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) ...

Azure Stream Analytics in Azure Government

In this episode of the Microsoft Azure Government video series, Steve Michelotti, Principal Software Engineer on the Azure Government team, talks with Jean-Sebastien Brunner, Principal Program Manager on the Azure Stream Analytics team, about Azure Stream Analytics in Azure Government. Jean-Sebastien starts out by explaining what Stream ...

Join us! Driving IoT and Edge Innovation in Gov – Nov 20

The next wave of computing is taking shape around us – from smart devices and sensors that can speak, listen and action; to compute-enabled in remote parts of the globe – without requiring always-on connectivity to the cloud to make real-time, insightful decisions. This is the intelligent edge, and it’s defining the next wave of ...

New! Azure Starter Packs now available

Today, we're announcing a set of Microsoft Azure and Azure Government Starter Packs for GSA IT Schedule 70 to jumpstart your cloud efforts. Designed to get you up and running quickly with common cloud workloads, starter packs can especially be useful at the end of the fiscal year as you plan your work ahead. Each starter pack includes ...

Harness real-time data for smarter cities, buildings, and transportation

This article was co-authored by Christy Szoke, CoFounder/CMO of Fathym, and the Azure Gov Team   Wherever you live, you’re probably all too aware that inclement weather can have a serious impact on citizen safety and city budgets. And until recently, municipalities affected by changing road and weather conditions didn’t have ...

Modernize Citizen Services with AvePoint

Advancements in technology can challenge government agencies to meet rising citizen expectations. At the same time, they provide an opportunity for agencies to modernize operations, becoming more responsive, transparent, and efficient. AvePoint, who won the 2017 Microsoft Partner of the Year award for Public Sector: Microsoft CityNext, offers...

Build recap: Azure innovations announced for government

At the recent Build 2018 developer conference, Microsoft shared the breadth of innovation coming to Azure--across Azure Stack, data and analytics solutions, IoT and more. Government customers can continue to count on this rapid pace of commercial innovation coming to Azure Government over time, as services becoming generally available, ...

A hybrid approach for the Department of Defense

Today, the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) is taking significant steps to modernize existing systems, opening the door for the use of emerging technologies to increase speed and agility. Accelerating adoption of cloud technologies is critical to the DoD’s ability to maintain the long-term strategic advantage of US military forces. However...

Aerospace and defense leader L3 Technologies selects Azure Government to accelerate innovation

Today we are pleased to announce that L3 Technologies, a leading provider of a broad range of communication, electronic and sensor systems and products used on military, homeland security and commercial platforms, has chosen Microsoft Azure Government as its primary cloud platform for expanding data analytics capabilities, optimizing IT operations, and delivering greater value to customers.

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 ...

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