WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Clear Government Solutions (CGS) today announced that its Federal Cloud offering, FedGRID, has been granted a Provisional Authorization (PA) by the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) to host DoD mission data up to Impact Level 2.
Clear Government Solutions’ FedGRID Cloud, a VMware powered hybrid community Infrastructure as a Service Cloud, currently holds a FedRAMP Joint Authorization Board (JAB) Provisional Authority to Operate (P-ATO), the highest FedRAMP authorization requiring review and approval at each stage of the assessment process by teams from the CIOs of the Department of Defense (DoD), Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the General Services Administration (GSA). CGS’ authorization can be leveraged DoD-wide.
Clear Government Solutions’ DISA PA provides CGS with the initial approval for DoD customers or Mission Owners to leverage and grant an Authority To Operate for the acquisition and use of the FedGRID Cloud service offering. When utilizing FedGRID, DoD Mission Owners inherit CGS' FedRAMP JAB P-ATO to facilitate an organization-level ATO for their implementation of the FedGRID cloud infrastructure.
FedGRID delivers several notable and unique attributes to the DoD Mission Owners including:
- HSPD-12 Compliance: Fully integrated HSPD-12 compliant authentication.
- Rich Connectivity: Location in two of the largest Internet Exchange Points in the world, delivering direct-to-carrier connectivity to hundreds of carriers.
- Dedicated Fiber and Government TIC: The ability to accept dedicated fiber or a government Trusted Internet Connection (TIC).
- Federally Compliant Co-Location: Federally compliant co-location of federal appliances or infrastructure outside the FedGRID with direct-to-cloud dedicated fiber options.
The CGS FedGRID Cloud is a U.S. Federal Government Community Cloud and does not service entities outside of the U.S. Federal Government.
About Clear Government Solutions, Inc. – Clear Government Solutions provides highly secure cloud infrastructure that is flexible, scalable and tailored to the specific needs and requirements of Government customers both civilian and DoD. CGS is also a certified end to end HSPD-12 solutions provider.
For more information, please visit www.cleargovsolutions.com.