Azure Government

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

Premium Files and Blob Storage now available in Azure Government

New capabilities in Azure Government include Azure Premium Files to help you achieve the next level of performance and Azure Blob Storage for scalable, cost-effective cloud storage for all your unstructured data. In addition, we recently announced the availability of SQL Database Managed Instance, Azure Dedicated Host, and Azure Storage ...

New fully managed SQL and reserved storage for Azure Government customers

Modernize your workloads more easily and cost-effectively with new Azure Government options including Azure SQL Managed Instance, Azure Dedicated Host and Azure Storage Reservations. Learn more about these services below, and reach out to us with any questions at azgovfeedback@microsoft.com. For a complete list of services, view Azure ...

VS Code Extensions for Azure Government

In this episode of the Azure Government video series, Steve Michelotti once again sits down with Yujin Hong, Program Manager on the Azure Government Engineering team, to discuss many of the incredible VS Code Extensions for Azure. VS Code has quickly become the most popular editor in the world – there are numerous reasons for this, but one ...

Cosmos DB on Azure Government

In this episode of the Azure Government video series, Steve Michelotti talks with Rafat Sarosh, Program Manager on the Cosmos DB team, about Cosmos DB on Azure Government. Rafat and Steve begin with a discussion of the benefits of Cosmos DB including geo-redundancy, scaling throughput and storage, and low latency SLA-backed performance. ...

Nasuni supports Azure Government for more scalable file storage and improved cross-office collaboration

This blog is a guest post by Tom Rose, vice president, Product Marketing, Nasuni - Microsoft Azure Global ISV of the Year. Nasuni's cloud file services platform is backed by Azure object storage and helps government agencies store, archive, protect, synchronize, and collaborate on fast-growing unstructured data at scale. This article ...

Fast Deduplication with NetBackup CloudCatalyst for the Azure Government Cloud

Got Back Up? Anyone who has a basement or even a closet in their home, knows the sometimes painful necessity of clearing out space and managing storage. Government agencies embarking on digital transformation can also feel the pain of runaway costs due to storage accumulation for backups. With Veritas NetBackup 8.1 in Azure Government ...

Azure Advisor in Preview in Azure Government

Azure Advisor is now in preview in Azure Government. Advisor is a free offering that helps you to follow best practices to optimize your Azure deployments. It analyzes your resource configuration and usage telemetry to recommend solutions that can help you improve the cost effectiveness, performance, and high availability of your Azure ...

Networking features recently made generally available in Azure Government

The Azure Government team continually strives to bring the latest Azure platform features to Azure Government.  In this post I highlight networking features that have recently been made generally available in Azure Government. Network Watcher Network Watcher is a regional service that enables you to monitor and diagnose conditions at a ...

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 ...

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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