Microsoft is well moving towards its efforts in enhancing IT modernization operation and communications for a number of government agencies. The tech giant is serving with new updates to Microsoft 365 Government Cloud and other cloud-based services and platform capabilities. The company has announced the GSA (General Services Administration) and the DOD (Department of Defense to prepare the final request for quotation (RFQ). It is a part of their DEOS (Defense Enterprise Office Solutions) cloud acquisition contract designed to help transition government email and messaging from legacy systems to cloud-based services.
Microsoft is providing Teams, Power Platform, and Dynamic 365 High to government agencies. The Teams was previously exclusive to Office 365. It is now available in Office 365 GCC (Government Community Cloud) High and DOD environments. It now meets DOD’s Cloud Computing Security Requirements up to Impact Level 5. The Power Platform is made up of the self-service intelligence data solutions app Power BI. The low-code app used to setup custom applications Power and the automated work process app Flow.
Microsoft Federal CTO Susie Adams also explained to Government CIO Media & Research that these apps provide government agencies the capability to analyze, act and automate. The platform will allow government employees without extensive knowledge of computer programming to create apps, visualize and organize data, and respond to real-time data based on the needs of their users. Microsoft currently serves 10m government users across 7,000 different agencies. The tech giant will aim to keep those users satisfied with the improvement in its service platforms and their capabilities.