Azure Government

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

Trends in Government Software Developers

A few months ago, StackOverflow published their findings on Trends in Government Software Developers. StackOverflow is the #1 source for software developers to find answers on the Internet and has been the leader in this space for years. Because StackOverflow is one of the most highly trafficked sites on the Internet, they have at their ...

Conquering the Upfront Cost Barrier to IoT

According to a recent report from the International Data Center (IDC), How government organizations look at IoT, the top three roadblocks to IoT deployment are upfront costs, security, and privacy.[1]  Over 30 billion devices are estimated to be connected to the internet by 2020.[2] The Internet of Things (IoT) can offer government ...

Azure Government DC Hackfest + Training Recap

We recently completed our fifth Azure Government HackFest + Training event (this being the second one in DC) and it drew an even bigger crowd than the first DC HackFest event back in June! This is following from our last successful Azure Gov HackFest in Sacramento. We were excited to see 100 people in attendance for this event! Special ...

Data Science Virtual Machines are now available on Azure Government Cloud

This post was co-authored by: Gopi Kumar, Principal Program Manager, AI and Research For any questions, feel free to contact Gopi on Twitter: @zenlytix We are happy to announce the availability of the Data Science Virtual Machine on Microsoft Azure Government Cloud. Microsoft's Data Science Virtual Machine (DSVM) is a family of popular VM...

Azure Government Los Angeles Hackfest + Training Recap

We are excited to share that following our first two successful HackFests in Sacramento and DC, we have just completed another successful event in Los Angeles, hosting 72 attendees! There was a lot of buzz in the air as the Microsoft Team set the stage for the HackFest by providing overviews on Big Data, Cognitive Services, Xamarin mobile ...

Power BI Premium generally available for U.S. government users

With more than 20 compliance offerings, Power BI delivers an end-to-end business intelligence solution while helping organizations comply with national, regional and industry-specific requirements. Today, we are pleased to build on this legacy by announcing Power BI Premium will be generally available for both the U.S. Government Community ...

Announcing General Availability of Managed Disks in Microsoft Azure Government Cloud 

We're pleased to announce General Availability of Managed Disks in the Microsoft Azure Government Cloud. Managed Disks are available in USGov Virginia, USGov Texas, USGov Arizona, USDoD Central and USDoD East Azure US Government regions.  Azure Managed Disks simplifies disk management for Azure IaaS VMs by managing the storage accounts ...

Region to Region preview is now available in Azure Government

We are excited to announce the preview of disaster recovery for Azure IaaS virtual machines (VMs) using Azure Site Recovery (ASR) in Azure Government. You can now easily replicate and protect IaaS based applications running on Azure to a different Azure Government region of your choice within a geographical cluster without deploying any ...

Join us Sept. 27! The Power of Data Analytics to Transform Government 

Government agencies across the spectrum are sitting atop invaluable datasets that are locked up because of lack of resources, tools and compliance regimes. Fortunately, cloud-based analytics capabilities are allowing these datasets to be turned into knowledge. Whether it's data about the mission, citizen services or simply data from running ...

Azure Government ExpressRoute

In this episode of the Azure Government video series, Steve Michelotti talks with James Walters about Azure Government ExpressRoute. James starts out by explaining what ExpressRoute is and what the primary benefits are for government customers. He also clarifies the difference between ExpressRoute for commercial versus Government and the DoD. ...

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