Azure NetApp Files is IRAP certified, and according to NetApp is designed to meet the security requirements for high-impact unclassified data in the cloud.
It comes with a 99.99% uptime guarantee.
Benefits for government agencies are said to include simplified migration with easy migration of Linux and Windows file shares to Azure, three performance tiers to suit various workloads, and delivery through customers' existing Azure agreements on a 'pay for what you use' basis.
"With data sitting at the heart of digital transformation, there is very strong appetite in government for agencies to move their key applications to the cloud," said NetApp ANZ managing director Paul Crighton.
"NetApp is proud to support our Australian government agencies on their cloud migration journey and keep them on track to reach the ambitious dream of Australia becoming a leading digital economy by 2030."