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

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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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