Azure Government

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

Securing your agency’s remote workforce for today and beyond

With the flip of a switch, COVID-19 accelerated digital transformation for many agencies to empower an expanded remote workforce to deliver on their mission. As we approach a year of that switch, along with the hope of returning to “normal,” securing the remote workforce remains a top concern. With that in mind, we invite you to RSVP ...

120 Azure Government services now authorized for DoD IL5 workloads

We continue to drive expansion of our support for Department of Defense Security Requirements Guide (DoD SRG) Impact Level 5 (IL5) across all Azure Government regions. Our latest addition of 23 new services brings a total of 120 services authorized for IL5 workloads in Azure Government – more than any other cloud provider. These services ...

Join us Jan. 27: Mastering cloud fundamentals for government in 2021

The accelerated adoption of cloud last year due to COVID-19 was phenomenal; advancing IT modernization for many organizations while also bringing a wealth of lessons learned. While much progress was made, many government agencies find there can still be challenges to getting started with cloud. With that in mind, we invite you to RSVP and ...

Quickly deploy DoD STIG-compliant images and visualize compliance using Azure

This blog is authored by members of Microsoft’s Government Cybersecurity, Azure Global Critical Infrastructure team:  Michele Myauo, Principal Engineering Manager; Adam Dimopoulos, Senior Program Manager; and Shawn Gibbs, Senior Program Manager. At Microsoft, our security and compliance story is one of our greatest differentiators. ...

Resources to accelerate your CMMC journey

We’re actively building out our program by developing resources for both partners and Defense Industrial Base (DIB) companies to leverage in their Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) journey. In a recent blog, Richard Wakeman, senior director of Aerospace & Defense for Microsoft Azure Global, shares current resources to ...

Enhancing Zero Trust in Azure and Azure Government with Zscaler

This guest post was contributed by Zscaler’s Jose Padin, Director of Pre-sales Engineering for US Public Sector; and Anup Barde, Sales Engineer; and Microsoft’s Adam Dimopoulos, Senior Program Manager for Government Cybersecurity, Azure Global Critical Infrastructure As government users are working remotely now more than ever, the apps ...

Join us online Sept. 30: How government can put AI into action

Today’s AI solutions perform increasingly complex tasks that can enhance government’s mission; from predictive maintenance to language translation to improving farming and expediting disaster response. While the magnitude of impact AI can have on agencies is significant, there are many roadblocks to adoption and understanding optimal ...

Strategies to stand up a modern gov software factory + cloud PMO

Today’s government organizations face ever-increasing and evolving mission demands, requiring greater speed and agility to modernize IT. Some agencies have discovered a path to success by establishing software factories and cloud PMOs to accelerate development and delivery of better mission apps. To learn more about this new approach, we ...

New cloud playbook: Migrate and modernize with Azure Government

Looking for strategies, technical how-tos, and resources that will help ease your government agency’s cloud journey? Check out and download our newly-released Azure Government Migration and Modernization Playbook. This playbook is designed for anyone interested in or working with cloud – specifically, IaaS and PaaS. It details ways you ...

Join us: Microsoft Ignite The Tour Government – Feb. 6-7

Microsoft Ignite The Tour is bringing the very best of Microsoft Ignite to Washington, DC, Feb. 6-7, at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. Time is running out to secure your spot for two days of technical training led by Microsoft experts and your community. During this conference, you’ll learn new ways to build solutions, ...

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