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.

July 9, 2014
Microsoft announces updates that make the Microsoft cloud the most comprehensive solution for government.

Highlights

Milwaukee County upgrades to Office 365 to improve internal collaboration and comply with US privacy and security requirements
June 2
The largest county in Wisconsin moves 3,375 employees to a Microsoft cloud solution, meeting CJIS and HIPAA standards.
Microsoft hires new head for US Army business
May 6
Jim Kelly is appointed the new Senior Director of the U.S. Army at Microsoft, one of Microsoft largest customers.
San Bernardino County Sheriff chooses Microsoft Office 365
May 6
Unified platform meets the privacy and security CJIS requirements of the FBI, enables mobile workers and streamlines communications.
First US-based Microsoft Innovation Center to debut in Miami
May 2
State-of-the-art Microsoft facility offers Miami-area residents programs and services to foster innovation, collaboration and community engagement.
Mecklenburg County, NC, goes all in with Microsoft and saves $3.2 million
March 19
Office 365, Surface Pro, and Windows Azure are a winning combination for the largest county in North Carolina.
Celebrating innovation in education
March 18
Anthony Salcito, vice president of Worldwide Education, shares his closing thoughts from Microsoft in Education’s Global Forum and announces the award winners from the three competitions.