Azure.gov has a nice ring to it, and I’m sure Microsoft would institute that naming convention in a second.
According to a report at Fedscoop.com, a show of good faith from Microsoft will net the Department of Defense its own, personal Azure datacenter. This will actually be the 6th Microsoft Azure Datacenter complex. The DoD versions will be the first to operate as a physically separate datacenters, with ribbon cutting happening in 2017 for locations in Texas and Arizona.
Read the full report: Microsoft slates new cloud centers dedicated to Defense Department
For those participating in any of the US Government Azure datacenters, we are already planning to provide even more government cloud driven content for IT/Dev Connections 2017.
Looking for an awesome, no-nonsense technical conference for IT Pros, Devs, and DevOps? IT/Dev Connections kicks off in San Francisco in 2017!