AT&T has received provisional authorization from a federal government program to offer its storage services to federal, state and local governments, GCN reports Wednesday.
Rutrell Yasin writes that the Federal Risk Authorization Management Program has granted the company approval for its AT&T Storage-as-a-Service offering.
As part of the accreditation, AT&T StaaS has documented and implemented the security controls for its cloud services set by FedRAMP.
AT&T StaaS also received FedRAMP approval from a third-party assessment organization, The Veris Group.
Other companies that have received FedRAMP provisional authority, the highest security level under the program are Autonomic Resources, CGI Federal, HP and Lockheed Martin.
Receiving privisional authority includes a review by chief information officers at the General Services Administration and Homeland Security and Defense departments.