Cloud

Polaris Alpha Gets AWS DevOps Competency Certification

Parsons’ Polaris Alpha subsidiary has achieved the DevOps Competency certification from Amazon Web Services. The status seeks to recognize Parsons’ knowledge and experience in helping clients implement continuous integration and delivery, automation, infrastructure provisioning and other DevOps practices in the cloud, the company said Wednesday. Polaris Alpha has over 40 certifications related to …

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DHS Expands CDM Approved Product List With McAfee Data Security Solutions

McAfee’s device-to-cloud data protection and threat prevention products are now available on the Department of Homeland Security’s approved product list under the Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation Program. The company said Thursday the DHS list now includes the McAfee MVISION portfolio family of security technologies and the ePolicy Orchestrator on Amazon Web …

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GSA Seeks Cloud-Based Audit, Risk Management Tool

The General Services Administration has issued a request for information on ideas intended for the development of a risk management and single audit tool. GSA said in a FedBizOpps notice posted Monday that it seeks to incorporate decision management, interagency award trend analysis, financial audit and storage capabilities through a …

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Zscaler Web Gateway Tool Gets FedRAMP Certification; Stephen Kovac Comments

Zscaler has received a Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program certification for its internet security and web gateway platform. The company said Monday its Zscaler Internet Access-Government secured the FedRAMP authorization to operate at the moderate-impact level. ZIA-Government is designed to directly send mission-critical traffic to the cloud to allow users …

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Leidos Obtains Microsoft Gold Competency for Cloud Platform; Steve Hull Quoted

Leidos has achieved a gold competency certification from Microsoft that authorizes the former to deploy the latter’s portfolio of cloud offerings. The Cloud Platform certification allows the use of Microsoft’s products to support customers’ efforts to modernize cloud infrastructure, integrate data analytics technology and transition applications and data to the …

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Big Switch Receives DoD Certification, FIP140-2 Security Validation for Cloud Networking Portfolio

Big Switch Networks has received Department of Defense certification and Federal Information Processing Standard 140-2 validation for the vendor’s suite of cloud and data center networking platforms. The company said Tuesday its Cloud-First Networking portfolio is included in the DoD Information Approved Products List and designed to help government clients comply with requirements …

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FBI Uses AWS Cloud for Counterterrorism Data Processing; Teresa Carlson Quoted

The FBI uses an Amazon Web Services-hosted cloud computing environment to process classified and unclassified data for counterterrorism investigations, Nextgov reported Thursday. The bureau adopted cloud technology nearly two years ago in response to data-related concerns. Teresa Carlson, vice president of AWS’ global public sector business, said the company’s platform offers …

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Carahsoft to Provide Google Cloud Services for NIH Biomedical Research Initiative

Carahsoft Technology has partnered with Google to provide cloud services to help the National Institutes of Health address data storage requirements for agency-funded research projects. The partnership aims to help researchers manage biomedical data and computing functions through Google Cloud as part of the NIH’s Science and Technology Research Infrastructure for Discovery, Experimentation and Sustainability …

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DLT Becomes AWS Public Sector Distribution Partner; Brian Strosser Quoted

Amazon Web Services has designated DLT Solutions as a public sector distribution partner to help government technology vendors transform business operations with cloud computing platforms. DLT said Tuesday it will support partners through the Cloud Navigator program that includes marketplace, sales and marketing, account management, cost optimization and billing support services. Brian Strosser, president of …

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AWS Launches Program to Facilitate Authorization Process for Software Providers

Amazon Web Services has unveiled a new program that seeks to help independent software vendors secure authority-to-operate certifications through the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program and other compliance programs. The ATO on AWS initiative aims to provide ISVs with tools, training, control implementation details and CloudFormation templates as well …

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