Azure Government

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

Protecting federal information systems and critical infrastructure with the Microsoft Sentinel: IT/OT Threat Monitoring Solution

Also contributing to this blog are TJ Banasik, CISSP-ISSEP, ISSAP, ISSMP, Senior Program Manager, and Katie Thomas, Program Manager, of Microsoft Cloud & AI Security. Security teams traditionally have not had tooling nor the expertise to provide them with visibility to monitor Internet of Things (IoT) / Operational Technology (OT) ...

A year in review for Azure Government

Looking back over the past year and seeing the progress we’ve made gives us a real sense of momentum as we continue to double-down on our investments in Azure Government in 2018. As the engineering lead for Azure Government, my team looks at everything from where we build datacenters, to what hardware and networking we put in those ...

Announcing the availability of DoD regions via Government CSP Program for Azure Government

We are excited to announce that partners can now re-sell Department of Defense (DoD) Impact Level 5 Azure Government regions to their customers through the Cloud Solution Provider Program (CSP). We’re committed to expanding partner opportunities to bring cloud innovation to their defense customers, and the availability of the DoD regions ...

Conquering the Upfront Cost Barrier to IoT

According to a recent report from the International Data Center (IDC), How government organizations look at IoT, the top three roadblocks to IoT deployment are upfront costs, security, and privacy.[1]  Over 30 billion devices are estimated to be connected to the internet by 2020.[2] The Internet of Things (IoT) can offer government ...

Creating a Secure Space for IoT in Government

IoT is multi-dimensional and flexible in the way it can improve agency function and bring nuanced approaches to citizen services, all while existing on a secure platform. With IoT, you are connecting to a vast web of devices such as street cameras, monitoring tools, and a wide array of other “things.” This also presents a unique ...

How Government is Using IoT to Provide Better Services to Citizens

A recent report by the International Data Corporation (IDC) estimates that by 2020 the number of devices connected to the internet will exceed 30 billion.[1] This web of connected devices, or Internet of Things (IoT), gives government agencies a new and unique opportunity to leverage innovative technology to provide better services to ...

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