Azure Government

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

Announcing private preview of authorized DoD Cloud Infrastructure as Code for Azure

To help Department of Defense (DoD) customers keep pace with mission demands, we’re announcing the private preview of DoD Cloud Infrastructure as Code (IaC) for Azure – a set of preauthorized baselines that build standard environments in Azure Government to accelerate DoD adoption of cloud services.

Managed Identity in Azure Government

In this episode of the Azure Government video series, Steve Michelotti talks with Mohit Dewan, of the Azure Government Engineering team, about Managed Identities on Azure Government. Mohit starts out by explaining what Managed Identities is and how leveraging it can result in a significantly more secure application. Mohit then demonstrates ...

Join us for the Azure Government Innovation Tour – coming to a city near you!

If you’re a government-focused developer, IT pro, or mission leader striving to learn the latest on Azure Government and optimize your skills and productivity, be sure to register today and join us for our Azure Government Innovation Tour coming to Raleigh, Chicago, DC, Austin and Atlanta. This can’t-miss event showcases  50+ Azure ...

Utilizing PaaS services and ARM deployment templates on Azure Government

There are many Platform as a Service (PaaS) offerings available in Azure Government that you can easily leverage to build compelling applications. It is extremely easy to get up and running with PaaS services, and PaaS services offer a quicker path to compliance. Other than some different endpoints, developing with PaaS services in Azure ...

Trusted Internet Connection guidance for Azure IaaS and PaaS solutions

This post was contributed by Susie Adams, Chief Technology Officer Microsoft Federal, and Diego Lapiduz, Chief Information Security Architect - Azure Government at Microsoft. Many government customers that are working to optimize security in the cloud have asked for guidance on how to align with the policies set by the Trusted Internet ...

Join us May 23: Harnessing cloud – how to accelerate your mission apps

IT modernization is top of mind for government. While most agencies are leading with cloud for their new applications, many struggle to realize the full value of modernization by moving the majority of their enterprise apps to the cloud and creating new citizen services. And, now, with the latest orders from the White House, there is an ...

Bringing cloud innovation to US state and local government

A primary challenge for US state and local government agencies is to drive IT innovation while maintaining regulatory compliance. As citizens expectations rise, agencies must work to modernize infrastructure while keeping costs contained. Many agencies are moving to the cloud to achieve both mandates. As they make this move, they need to ...

Azure Government HackFest + Training Recap

Our first Azure Government HackFest + Training event is in the books and it was a great event! We were thrilled to see so many enthusiastic developers and IT Pros in Azure Government interested in learning new things and getting even more hands-on with Azure Government.   The first day of the event was marked by several in-depth ...

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