Azure Government

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

Managing Azure Government Subscriptions with PowerShell
Managing Azure Government Subscriptions with PowerShell
**Update - 10-26-2016 - We have added this content to our Azure Gov Documentation.  Check the documentation for the latest content. **Update - 6-24-2016 - Added command for connecting to Azure Active Directory (AAD) in Azure Gov** Whether you are using Azure PowerShell to manage a large subscription through script or access features that ...
New service-level disaster recovery guidance
New service-level disaster recovery guidance
We are happy to announce the availability of the Microsoft Azure service resiliency guidance page. We created this page because our customers have asked us for clear guidance on what to do when they experienced a service disruption. Since a service disruption can be localized (perhaps an issue on a specific host or even code within a virtual ...
Microsoft collaborates with DCI to enhance CJIS compliance expertise
Microsoft collaborates with DCI to enhance CJIS compliance expertise
As more state and local governments look to centralize and adopt innovative productivity solutions across their various agencies, including the law enforcement and criminal justice community, the need to meet unique requirements like the Federal Bureau of Investigation Criminal Justice Information Systems (CJIS) Security Policy becomes ...
Enabling law enforcement organizations’ trust in cloud
Enabling law enforcement organizations’ trust in cloud
Earlier in May, I had the opportunity to co-host Microsoft’s Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS) Summit where we hosted 26 leading law enforcement regulators including the Federal Bureau of Investigation CJIS Division, 13 states, and other local officials. The FBI CJIS Division gives state, local, and federal law enforcement and ...
Announcing Dv2-Series Virtual Machines in US Gov – Iowa
Announcing Dv2-Series Virtual Machines in US Gov – Iowa
In the last few weeks, we have made Dv2-Series VMs available in the US Gov – Iowa region for Azure Government. This means that both Azure Government regions now have access to D-Series VMs.  US Gov – Virginia has the original D-Series VMs. Dv2-Series VMs (a follow-on to the original D-Series VMs) feature similar memory and hard disk ...
Participate in DC-area National Day of Civic Hacking
Participate in DC-area National Day of Civic Hacking
Calling all architects, developers and cloud professionals to participate in the 2016 National Day of Civic Hacking.  In support of this exciting initiative, Microsoft is supporting two key events--we hope you can join us! DC Azure Meetup--May 24 As a proud supporter of this National Day of Civic Hacking event, Microsoft will provide ...
New Azure Government Onboarding Guides
New Azure Government Onboarding Guides
The Azure Government Onboarding presentations have been refreshed with a new theme and updated content.  If you are an Azure Government customer and have not already scheduled your complimentary onboarding, we highly recommend that you schedule a time (see full instructions below).   The onboarding session will provide an overview and ...
Newly-published VM images available for Azure Government
Newly-published VM images available for Azure Government
We are pleased to share with you the most-recently published VM images now available for Microsoft Azure Government customers. In the next month you will also see SharePoint and Remote Desktop Host as we continue to bring VM images to Azure Government. As always, we welcome your comments and suggestions to help us improve your ...