Azure Government

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

Join us! Mastering cloud governance and management for gov – Aug 28

Managing governance and cloud spend are often cited as top challenges for government. And, while effective governance to ensure control over costs, performance, and security is essential for cloud success, many agencies are not fully leveraging the various tools, resources, and automation capabilities that can enable success. To hear how ...

Join us: Government cloud strategies: What to know – Feb. 27

Cloud technologies are critical to keeping pace with innovation and securing America’s technical advantage. Cloud enables leading edge solutions for federal and military agency missions; ranging from improved citizen services and safety to protecting our warfighters and national security. The importance of cloud to government is evident in ...

US Army Corps of Engineers get real-time dredging insights from moving to Azure

With a mission to strengthen our nation’s security by building and maintaining infrastructure, the United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) is a federal agency under the Department of Defense with approximately 38,000 civilians and soldiers delivering engineering services in more than 130 countries worldwide. One of the key ...

Cloud-based capabilities help public safety agencies keep communities safe

From call to case closure, public safety agencies depend on flexible and secure digital solutions. It’s why we’re pleased to announce Motorola Solutions has selected Microsoft Azure Government as the cloud provider for its public safety software suite. One of the most comprehensive in the industry, Motorola Solutions’ software suite ...

ServiceNow Digital Workflows coming to Azure Government customers

Microsoft and ServiceNow announced an alliance today to help deliver ServiceNow digital workflows to Azure Government customers; paving the way to secure modernization and helping to accelerate digital transformation. We announced this alliance at our Government Leaders Cloud Forum in Washington, DC. ServiceNow is changing the way government ...

U.S. Air Force awards $30M+ Enterprise IT-as-a-Service contract to Microsoft

Microsoft, Redmond, Washington, Oct. 4, 2018 The U.S. Air Force has awarded a transformational $30+M agreement to Microsoft to provide secure network access to DoD data and applications as well as enable access for mobile and remotely located users. Microsoft has a longstanding 30-year partnership with the DoD and this other transaction ...

Nasuni supports Azure Government for more scalable file storage and improved cross-office collaboration

This blog is a guest post by Tom Rose, vice president, Product Marketing, Nasuni - Microsoft Azure Global ISV of the Year. Nasuni's cloud file services platform is backed by Azure object storage and helps government agencies store, archive, protect, synchronize, and collaborate on fast-growing unstructured data at scale. This article ...

Trusted Internet Connection guidance for Azure IaaS and PaaS solutions

This post was contributed by Susie Adams, Chief Technology Officer Microsoft Federal, and Diego Lapiduz, Chief Information Security Architect - Azure Government at Microsoft. Many government customers that are working to optimize security in the cloud have asked for guidance on how to align with the policies set by the Trusted Internet ...

Join the Azure Gov DC Meetup July 25: IT Governance for Cloud – Gov Best Practices

One of the biggest concerns slowing down government digital transformation is the lack of effective IT governance. Unresolved concerns including privacy, security and organizational silos limiting data sharing and analysis continue to pose challenges for agencies. To discuss ways to overcome these challenges, we invite you to RSVP and join ...

Join us 6/20: How Cloud Can Drive #GovInnovation + Solution Showcase

With the President's Management Agenda focus on IT modernization to drive more effective government and citizen services, agencies are on the hook more than ever to rapidly innovate and deliver. Cloud – with its agility, speed and low cost – is the key enabler to help agencies test and innovate new solutions faster than before. ...

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