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February 24, 2024

Microsoft makes generative AI service available to federal agencies, seeks FedRAMP approval

By Charlie Mitchell / February 6, 2024

Microsoft has taken the next step in making its Azure OpenAI generative artificial intelligence service available across the federal government, announcing that it is seeking “High” authorization under the FedRAMP program and stressing that its offering aligns with President Biden’s AI executive order.

“Running Azure OpenAI inside of Azure Government enables agencies with stringent security and compliance requirements to utilize this industry-leading generative AI model,” the tech giant said in a release today. “The Azure OpenAI Service for Azure...


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