Azure Government

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

Join us online April 29: Gov IT modernization in the era of COVID-19

It was recently announced that the Technology Modernization Fund could get an additional $3 billion for agencies to upgrade IT tied to the COVID-19 response. Now, more than ever, there’s a great sense of urgency and demand for government to modernize and adopt cloud technologies to ensure it can best serve citizens. With this in mind, we ...

Accelerate modernization with new migration services in Azure Government

A common need of many government customers is the ability to migrate massive amounts of data to the cloud during modernization initiatives. Depending on your requirements, you can select from a wide range of tools and programs to support data migration. In this blog, we’ll cover a few of the newer migration services in Azure Government, ...

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 ...

Get mission ready with deep technical training

Join us for deep technical training - free in Washington. D.C.! We’re excited to announce Microsoft Ignite | The Tour | Government a free technical training event for developers, tech professionals, and mission leaders, is coming to Washington, D.C. on February 4 – 5, 2019. Our top engineers are hitting the road to bring you two ...

Why cloud for state and local government?

With rapid technological advances, cities can now transform into smart cities with enhanced and interactive citizen services, better living, and increased economic growth. You can learn more about these opportunities by watching our on-demand webinar, The Benefits of Moving to the Cloud for State and Local Governments. Despite the many ...

Join us Nov. 29! Gov Cloud Migration Strategies & Creating a Culture of Change

While cloud is becoming the new normal for government, agencies are still challenged with the daunting task of IT modernization and developing a cohesive cloud migration strategy. Oftentimes, what’s holding back progress is that there isn’t a one-size-fits-all cloud playbook. That, combined with agency culture, hinders many agencies from...

Elevating the Value of the CIO

As the Microsoft Azure Government federal lead partnering with CIOs, I'm often asked: "What are the top priorities for modernizing government?" With new legislation empowering CIOs to take a greater leadership role in transforming the business of government, we're seeing new opportunities to innovate while reducing technology debt A recent ...

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