Azure NetApp Files Now Available to Government Agencies in Microsoft Azure
High-performance file storage service helps remove barriers to cloud-first mandates for federal, state, and local agencies
Azure NetApp Files, a leading public cloud file storage solution for the public sector, is securely architected into government virtual networks and fully integrated into Azure, making it the preferred solution to meet cloud-first mandates. And with Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) High Baseline level authorization, the service meets the most stringent security requirements for high-impact unclassified data in the cloud. The result is a flexible cloud service that supports multiprotocol workloads that can be tailored to fit customers’ hybrid data environments while scaling storage and service levels based on required speed.
“Combining nearly three decades of NetApp’s extensive experience in data management and storage with Microsoft’s forward-looking capabilities of Microsoft Azure gives government customers the ability to fulfill the government’s cloud-first mandate simply, reliably, and securely,” said
“By combining the scale and reach of Microsoft Azure with NetApp’s Cloud Volumes technology coupled, customers can achieve new value with Azure NetApp Files,” said
Deployment of Azure NetApp Files to government data center regions started in
Benefits of Azure NetApp Files include:
- Migrate and run. Agencies can move and deploy their most demanding enterprise file applications without code changes.
- No separate contracts or term agreements. Azure NetApp Files is delivered as an Azure first-party service, which allows customers to provision workloads through their existing Azure agreement. No additional NetApp ONTAP® licensing is required. Pay for only what you use. The service has no back-end read or write or other back-end fees.
- Multiple performance tiers. Azure NetApp Files offers three levels of performance to allow optimized performance according to needs without sacrificing performance, reliability, or security.
FedRAMP certification. 50% of the
$80 billionper year that the U.S. Governmentspends on IT is data categorized as High Impact level. With FedRAMP High Impact level certification, agencies with the most rigorous security requirements can take advantage of the smooth migration of their most intensive workloads by using Azure NetApp Files.
- Simplifies migration to the cloud. Azure NetApp Files eliminates a common cloud-first barrier by creating the right infrastructure environment for agencies resources, budget, and skillsets.
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