Azure NetApp Files Now Available in Microsoft Azure

NetApp (NASDAQ: NTAP), the provider of cloud data services, has announced the availability of Azure NetApp® Files in the government region data centers on Microsoft Azure, the company said.

This expansion of Azure NetApp Files, one of the only Azure native, high-performance file storage services, offers the TCO, performance, management, and confidence demanded by critical applications for federal, Department of Defense, and state and local agencies that have strict government security and regulatory compliance requirements.

Azure NetApp Files, a 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.

Deployment of Azure NetApp Files to government data center regions started in Virginia, followed by Arizona and Texas deployments.

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