Azure Government

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

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 ...

Reducing risk and driving quality in the aerospace supply chain

With one of the most complex and distributed supply chains in the world, aerospace and defense manufacturers need to demonstrate compliance with numerous regulations including AS9100, ITAR, EAR, and FedRAMP. Inside their supply chain, this requires compiling data on each manufactured component from an enormous number of subcontractors and ...

Microsoft Azure Government and Booz Allen Announce Virtual Cloud Defense

Cloud Security Suite Brings Power and Simplicity to Securing Cloud Deployments Microsoft and Booz Allen Hamilton are pleased to announce the general availability of Virtual Cloud Defense (VCD) for Azure Government. Virtual Cloud Defense from Booz Allen helps Azure Government customers secure cloud workloads and protect data by deploying cost...

Microsoft Cloud in the UK now open

On September 7, 2016 Microsoft became the first global cloud provider to offer a complete cloud with data residency in the UK when we announced the general availability of Azure and Office 365 from new UK datacenter locations. The Microsoft Cloud in the UK empowers the digital transformation of businesses and public sector organizations, ...

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