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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.

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Read the e-book to learn about driving government innovation

Look at the datasheet on Azure Government

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.

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Get your questions answered

Reach out if you have any questions about Azure Government services, regions or eligibility.

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See how many Azure regions serve state and local governments

Learn more about Azure geographies.

Read about Azure datacenters

Protect your systems against unexpected events

Geo-replication between datacenters several hundred 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."
Cliff Dupuy, Director of Infrastructure Services, Mecklenburg County

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."
Marco Arnhold, Systems Engineer III in the City of Henderson IT department

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."
Chris McMasters, Chief Information Officer for City of Corona

See how Microsoft partners help government agencies use Azure

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