Azure Government

Updates for building solutions across Microsoft's Clouds for Government

Azure Virtual Desktop is now generally available in Azure Government Secret

Today we’re announcing that Azure Virtual Desktop received Department of Defense (DoD) Impact Level 6 (IL6) accreditation and is now available to all customers in Azure Government Secret. Azure Virtual Desktop enables government agencies to host secure, compliant, mission-critical workloads in Azure. Whether a government agency requires a...

Azure Government Secret expands DoD IL6 services, receives highest level information categorization

In our previous blog post, we shared that Azure Government Secret achieved Provisional Authorization (PA) at Department of Defense (DoD) Impact Level 6 (IL6) in addition to Intelligence Community Directive (ICD) 503 Authorization to Operate (ATO) with facilities accredited at ICD 705. Today, we’re announcing that Azure Government Secret DoD ...

STIG solution templates now available in Azure Government Secret for Windows, Linux, and more

Today we’re announcing that our Security Technical Implementation Guide (STIG) solution templates are now also available in Azure Government Secret, enabling customers to build, host, and transform their applications faster across Impact Level 6 on secure and compliant infrastructure.

New capabilities to enable your mission end to end

As we continue to focus on helping government customers secure their mission end to end, we’d like to share a set of new Azure capabilities to help US government customers deliver breakthrough outcomes. For in-depth coverage of these announcements and more, read Julia White’s blog ‘Enabling intelligent cloud and intelligent edge ...