Reducing risk and driving quality in the aerospace supply chain

With one of the most complex and distributed supply chains in the world, aerospace and defense manufacturers need to demonstrate compliance with numerous regulations including AS9100, ITAR, EAR, and FedRAMP. Inside their supply chain, this requires compiling data on each manufactured component from an enormous number of subcontractors and suppliers of those subcontractors. For example,…

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Meetup replay: Cloud DemoPalooza – Gov Style

Last month, we challenged the Azure Government user community to share 15-minute demos to showcase cool tech to help accelerate your cloud implementations. During our September meetup, Cloud DemoPalooza – Gov Style, we heard from Snowflake, General Dynamics IT, CGI Federal and Microsoft on everything from data warehouse-as-a-service to tech that will support your migration…

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Bringing more cybersecurity capabilities to Azure Government

Protecting information systems and critical infrastructure from cyberattack and reducing the nation’s overall cybersecurity risk are key mandates that cross every level of local, state and federal government. In support of this effort, we’re pleased to announce a new partnership with Cybraics, a security analytics and artificial intelligence (AI) company, to bring new artificial intelligence…

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Serverless computing on Azure Government with Functions

Azure Functions is a solution for easily running small pieces of code, or “functions,” in the cloud. You can write just the code you need for the problem at hand, without worrying about a whole application or the infrastructure to run it. You can easily connect to data sources such as Azure Storage or Cosmos…

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From active duty to a career supporting the mission-critical cloud

For Jacob Wrigley, working with technology has always been a passion. It started with designing and building with Legos as a kid. Later, that passion took the form of writing code and building his own computer programs. But tech was never a full-time job. Instead, Wrigley served for six-and-a-half years in the Army infantry where…

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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 Government…

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New capabilities to enable your mission end to end

As we continue to focus on helping government customers secure their mission end to end, we’d like to share a set of new Azure capabilities to help US government customers deliver breakthrough outcomes. For in-depth coverage of these announcements and more, read Julia White’s blog ‘Enabling intelligent cloud and intelligent edge solutions for government.’ Update…

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ServiceNow Digital Workflows coming to Azure Government customers

Microsoft and ServiceNow announced an alliance today to help deliver ServiceNow digital workflows to Azure Government customers; paving the way to secure modernization and helping to accelerate digital transformation. We announced this alliance at our Government Leaders Cloud Forum in Washington, DC. ServiceNow is changing the way government agencies work by expediting and simplifying the…

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Join us: Women Leading Government Cybersecurity – Oct. 24 in Washington, DC

In support of National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, sponsored by the Department of Homeland Security, we invite you to RSVP and join us for a special edition Microsoft Azure Government Meetup, Women Leading Government Cybersecurity, Wednesday, Oct. 24 from 6 – 8:30 p.m., at 1776 in Washington, DC. All are welcome to this free event, which…

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U.S. Air Force awards $30M+ Enterprise IT-as-a-Service contract to Microsoft

Microsoft, Redmond, Washington, Oct. 4, 2018 The U.S. Air Force has awarded a transformational $30+M agreement to Microsoft to provide secure network access to DoD data and applications as well as enable access for mobile and remotely located users. Microsoft has a longstanding 30-year partnership with the DoD and this other transaction agreement (OTA) with…

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