Azure Government

Insights, how-tos and updates for building solutions on Microsoft's cloud for US government

Azure HD Insight Enterprise Security Package now in Azure Government

Now available in Azure Government, the Azure HDInsight Enterprise Security Package (ESP) provides Active Directory-based authentication, multi-user support, and role-based access control for HDInsight clusters. Azure HDInsight offers several methods to address enterprise security needs, and most of these solutions aren't activated by ...

New networking features in Azure Government

We recently announced Azure Virtual WAN along with other networking services you won’t want to miss, and now you can utilize Express Route and Point-to-Site VPN gateway with Azure Virtual WAN. In addition, you can now use IPv6 support within Azure Virtual Network to address IPv4 depletion in your own networks and expand your mobile and IoT ...

Premium Files and Blob Storage now available in Azure Government

New capabilities in Azure Government include Azure Premium Files to help you achieve the next level of performance and Azure Blob Storage for scalable, cost-effective cloud storage for all your unstructured data. In addition, we recently announced the availability of SQL Database Managed Instance, Azure Dedicated Host, and Azure Storage ...

Announcing availability of Azure Sentinel, Azure AD Domain Services and DDoS Protection in Azure Government

Azure Government continues to invest in delivering new cloud capabilities to government customers at a rapid pace. On the security side, we’ve recently added several new services to give you greater choice and help you optimize the security of your digital estate. New security services available in Azure Government include Azure Sentinel...

Azure Government Secret extends partner opportunity with marketplace program for ISVs

Microsoft Azure Government Secret helps government customers accelerate classified missions, and along with the announcement of accreditation at Department of Defense (DoD) Impact Level 6 (IL6) and Intelligence Community Directive (ICD) 503, we’re expanding the Azure Marketplace to provide customers in the DoD and IC community with easier ...

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 ...

Power Apps and more new services for web apps in Azure Government

Accelerate web app development with Power Apps and a suite of new website services available in Azure Government including Azure Maps and Application Gateway v2. These and other web services in Azure Government can help you more easily create engaging, informative, and performant web experiences. Learn more about these services below, and ...

New fully managed SQL and reserved storage for Azure Government customers

Modernize your workloads more easily and cost-effectively with new Azure Government options including Azure SQL Managed Instance, Azure Dedicated Host and Azure Storage Reservations. Learn more about these services below, and reach out to us with any questions at azgovfeedback@microsoft.com. For a complete list of services, view Azure ...

Accelerate modernization with new migration services in Azure Government

A common need of many government customers is the ability to migrate massive amounts of data to the cloud during modernization initiatives. Depending on your requirements, you can select from a wide range of tools and programs to support data migration. In this blog, we’ll cover a few of the newer migration services in Azure Government, ...

Expanding management and governance services in Azure Government

Among the new Azure Government services we’re spotlighting this month are several new management and governance services: Power Automate, Azure Resource Graph, Cloud Shell, Guest Configuration, and Nomination Portal. Learn more about these services below, and reach out to us with any questions at azgovfeedback@microsoft.com. For a ...