SAIC Enters Exclusive Partnership with VAZATA for FedRAMP Cloud Solutions
McKinney, TX, USA – September 6, 2017 – VAZATA, Inc., a premier provider of cloud hosting, managed infrastructure, top tier data center facilities, and virtualization solutions, announced today that it has been selected by Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) as its exclusive partner for highly-secure cloud solutions that meet the rigorous FedRAMP standards for government security compliance.
Under this agreement, SAIC attains Joint Authorization Board Provisional Authority to Operate (JAB P-ATO) accreditation and VAZATA serves as the exclusive operations provider for a FedRAMP-compliant Virtual Secure Cloud Platform (VSCP). This partnership enables SAIC to offer a certified, secure, and agile cloud solution that has been assessed by a FedRAMP accredited third-party assessor (3PAO), representatives from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Department of Defense (DoD), and the General Services Administration (GSA).
“VAZATA’s long-term commitment to achieving FedRAMP compliance for our cloud solutions have proven to be valuable to premier partners, like SAIC, who want to differentiate their service offering,” stated Lance Black, Chief Executive Officer of VAZATA, Inc. “By joining forces with SAIC, we immediately expand the reach of our cloud infrastructure and SAIC gains a powerful new ability to address the growing requirements for higher levels of security and performance.”
“At SAIC, we strive to offer best-of-breed solutions that complement our broad portfolio of services,” said Anna Levine, Vice President, Corporate Strategy ITaaS and Cloud Technologies of SAIC. “With VAZATA’s flexible, secure, and scalable FedRAMP-compliant cloud solutions, SAIC increases our customers’ ability to achieve business and mission objectives at rapidly accelerated pace.”
VAZATA was the first Infrastructure-as-as-Service (IaaS) organization to earn an Authority to Operate (ATO) for the U.S. Federal Government’s “Cloud First” policy. Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) is a government-wide program that provides a standardized approach to security assessment, authorization, and continuous monitoring for cloud products and services, allowing the U.S. Federal Government to realize the benefits of cloud computing faster through a single certification process.
In 2016, VAZATA achieved its FedRAMP JAB P-ATO enabling the company to provide its Virtual Federal Image (VFI) Cloud Platform to government agencies and enterprises that work with sensitive data, delivering the highest levels of security and performance set by FedRAMP’s stringent compliance standards.
VAZATA is an Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) provider serving Global 1000 businesses, U.S. Federal Government Agencies, and Mid-Market Enterprises. The company provides highly secure, stable, and scalable technology solutions that meet the challenges of its global customers using a proprietary cloud architecture called vStructure™. For more information, visit: www.vazata.com.
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