Azure Government for state and local agencies
Further your mission with a hybrid cloud built for innovation
Modernise your legacy applications
Develop mission-critical apps at scale and deliver improved services to your citizens. Get a broad selection of tools on an easy-to-use cloud platform, along with advanced security and threat detection.
- Develop and deploy solutions in a flexible, hybrid environment.
- Accelerate innovation with expansive tools and services that help you build apps rapidly.
- Enhance customer experiences with scalable solutions, in the cloud or on-premises.
Learn more about Azure Government for state and local agencies
Find a partner that works with US state and local agencies
Discover how partners help you get a powerful start with the cloud.
Get your questions answered
Get in touch if you have any questions about Azure Government services, regions or eligibility.
See how many Azure regions serve state and local governments
Learn more about Azure geographies.
Protect your systems against unexpected events
Geo-replication between data centres several hundreds of miles apart supports business continuity. Choose the data you want to protect with Azure Backup, for short- or long-term retention. Should you ever need disaster recovery services, you can restore your virtual machines or individual files and folders, in Azure or on-premises, for free.
Learn about disaster recovery for state and local governments. Watch the webinar
Get the broadest set of compliance certifications
Azure Government offers the most extensive compliance certifications of any cloud provider on the market. And, as regulations change, your compliance coverage will keep pace with their evolution.Learn more at the Microsoft Trust Center
See what customers are doing with Azure Government
How to transform online citizen engagement in weeks
"Moving our website infrastructure to the cloud provides the scalability and availability we need to ensure more than one million citizens have continuous access to critical information from all county departments, while also reducing operating costs."
Doing more with less
"As public clouds mature, they become very cost-effective options for us. They give us tremendous scalability and flexibility advantages. We don’t have to keep physical infrastructure on hand for temporary workloads such as testing. Running a server on-premises might cost us $60 a month, while running an Azure Virtual Machine might cost us just $20 a month."
Embracing the cloud in sunny California
"We're trying to do more with less all the time, and we have to do more than just keep the lights on. By innovating on Microsoft cloud services, we can be more efficient, provide better resources both internally and externally, and make decisions better, faster, and more accurately."