Governments operate in a more global and connected world than ever before, increasing the need for greater accountability, transparency and collaboration across agencies. Technology can play an important in helping governments better serve citizens, advance issues of social and economic development, and improve citizen safety and security. At Microsoft, we’re committed to partnering with governments to help identify their real-time needs and to leverage technology in a way to address today’s pressing concerns.

March 19, 2014
Office 365, Surface Pro, and Windows Azure are a winning combination for the largest county in North Carolina.

Highlights

State and local government agencies conquer challenges with technology
Nov. 14
Technology helps improve citizen safety, productivity and infrastructure efficiency.
Coming soon: Government-focused cloud services
Oct. 7
U.S. government agencies can realize benefits of the cloud with government-specific environment.
Microsoft achieves FedRAMP JAB P-ATO for Windows Azure
Sept. 30
Microsoft’s Windows Azure one of the first cloud services to receive FedRAMP JAB P-ATO.
DoD employees now able to use Lync 2013 to connect
Sept. 26
Lync 2013 has added a new accreditation by achieving JITC certification for Voice, Video, and Instant Message & Presence.
New York to move 120,000 state employees to Office 365
Aug. 13
State expects to save $3 million annually by moving systems to a common platform.
Microsoft CityNext: Coming to a city near you
July 10
Microsoft and Microsoft Partner Network enable cities around world to harness a new era of innovation and put people first.