Azure Government

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

97 Azure Government services now authorized for DoD IL5 workloads

We continue to drive expansion of support for Department of Defense Security Requirements Guide (DoD SRG) Impact Level 5 (IL5) to all Azure Government regions. We’ve added 18 new services for a total of 97 services authorized for IL5 workloads in Azure Government – more than any other cloud provider. These services include a broad ...

Extract data from print and handwritten documents using Azure Form Recognizer

Now available in Azure Government, Form Recognizer is an AI-powered document extraction service that understands your forms, enabling you to extract text, tables, and key value pairs from your documents, whether print or handwritten. With just a few samples, Form Recognizer tailors its understanding to your documents, both on-premises and ...

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 ...

79 Azure Government services now authorized for DoD IL5 workloads

Just over a year ago, we announced the expansion of support for Department of Defense Security Requirements Guide (DoD SRG) Impact Level 5 (IL5) to all Azure Government regions – today we have 79 services authorized for IL5 workloads in Azure Government, enabling mission owners with more services at IL5 than any other cloud provider. ...

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 Blueprint for FedRAMP High is now available in Azure Government and Public clouds

Disclaimer: Customers are wholly responsible for ensuring their own compliance with all applicable laws and regulations. Information provided in this post does not constitute legal advice, and customers should consult their legal advisors for any questions regarding regulatory compliance. Our recently released Azure Blueprint for FedRAMP ...

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 ...

Feedback usabilla icon