Microsoft has announced that Azure Government Top Secret, its cloud offering dealing with modernizing infrastructure and data management tooling for classified U.S. Government operations, has hit GA.
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Not only has the amount of capabilities for Azure Government been increased, but Azure Government Secret has been expanded as well, accompanying the announcement of a new cloud dubbed "Top Secret".
The file storage service will now feature cross region replication in preview. Other enhancements that provide customers with more data security and operational agility have been introduced as well.
Microsoft has introduced its datacenter migration service, Azure Migrate, in Azure Government. This enables the U.S. government and its partners to utilize various migration functionalities.
Microsoft's latest partnership aims to help the U.S. Air Force leverage its cloud capabilities and allow airmen to utilize their time better through automation of IT infrastructure management.
Microsoft's online analytics processing engine - or OLAP - has gotten an extension on its region availability. This relates to two consumer-facing U.S. regions and two government-focused ones.
With the recent concerns about government cyber security and functionality, Microsoft has stepped up with some improvements and updates to its suite of cloud tools for governments large and small.
Special versions of Power BI Pro and HDInsight have been certified for government use and Microsoft is now including these services as part of Azure Government. The two programs focus on big data.