Announcing new GPUs in Azure Government with NV-Series

We’re excited to announce that NV-Series virtual machines are now generally available in US Gov Virginia. NV-Series is designed to support visualization scenarios which enables customers to use NVIDIA® Tesla® M60 GPUs and NVIDIA® GRID in Azure for desktop accelerated applications and virtual desktops. With these powerful visualization GPUs in Azure Government, customers can visualize graphic-intensive workflows…


Announcing the launch of Azure M-series VMs with up to 4TB RAM in USGov Virginia region

We are excited to announce the launch of Azure M-series Virtual Machines in the USGov Virginia region. Azure M-series VMs offer memory up to 4 TB on a single VM with configurations of 64 or 128 hyper-threaded vCPUs, powered by Intel® Xeon® 2.5 GHz E7-8890 v3 processors. We’re also excited to announce that Azure is…


How to run containers with Kubernetes on Azure Government

In this episode of the Azure Government video series, Steve Michelotti talks with Gerardo Saca about running containers with Kubernetes on Azure Government. The discussion starts off with the basics: what are containers and how are they useful? Then Gerardo goes into more depth about Orchestrators and why they are important. After the brief opening…


Join us April 25: Intersection of AI and Analytics in Government

Many believe AI will advance government; changing the speed, reliability, and ability for agencies to make more informed decisions and better deliver on their missions. Integral to leveraging the power of AI is data which floods many agencies yet is often underutilized or even locked up due to lack of resources, knowledge of tools, and…

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Register for Webinar on 4/26: Using AI to transform the tactical edge

Gain insight faster. Give soldiers greater visibility. Enhance your predictive intelligence. Advanced capabilities such as artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) serve several defense applications, including data analysis, predictive intelligence, and situational insights.  Senior leadership in the US Department of Defense (DoD) recently prioritized advanced capabilities such as artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML)…

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Optimizing defense systems with AI

The proliferation of data from devices and sensors creates both challenges and opportunities for US armed forces. Today, data comes from both manned and unmanned platforms—ranging from form factors like the sophisticated instrumentation on a modern aircraft to the wearable gear on a solider.  The challenge in handling all this data lies in ensuring the…

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ExpressRoute monitoring with Network Performance Monitor (NPM) is now generally available in Azure Government

This blog was contributed by:  Abhave Sharma, Program Manager, R&D Networking IDC   We are pleased to announce the availability of ExpressRoute monitoring with Network Performance Monitor (NPM) in Azure Government Cloud-Virginia. Check out what the new capability can do for you below: Overview You can now monitor end-to-end connectivity and performance between your branch offices and Azure, over…

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Mobile Apps Powered by Azure Government

In this episode of the Azure Government video series, Steve Michelotti sits down with Eric Egland and Andrew Ditmer of the Microsoft Global Black Belt team to discuss building mobile apps on Azure Government. Have you ever wanted to get a mobile app up and running quickly but figured it would take way too much…


Power BI Premium and Power BI Embedded available for Azure Government

Power BI Embedded and BI Premium are now generally available for Microsoft Azure Government, extending existing Power BI capabilities to support U.S. government agencies and their partners in advancing the mission Power BI Premium offers dedicated capacity for your organization or team, giving you more consistent performance and larger data volumes without requiring per-user licenses….

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New eBook on strengthening cybersecurity for the DoD

The rapid evolution of technology and the exploitation of data, machine intelligence, and on-demand computing power is changing the requirements of cybersecurity. Fortunately, the tools available to the DoD are changing, too. Despite improvements in defensive capabilities, prevailing research still shows that, on average, it takes agencies more than 200 days to detect a significant…

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