Government agencies can build solutions for their unique and complex data and cybersecurity requirements. Azure provides public multi-tenant, private, and hybrid cloud options that empower agencies to design the solutions they need. Solutions that provide access to the cloud's flexibility and resiliency while differentiating between various data classifications. At all classification levels, Azure protects data through strict residency and encryption requirements.

Learning objectives

In this module, you will:

  • Explain the basic concept and benefits of public multi-tenant cloud services.
  • Describe a conceptual architecture that protects data at various classification levels.
  • Explain how residency and encryption features keep data of all classification levels safe.


  • Familiarity with current workloads that could benefit from moving to the cloud.
  • Familiarity with protection requirements across various data classifications.