Autonomic Resources announced that it has gained approval to authorize commercial data center facility space as part of its existing FedRAMP JAB Provisional Authority to Operate (P-ATO) through their new hybrid cloud offering, ARC-P Secure Data Center (SDC). This will allow the inclusion of pre-approved, FedRAMP authorized data center space that will be managed within the existing security boundary of ARC-P™ cloud service offerings. The space must meet the stringent FedRAMP security controls and be validated by both Autonomic Resources and an accredited third-party assessment organization.
The ARC-P SDC service provides agencies and government contractors secure colocation of their non-virtualized and legacy IT systems, which helps agencies meet federal data center consolidation mandates and “Cloud First” requirements. A user who wishes to develop, deploy, and manage their full IT system or private cloud stacks within the ARC-P™ security boundary has the ability to leverage the ARC-P™ security controls specific to the physical environment and physical security of their facilities.
Autonomic Resources is responsible for upholding the physical security associated with each private cage along with providing space and maintaining power. Autonomic also manages network cross-connects to other environments or circuits the customer desires. This can include their hosted virtual environments within the ARC-P™ IaaS Government Community Cloud or ARC-P™ Government Private Cloud stacks. Data center facility owners can also utilize ARC-P SDC to authorize their space as FedRAMP approved.
This article was originally posted “Autonomic Resources Brings FedRAMP Hybrid Cloud Service To Market” from Cloud Strategy Magazine.