Azure Government for the US Department of Defense

Advance your mission with an intelligent cloud for US Department of Defense (DoD) agencies and their partners

Transform your mission-critical workloads

Gain advanced capabilities with a hybrid cloud that supports agency interoperability. Use data analytics and the Internet of Things (IoT) to take action at mission speed.

  • Get real-time insights from massively powerful analytics.
  • Keep evolving threats at bay with enterprise-grade security services – in a cloud environment that has the broadest set of compliance certifications.
  • Tailor your environment across platforms, tools and services, and deploy your apps on-premises or in the cloud.

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Deliver actionable intelligence wherever, whenever

Build and deploy intelligent solutions on-premises, in the cloud or at the edge. Use advanced services such as IoT and data analytics to derive real-time insights from complex data streams for improved situational awareness and faster responsive times during tactical missions.

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Bring hybrid cloud capabilities to tactical missions

Gather intelligence and analyse data at the edge with Azure Stack, an extension of Azure that brings cloud computing to your on-premises platform. Increase your capabilities during real-world scenarios in the field. Meet specific data compliance, regulatory or policy requirements while modernising your on-premises legacy apps. Run aggregated analytics for precise predictions and anomaly detections when you build and deploy hybrid edge solutions using Azure Government with Azure Stack.

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Get the broadest set of compliance certifications

Azure Government has the broadest compliance certifications of any cloud provider on the market. FedRAMP Moderate and High provisional authorisations meet DoD compliance standards at Impact Levels 2, 4 and 5, and NIST 800-171 controls satisfy DFARS and ITAR requirements.

Azure Government Secret regions are built with additional controls to meet the regulatory and compliance requirements for Department of Defense Impact Level 6 (IL6) and Director of National Intelligence (DNI) Intelligence Community Directive (ICD 503) accreditation.

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