Azure Government Cloud

Cloud has become the preferred option for State and Federal government

Dec 09, 2015

Explaining the "Cloud First" initialitve

GSA Cloud IT Services Instructions

The Cloud First policy mandates that agencies take full advantage of cloud computing benefits to maximize capacity utilization, improve IT flexibility and responsiveness, and minimize cost.


The Cloud Computing Services (CCS) Program Management Office (PMO) helps agencies comply with mandates and guidelines for moving to the cloud.... 

Oct 28, 2015

Overview of the services

Microsoft Azure For Government

Azure Government is a government-community cloud (GCC) designed to support strategic government scenarios that require speed, scale, security, compliance and economics for U.S. government organizations...

Nov 22, 2014

Benefits of moving to the cloud

5 Early Cloud Adopters In Federal Government

The federal government is known for its risk-averse nature and tight control of IT assets. But with increasing data needs and constrained budgets, agencies are turning to cloud computing as a solution. Policies such as Cloud First have moved agencies in the right direction.


Cloud First, authored by former federal CIO Vivek Kundra, mandates that agencies consider cloud computing before other options for new IT projects...

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