Azure Government

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

Join us Oct. 11 in DC: Women in Cloud + Government Breakfast

With our nation’s capital consistently ranked as the best US city for women in technology, we invite you to RSVP and join us for a Women in Cloud + Government breakfast on Friday, Oct 11 from 7:30 – 10:30 a.m. with accomplished technology leaders who are driving government innovation. During this event, held at Microsoft’s Innovation ...

Join us! Moving smart: Cloud accelerators for government – July 31

According to a recent Government Accountability Office report, only 11 percent of federal IT systems are running on the cloud while the Department of Defense uses cloud for about 3 percent of its tech. As many government agencies look to accelerate their drive to the cloud, they can encounter various roadblocks to picking up the pace. With ...

Join us! Emerging tech in gov – June 26

Artificial intelligence, machine learning, and robotic processing automation continues to create buzz throughout many industries and government is no exception. The US federal government budget for fiscal year 2020 calls on agencies to adopt emerging technologies to better empower their workforce, and accelerate and innovate public services...

Join us! How AI is creating what’s next in government

As AI emerges from research labs and IT back offices and into the mainstream, the transformational possibilities of AI for both businesses and government are enormous. According to the Executive Order on Maintaining American Leadership in Artificial Intelligence, released earlier this year, "AI promises to drive growth of the United States ...

Join us: Accelerating Gov Cloud in a Cloud Smart World – Jan. 23

Without a doubt, cloud computing is playing a central role in agency efforts to modernize their IT infrastructure. Agencies have made great strides in understanding the benefits and challenges of cloud. With this in mind, we invite you to RSVP and join the Microsoft Azure Government DC user community as we kickoff the year with a meetup on...

Adopting Emerging Tech in Government

As blockchain, artificial intelligence, machine learning, and augmented reality continue to create buzz throughout the tech industry, government agencies are exploring ways to apply emerging tech to empower their workforce and deliver innovative services to the public. Key to moving forward is the ability for agencies to define emerging ...

Meetup replay: Future of Gov Security – Automated ATOs, Revamped TIC & Beyond

I recently had the opportunity to host a dynamic discussion among leading IT security and compliance experts at our latest Microsoft Azure Government DC Meetup, Future of Gov Security – Automated ATOs, Revamped TIC and Beyond, at 1776 in Crystal City, Virginia. With government accelerating its IT modernization efforts, the focus on ...

Solving one of the most common VDI challenges: complexity

Today we’re sharing a guest post by Jose Arvelo, Workplace & Managed Services Practice Manager at Accelera Solutions. He is responsible for leading Accelera’s end user computing and managed services team, focused on helping customers transform their workplace with virtualization, mobility, and cloud solutions. After 16 years deploying...

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 ...

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