Azure Government

Updates for building solutions across Microsoft's Clouds for Government

Trusted Internet Connection guidance for Azure IaaS and PaaS solutions

This post was contributed by Susie Adams, Chief Technology Officer Microsoft Federal, and Diego Lapiduz, Chief Information Security Architect - Azure Government at Microsoft. Many government customers that are working to optimize security in the cloud have asked for guidance on how to align with the policies set by the Trusted Internet ...

Announcing general availability of Azure API Management in Microsoft Azure Government

We are pleased to announce that Azure API Management is now generally available in Microsoft Azure Government. API Management is a turnkey, full-lifecycle solution for publishing APIs to external and internal consumers. Customers use API Management to quickly create consistent and modern API gateways for existing back-end services hosted ...

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 ...

Join us May 23: Harnessing cloud – how to accelerate your mission apps

(image) IT modernization is top of mind for government. While most agencies are leading with cloud for their new applications, many struggle to realize the full value of modernization by moving the majority of their enterprise apps to the cloud and creating new citizen services. And, now, with the latest orders from the White House, there ...

Announcing the launch of Azure M-series VMs with up to 4TB RAM in USGov Virginia region

We are excited to announce the launch of Azure M-series Virtual Machines in the USGov Virginia region. Azure M-series VMs offer memory up to 4 TB on a single VM with configurations of 64 or 128 hyper-threaded vCPUs, powered by Intel® Xeon® 2.5 GHz E7-8890 v3 processors. We’re also excited to announce that Azure is the first hyperscale ...

ExpressRoute monitoring with Network Performance Monitor (NPM) is now generally available in Azure Government

This blog was contributed by:  Abhave Sharma, Program Manager, R&D Networking IDC   We are pleased to announce the availability of ExpressRoute monitoring with Network Performance Monitor (NPM) in Azure Government Cloud-Virginia. Check out what the new capability can do for you below: Overview You can now monitor end-to-end ...

Accelerated Networking for both Windows and Linux is now generally available in Azure Government

We are happy to announce that Accelerated Networking (AN) for both Windows and Linux is now generally available in Azure Government. Accelerated networking provides consistent ultra-low network latency via Azure's in-house programmable hardware and technologies such as SR-IOV. By moving much of Azure's software-defined networking stack off ...