplifies disk management for Azure IaaS VMs by managing the storage accounts ...

Region to Region preview is now available in Azure Government

We are excited to announce the preview of disaster recovery for Azure IaaS virtual machines (VMs) using Azure Site Recovery (ASR) in Azure Government. You can now easily replicate and protect IaaS based applications running on Azure to a different Azure Government region of your choice within a geographical cluster without deploying any ...

Azure Active Directory Premium is now in limited preview in Azure Government 

We are excited to announce a limited preview of Azure Active Directory Premium in Azure Government! This preview is for customers that have specific compliance needs (e.g., FedRAMP or DoD requirements), and while certifications aren't in place yet, we plan to have them in place for general availability. Getting started To gain access to ...

Announcing general availability of Publish to Web in Power BI Pro for Government

We are happy to announce the general availability of Publish to Web in Power BI Pro for Government. With Power BI Publish to Web, customers can now easily embed interactive Power BI visualizations online, such as in blog posts, websites, through emails or social media, on any device. They will also be able to  easily edit, update, refresh...

Azure HDInsight and Power BI now available in Azure Government 

As announced in Tom Keane’s data launch announcement, we are pleased to bring the general availability of Azure HDInsight on Linux in Microsoft Azure Government, as well as, Power BI US Government with Office 365 US Government Community subscriptions. HDInsight Azure HDInsight deploys and provisions clusters from the Apache Hadoop ecosystem...

Raising the Bar – Personnel Screening

Microsoft recently announced FedRAMP High and Department of Defense (DoD) Impact Level 4 accreditation. This has raised the security and compliance bar across the Azure Government environment. As part of our commitment to addressing the US government’s cloud needs we strive to provide every customer with an experience that meets the highest ...