Earlier this month we announced that Microsoft has expanded the IL5 Provisional Authorization (PA) granted by the Department of Defense (DoD) to all Azure Government regions. This expanded coverage brings more PaaS features and services at Impact Level 5 (IL5) to customers than any other cloud provider.
Azure Government Secret now in private preview and pending accreditation
Azure Government Secret delivers comprehensive and mission enabling cloud services to US Federal Civilian, Department of Defense (DoD), Intelligence Community (IC), and US government partners working within Secret enclaves.
Developed using the same foundational principles and architecture as Azure commercial cloud,
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 agreement (OTA) with the U.S.
Earlier today Tom Keane, General Manager, Azure announced that Azure Government is the first and only hyperscale commercial cloud service to be awarded an Information Impact Level 5 DoD Provisional Authorization by the Defense Information Systems Agency. In addition, Azure Government regions dedicated to US Department of Defense customer workloads are now generally available.
As more DoD customers look to leverage Azure Government cloud computing capabilities to modernize and create opportunities for agility within the mission space, there are a common set of questions that arise. We pulled the most frequently asked questions together to provide some guidance.