Harris was granted vCloud recognition based on its use of VMware virtualization software in combination with innovative engineering, patented trust enablement technologies and unique cyber integration capabilities.
Harris Trusted Enterprise Cloud is engineered to meet or exceed the cloud computing requirements of the U.S. Federal Government, including NIST 800-53 High, FISMA, and S-CAP. Harris’ trust enablement technology, which includes the global trust repository and the enterprise trust server, provide pervasive monitoring, continuous assurance, and supply chain attestation that the software and configurations in the cloud environment are operating according to specification and not compromised.
“Federal guidelines including the National Institute of Standards and Technology and the recent TechAmerica CLOUD(2) report are critical to the adoption of cloud computing and are fundamental to Harris’ Trusted Enterprise Cloud service,” said Wyatt Starnes, vice president, advanced concepts, Harris Cyber Integrated Solutions, and CLOUD(2) commissioner. “VMware shares our commitment to delivering services that meet or exceed these federal guidelines and is a key technology partner for our cyber integrated solutions.”
“Cloud computing is a top priority for CIOs of commercial and government IT organizations,” said Aileen Black, vice president, public sector, VMware. “With VMware’s cloud infrastructure platform as its foundation, Harris’ Trusted Enterprise Cloud meets the demanding technology standards of the U.S. government so that organizations from large enterprises to the public sector can leverage the increased operational agility, automation and simplicity of the cloud computing model from a strategic business partner.”