Azure Government

Insights, how-tos and updates for building solutions on Microsoft's cloud for US 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 export controls white paper updates

The Azure export controls white paper offers a brief overview of US, UK, EU, and Japan export control laws and regulations as they may apply to customers using Microsoft Azure cloud services. Also provided is some general guidance concerning the considerations that Azure and Azure Government customers should bear in mind when assessing their

Securing your agency’s remote workforce for today and beyond

With the flip of a switch, COVID-19 accelerated digital transformation for many agencies to empower an expanded remote workforce to deliver on their mission. As we approach a year of that switch, along with the hope of returning to “normal,” securing the remote workforce remains a top concern. With that in mind, we invite you to RSVP ...

Join us Jan. 27: Mastering cloud fundamentals for government in 2021

The accelerated adoption of cloud last year due to COVID-19 was phenomenal; advancing IT modernization for many organizations while also bringing a wealth of lessons learned. While much progress was made, many government agencies find there can still be challenges to getting started with cloud. With that in mind, we invite you to RSVP and ...

Strategies to stand up a modern gov software factory + cloud PMO

Today’s government organizations face ever-increasing and evolving mission demands, requiring greater speed and agility to modernize IT. Some agencies have discovered a path to success by establishing software factories and cloud PMOs to accelerate development and delivery of better mission apps. To learn more about this new approach, we ...

Join us: Microsoft Ignite The Tour Government – Feb. 6-7

Microsoft Ignite The Tour is bringing the very best of Microsoft Ignite to Washington, DC, Feb. 6-7, at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. Time is running out to secure your spot for two days of technical training led by Microsoft experts and your community. During this conference, you’ll learn new ways to build solutions, ...

Join us Oct. 11 in DC: Women in Cloud + Government Breakfast

With our nation’s capital consistently ranked as the best US city for women in technology, we invite you to RSVP and join us for a Women in Cloud + Government breakfast on Friday, Oct 11 from 7:30 – 10:30 a.m. with accomplished technology leaders who are driving government innovation. During this event, held at Microsoft’s Innovation ...

Meetup replay: Future of Gov Security – Automated ATOs, Revamped TIC & Beyond

I recently had the opportunity to host a dynamic discussion among leading IT security and compliance experts at our latest Microsoft Azure Government DC Meetup, Future of Gov Security – Automated ATOs, Revamped TIC and Beyond, at 1776 in Crystal City, Virginia. With government accelerating its IT modernization efforts, the focus on ...

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