Tag Archives: Cloud.gov

18F Cloud Platform Gets FedRAMP Provisional Authorization

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The General Services Administration’s 18F organization has received a provisional authority-to-operate under the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program to offer a cloud platform to federal agencies. FedRAMP’s joint authorization board granted cloud.gov a moderate impact level P-ATO following the completion of a compliance and security evaluation in collaboration with third-party assessment organization Veris Group, according …

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FedRAMP Accelerated Program Seeks to Reduce Provisional Authorization Duration to 15 Weeks

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Matt Goodrich, director of the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program, has said the duration of the provisional authorization process for cloud service providers has been reduced from 104 weeks to 15 weeks under the FedRAMP Accelerated program. Goodrich wrote in a General Services Administration blog entry posted Thursday that the introduction of …

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GSA 18F Team Conducts Study on Auction Via Micro-Purchase API

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The General Services Administration‘s 18F unit has conducted an experiment on an auction that involved bidding via the micro-purchase team’s application program interface on the cloud.gov platform. Michael Torres and Alan deLevie, 18F acquisition management consultant, said in a blog post published Tuesday the auction used Amazon Web Services technology …

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18F’s Cloud Services Platform Gains FedRAMP Ready Status

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The General Services Administration‘s 18F digital services team has received Federal Risk and Authorization Program Ready status for a cloud collaboration website the group built for government use. 18F said Monday it began to work toward the FedRAMP compliant evaluation process for cloud.gov and aims to obtain FedRAMP certification in November. “Getting Provisional Authority to Operate from …

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GSA Seeks New Tech Transformation Service Commissioner

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The General Services Administration has begun its search for a new Technology Transformation Service commissioner who will work to manage the organization and the agencies it supports. GSA said Monday the new commissioner will lead efforts to help agencies develop, purchase and share technologies designed to serve the public and contribute to the government’s digital transformation. “Improving technology services …

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GSA’s 18F Unveils Cloud.gov IaaS Platform for Web App Development

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The General Services Administration‘s 18F organization has launched the Cloud.gov website to provide an infrastructure-as-a-service cloud platform to support the development, testing and management of Web applications, FierceGovernmentIT reported Thursday. Molly Bernhart Walker writes that Cloud.gov works to facilitate application development at agencies without the need to use a new environment. …

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