Azure Australia Central Regions
Mission-critical cloud for Australia and New Zealand now available
- Security and compliance certified by the ASD for Unclassified and Protected data
- Delivered from the Australian-owned, secret-accredited facilities of Canberra Data Centres
- Built for mission-critical applications supported by an open ecosystem of partners
- Designed for Australian and New Zealand government and critical infrastructure sectors
Meet the tough demands of mission-critical applications
The only public cloud provider in Australia certified by the ASD for Unclassified (DLM) and Protected data.
Ensure high availability and disaster resilience from the only global cloud in multiple Australian regions.
Modernise applications on your terms, with the option to locate legacy or specialised systems within the same facilities as Azure.
Reduce network costs and improve performance by connecting via Azure ExpressRoute from the government Intra Government Communications Network (ICON).
Take advantage of the cloud designed for Australian and New Zealand government, critical infrastructure organisations - such as healthcare, financial services, transport and utilities - and their trusted suppliers.
Modernise mission-critical apps on your terms
With confidence in your system’s security and performance, you can extend and upgrade your apps—and right-size your Microsoft Azure or co-location space—as needed. Design, build and test for the Azure platform. Then deploy in the cloud, in a co-location space or to a remote, disconnected location.
Make better decisions with data analytics and AI
Build intelligence into your apps and deploy artificial intelligence (AI) at scale with a comprehensive set of tools and services. Use your favorite open source data science solutions from leading providers such as Cloudera, MapR and Hortonworks or build with the Microsoft platform of data management, analytics and AI services.
Optimise your infrastructure with direct connectivity
Deploy a seamless hybrid cloud that connects your legacy systems and private cloud directly to Azure. Australian Federal Government users of the ICON network can dramatically reduce and predictably control network costs.
Multiply your options with open source
One in four Azure virtual machines run Linux. This is because Azure supports the open-source technologies millions already rely on and trust. Run your apps on Windows or Linux (Red Hat, Oracle, SUSE, Ubuntu or CentOS) and easily build modern container and microservice-based applications, with the flexibility to choose your open source.
Take advantage of specialised partner solutions
With the most extensive network of local to global partners providing applications tailored to Australian and New Zealand government and critical infrastructure, you have access to the latest relevant innovations. Solutions range from policing to blockchain, records management to energy managemen and beyond.
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