Azure Government

Updates for building solutions across Microsoft's Clouds for Government

79 Azure Government services now authorized for DoD IL5 workloads

Just over a year ago, we announced the expansion of support for Department of Defense Security Requirements Guide (DoD SRG) Impact Level 5 (IL5) to all Azure Government regions – today we have 79 services authorized for IL5 workloads in Azure Government, enabling mission owners with more services at IL5 than any other cloud provider. ...

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 ...

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 ...

Strengthening cybersecurity for the DoD – accelerating compliance

(image) Agencies such as the DoD can improve their threat detection and response times by using cloud-based security capabilities and cloud intelligence through Microsoft Azure Government. By shifting responsibilities to Azure, the DoD can get more security coverage, which enables them to reallocate security resources and budget to other ...

A hybrid approach for the Department of Defense

(image) Today, the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) is taking significant steps to modernize existing systems, opening the door for the use of emerging technologies to increase speed and agility. Accelerating adoption of cloud technologies is critical to the DoD’s ability to maintain the long-term strategic advantage of US military forces...