Microsoft adds eight new service offerings to certification scope in Azure Government

Microsoft recently announced the addition of Azure Resource Manager, Automation, Azure Batch, Log Analytics, Azure Media Services, Policy Administration Service/RBAC, Redis Cache, and Scheduler to certification scope in Microsoft Azure Government. All these services has received Joint Authorization Board (JAB) approval for addition to Azure Government’s P-ATO at the High Impact Level.

  • Azure Resource ManagerAzure Resource Manager (ARM) enables you to repeatedly deploy your app and have confidence your resources are deployed in a consistent state.
  • AutomationAzure Automation uses Windows PowerShell scripts and workflows – known as runbooks – to handle the creation, deployment, monitoring, and maintenance of Azure resources and third-party applications.
  • Azure BatchAzure Batch makes it easy to run large-scale parallel and high-performance computing (HPC) workloads in Azure.
  • Log AnalyticsLog Analytics is a service in Operations Management Suite that helps you collect and analyze data generated by resources in your cloud and on-premises environments.
  • Azure Media ServicesAzure Media Services offers broadcast-quality video streaming services to reach larger audiences on today’s most popular mobile devices.
  • Policy Administration Service/RBAC – Azure Role-Based Access Control (RBAC) enables fine-grained access management for Azure. Using RBAC, you can grant only the amount of access that users need to perform their jobs.
  • Redis CacheRedis Cache gives you access to a secure, dedicated cache for your Azure application usage.  It leverages the low-latency, high-throughput capabilities of the Redis engine.
  • Scheduler – Azure Scheduler lets you invoke actions that call HTTP/S endpoints or post messages to a storage queue on any schedule.

Learn more about the number of Azure offerings available to government customers here.

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