Tag Archives: AWS GovCloud

Feds Say ‘Small Wins’ in the Cloud Could Boost Adoption

Federal information technology officials said that agencies should promote small progress in their cloud initiatives to encourage larger adoption of the technology, Nextgov reported Thursday.  During the Amazon Web Services Public Sector Summit in Washington, panelists highlighted that confidence and trust would play a significant role in how agency leaders utilize the cloud. 

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FedRAMP Releases Cloud Security Requirements For High-Impact Unclassified Gov’t Data

The General Services Administration‘s Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program team has unveiled a set of high baseline requirements for agencies to protect unclassified sensitive government data stored in cloud environments. FedRAMP said Friday three authorized cloud offerings from Amazon Web Services, CSRA and Microsoft meet the program’s high baseline requirements. The products are AWS’ GovCloud technology, CSRA’s ARC-P infrastructure-as-a-service platform …

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Jeff Barr: AWS Achieves DoD Authorization for Sensitive Workloads

Amazon Web Services has attained a provisional authorization from the Defense Department to help defense agencies process workloads in an AWS cloud platform. Jeff Barr, AWS chief evangelist, said Thursday DoD agencies that use the AWS GovCloud (US) tool will be able to deploy applications for unclassified data under the DoD’s …

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