Acquia announced April 4 that it has been granted an Authority to Operate (ATO) by the U.S. Dept. of Treasury under the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) for federal customers using Acquia Cloud Enterprise and Acquia Cloud Site Factory.
“Securing IT platforms is a matter of major concern for the federal government, and we at Acquia are proud to be recognized as one of a select few Platform as a Service providers who have completed FedRAMP in order to provide best-in-class digital solutions to the agencies that keep our country running smoothly,” Acquia Chief Information Security Officer Alan Nugent said. “Acquia is focused on every dimension of security, risk, and compliance from our internal systems and controls through the entire product portfolio. We’re committed to delivering unmatched security, scalability and performance to our federal agency clients.”
“Federal agencies are reinventing how they deliver services and information,”Acquia Public Sector VP Todd Akers said. “They’re going through a profound digital transformation, and Acquia provides an open, secure platform for agencies to accelerate their digital experience initiatives. The Acquia Platform meets the rigorous security and compliance requirements of federal agencies and provides a foundation for innovation, allowing federal agencies to better serve an always-connected world.”
FedRAMP is a government-wide program that provides a standardized approach to security assessment, authorization and continuous monitoring for cloud products and services. It’s framework adheres to the requirements of federal, state and local government, as well as highly-regulated industries such as financial services and life sciences that demand strict security protocols for their IT properties.