We are pleased to announce that Azure’s Government Cloud has expanded its FedRAMP Provisional Authorization to Operate (P-ATO) with the addition of five new offerings. Service Bus, Notification Hubs, Site Recovery, StorSimple, and Backup have all received Joint Authorization Board (JAB) approval for addition to Azure Government’s P-ATO at the High Impact Level.
Azure Government Engineering is pleased to announce the initial release of the Azure Blueprint program! The program is designed to facilitate the secure and compliant use of Azure for government agencies and third-party providers building on behalf of government.
Azure Government has been granted a JAB Provisional Authority to Operate (P-ATO) based on Microsoft internal security protections and processes.
We are pleased to announce the expansion of the Microsoft and Red Hat partnership that will now enable government organizations additional options to migrate their Red Hat subscriptions to Microsoft Azure Government. This extends Microsoft Azure’s certification as a Red Hat Certified Cloud and Service Provider (CCSP) to now serve our U.S.
Microsoft recently announced FedRAMP High and Department of Defense (DoD) Impact Level 4 accreditation. This has raised the security and compliance bar across the Azure Government environment. As part of our commitment to addressing the US government’s cloud needs we strive to provide every customer with an experience that meets the highest bar across all of our compliance achievements.
Cloud Security Director of Cloud Health and Security Engineering, Matt Rathbun, shares his thoughts and insights on ways to improve the agility of regulatory frameworks in a cloud-centric world. Check out Matt’s post on the Azure blog.