Dell Cloud for U.S. Government offers IaaS, PaaS and SaaS options to create on-premise dedicated/private and hybrid cloud environments as well as secure, enterprise-class multi-tenant cloud environments
Designed to allow government customers to move to FedRAMP, FISMA, and DIACAP cloud environments that meet NIST 800-53 and DoD 8500 standards as well as customer security controls
Provides an ideal option for organizations wanting to host sensitive data or high-performance applications in the cloud with wide range of architectural options
Dell announced the launch of Dell Cloud for U.S. Government, a secure solution that offers customers with unique needs a powerful and efficient cloud environment. Designed to meet the stringent Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) approval process as well as National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) 800-53 criteria while helping to meet cloud commitments outlined by the U.S. Chief Information Officer, the Dell Cloud for U.S. Government offers both single and multi-tenant environments. As one of the first IT providers to offer a solution designed to meet a full range of federal requirements, the Dell Cloud for U.S. Government will allow government customers to leverage a powerful and flexible platform that will help them to do more with less in today’s challenging budget environment.
Dell Cloud for U.S. Government is designed to meet the specific needs of its customers by providing a range of options to allow for quick deployment and to maximize efficiency. Options for this solution include:
- Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
- Platform as a Service (PaaS)
- Software as a Service (SaaS)
- Dell Cloud for U.S. Government Dedicated, an on-premise solution that allows customers to be their own cloud providers
With this suite of cloud solutions, Dell is offering a full spectrum of options to meet the specific needs of its government customers. Because security is a top concern, Dell has built in more than 275 security controls, helping to ensure customer data and services are secure and isolated.
Dell Cloud for U.S. Government extends the value of cloud computing in a flexible, federal Authority to Operate (ATO) environment. Dell offers a dedicated cloud infrastructure designed to meet the security and compliance requirements as outlined in National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) 800-53 and Department of Defense (DoD) 8500 for Federal Information Security Act (FISMA) Low and Moderate, and DoD Information Assurance Certification and Accreditation Process (DIACAP) environments. The solution enables organizations to take advantage of automated workflow, provisioning, rapid scalability and metered pricing realized through the cloud delivery model.
The Dell Cloud for U.S. Government provides a compliance framework to easily manage multiple ATOs and security requirements. This automated approach provides the required security control templates, Plan of Action and Milestones (POA&M) management, as well as forms and documentation required by the federal government to obtain and manage an ATO. In addition to FISMA and DIACAP compliant environments, the Dell Cloud for U.S. Government can manage National Information Assurance Certification and Accreditation Process (NIACAP), Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and others while providing a continuous monitoring environment for improved network security.