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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Resources for building your Government CSP practice

Partners interested in reselling Azure Government can become an authorized Cloud Solution Provider for Government (Government CSP). To learn more, check out the Government CSP application process.   If you’re already a Government CSP and want to know how to create your first customer or even explore high level security and role-based access control, you…

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How to optimize your cloud strategy

In recent years, U.S. government agencies have moved to the cloud faster than private corporations in an attempt to replace aging systems and improve organizational efficiency.[1] Cloud adoption can transform how IT departments at federal civilian agencies operate, deliver services, and share information. To maximize the value and impact of their cloud migration, however, CIOs…

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Strengthen cybersecurity with an enterprise risk mindset

Cybersecurity is one of the biggest issues facing federal Chief Information Officers (CIOs). Evolving security is recognized across the board as an important challenge that needs to be addressed swiftly and in a continuous fashion. Security is always top of mind for CIOs, and one of the major challenges of introducing new technology is ensuring…

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HDInsight Extension for VS Code now available in Azure Government

We are excited to announce that the HDInsight Extension tool for VS Code has been extended to the Azure Government environment. HDInsight developers now can easily access their Azure Government subscription through this extension with a few clicks. HDInsight Tools for VS Code supports Hive Interactive Query, Hive Batch as well as PySpark Interactive and…

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Migrate user workspaces to Azure Government with Citrix Xenapp/XenDesktop 7.16

In October, we announced that Citrix Cloud included the ability to provision non-persistent user workspaces into Azure Government and today I’m pleased to share that Citrix’s traditional on-premises XenApp and XenDesktop products also includes that capability – with the release of XenApp/XenDesktop 7.16.  Provisioning user workspaces straight from your existing on-premises Citrix XenApp & XenDesktop…


Change the Way Your Agency Thinks About the Cloud  

Cloud migration should be at the top of every Federal CIO’s priority list. [1]Cloud technology offers agencies the tools they need to drive impact with innovation in a rapidly changing digital world. With the cloud, CIOs can bring about digital transformation to support agency missions, using technology as the foundation of new approaches to citizen…

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Announcing General Availability of Managed Disks in Microsoft Azure Government Cloud 

We’re pleased to announce General Availability of Managed Disks in the Microsoft Azure Government Cloud. Managed Disks are available in USGov Virginia, USGov Texas, USGov Arizona, USDoD Central and USDoD East Azure US Government regions.  Azure Managed Disks simplifies disk management for Azure IaaS VMs by managing the storage accounts associated with the VM disks….

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Azure Active Directory Premium is now in limited preview in Azure Government 

We are excited to announce a limited preview of Azure Active Directory Premium in Azure Government! This preview is for customers that have specific compliance needs (e.g., FedRAMP or DoD requirements), and while certifications aren’t in place yet, we plan to have them in place for general availability. Getting started To gain access to this…

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Checkout Azure Government at Microsoft Ignite! Wednesday, September 27th, 10:45am

Attending Microsoft Ignite in Orlando? Join us at our session where we will show how Azure Government can bring innovation to your agency’s mission! U.S. Government and public-sector agencies live under a microscope of demands and expectations. To provide innovative services, they need the agility and speed of cloud, but with an extra level of…

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