Microsoft rolls out Cloud for U.S. federal users

Business Productivity Online Suite Federal's services include Exchange, SharePoint, Office Live Meeting and Office Communications, and are hosted from special facilities to meet the particular needs of federal agencies.

Physical access to the site will be controlled with biometric systems, and the only people who will be able to access the facility will be U.S. citizens. Those workers will also be required to undergo "rigorous" background checks including fingerprinting

Microsoft announced a suite of hosted cloud services that will be delivered from a facility dedicated to U.S. federal government users

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