Azure NC Virtual Machines Availability – GPU Compute

Azure NC-based instances are powered by NVIDIA Tesla® K80 GPUs and provide the compute power required to accelerate the most demanding high-performance computing (HPC) and AI workloads. Customers can now use these instances to run deep learning training jobs, HPC simulations, rendering, real-time data analytics, DNA sequencing, and many more CUDA® accelerated tasks. Additionally, customers…

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Azure Site Recovery available in DoD and New Azure Government Regions

We are pleased to announce the availability of Azure Site Recovery (ASR) to all Azure government regions in the United States. With this expansion, Azure Site Recovery is now available in all Azure government regions (US DOD Central, US DOD East, US Gov Arizona, US Gov Texas, US Gov Iowa, and US Gov Virginia). Customers can…

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Microsoft Azure leads the industry in ISO certifications

We are happy to announce that Microsoft Azure recently completed a new set of independent third-party ISO and Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) audits to expand our certification portfolio. Azure leads the industry with the most comprehensive compliance coverage, enabling customers to meet a wide range of regulatory obligations. If that were not enough, having a…


General availability of Storage Service Encryption and “Secure transfer required”

*Today, we are excited to announce the general availability of Storage Service Encryption for Azure Files Storage, as well as the “Secure transfer required” feature now being supported in the Azure Government Storage account. Storage Service Encryption for Azure File Storage Azure File Storage is a fully managed service providing distributed and cross platform storage….

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Azure Cyber Analytics Program for Power and Utilities Partners

Microsoft is deeply aware of the importance of cybersecurity for companies supporting the electric grid and is committed to helping partners and customers secure their nations’ most critical of critical infrastructure. In furtherance of this commitment, we are announcing a cyber program: “Microsoft Azure Certified Elite Partner Program for Cyber Analytics in Power and Utilities”. Microsoft…

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Announcing the Cognitive Services White Glove Program for All Azure Government Customers

Earlier this year we announced the initial release and public preview of Cognitive Services in Azure Government. From talking with you, we understand that building Artificial Intelligence in your application has proved to be a daunting task, but we’re now here to help! Azure Government is expanding the Cognitive Services public preview with the launch…


New Operations Management Suite Solutions Available

Since Operations Management Suite (OMS) GA’d in Azure Government in October 2016, we’ve added features and solutions that continue to improve your experience. Key capabilities added since GA include NEW: O365 Analytics Solution (support for Office 365 for Government) NEW: Service Fabric Solution NEW: SCOM Assessment Solution NEW: Capacity and Performance Management Solution NEW: DNS…

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Announcing Cosmos DB and Blob (Hot/Cool) Storage

As we look to continue to expand and evolve the platform, we are excited to announce two new generally available services in Azure Government: Azure Cosmos DB and Blob Storage (Hot/Cool).  Yesterday Microsoft announced Azure Cosmos DB and today we are bringing it to you in Azure Government.  The update will be rolled out to…


Expanding Cognitive Services Pilot for Azure Government

Update (05/16/17): Emotion was originally called out a separate API but all functionality is included as part of the Face API.  The standalone Emotion API is not part of our deployment in Azure Government. In March, we announced the initial preview of Cognitive Services in Azure Government. Today we are expanding the initial preview to…


Azure Gov April Meetup Replay: Enhancing Government Services Through Advanced Analytics

For those who could not join us at the April Azure Gov DC Meetup, we are pleased to bring you the replay of  “Enhancing Government Services Through Advanced Analytics”. The first segment kicks off with Azure Government updates then features Lisa Connelly, account executive, and Bonnie Strayer, senior solution engineer, of Esri’s National Government Team….

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