Fall roundup of recent Azure Government announcements

We’re continuing to focus on delivering the innovations our government customers and partners have requested. In this blog, you’ll find a brief summary of our recent announcements from late summer and early fall for your reference. Also, we invite you to join us for the Microsoft Ignite | The Tour | Government, Feb. 4-5, in…


US Army Corps of Engineers get real-time dredging insights from moving to Azure

With a mission to strengthen our nation’s security by building and maintaining infrastructure, the United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) is a federal agency under the Department of Defense with approximately 38,000 civilians and soldiers delivering engineering services in more than 130 countries worldwide. One of the key responsibilities of USACE is to dredge…


Real-time Data Streaming with Event Hubs on Azure Government

Azure Event Hubs is a managed Data streaming and Event Ingestion platform, capable of processing millions of events per second. Event Hubs can process and store events, data, or telemetry produced by distributed software and devices. Data sent to an event hub can be transformed and stored by using any real-time analytics provider or batching/storage…


Adopting Emerging Tech in Government

As blockchain, artificial intelligence, machine learning, and augmented reality continue to create buzz throughout the tech industry, government agencies are exploring ways to apply emerging tech to empower their workforce and deliver innovative services to the public. Key to moving forward is the ability for agencies to define emerging tech use cases and get started…


Get mission ready with deep technical training

Join us for deep technical training – free in Washington. D.C.!   We’re excited to announce Microsoft Ignite | The Tour | Government a free technical training event for developers, tech professionals, and mission leaders, is coming to Washington, D.C. on February 4 – 5, 2019. Our top engineers are hitting the road to bring…


Cloud-based capabilities help public safety agencies keep communities safe

From call to case closure, public safety agencies depend on flexible and secure digital solutions. It’s why we’re pleased to announce Motorola Solutions has selected Microsoft Azure Government as the cloud provider for its public safety software suite. One of the most comprehensive in the industry, Motorola Solutions’ software suite helps agencies keep communities safe…


Join us for the Azure Government Innovation Tour – first stop Sacramento!

Join us in Sacramento on December 6, 2018 to learn to develop and deploy mission critical applications in Azure Government. At this free, code-first event for government-focused developers, IT Pros, and mission leaders, you’ll learn the latest on how to be more productive with Azure. Steve Michelotti and Yujin Hong of the Azure Government Engineering…


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,…


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…


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…