Opus Interactive announced a partnership with ScienceLogic to deliver highly secure hybrid and multi-cloud monitoring and management. The joint solution offers federal agencies the ability to acquire the DISA-approved ScienceLogic SL1 hosted inside of the OpusGov FedRAMP Moderate Ready environment that resides in FISMA high-rated data centers.
Similar to the commercial sector, hybrid cloud is the new norm for federal agencies that are moving forward with modernization efforts while mobilizing staff and resources in the COVID response. Survey results published in MeriTalk’s Juggling the Clouds: What Are Agencies Learning report 81% of Federal IT decision-makers say their agency uses multiple cloud platforms (private cloud — 77%, public cloud — 57%, and edge — 20%). Reasons listed include increased performance, reliability, compliance/security, and flexibility at reduced/predictable cost. Challenges they were anticipating pre-COVID included security, governance, interoperability, regulatory compliance, and budget overruns. Post-COVID adoptions facing federal agencies include the 80% of agency staff and contractors now working remote, as well as added security and compliance needs of telework, health care, and communications.
“The need for security and compliance for federal agency solutions has never been more important,” said Shannon Hulbert, Opus Interactive CEO. “We’ve spent over 24 years building resilient solutions in the commercial sector and are excited to partner with ScienceLogic to offer that to federal agencies.”
The joint Opus and ScienceLogic offering delivers real-time visibility and control across complex IT environments to provide reliability and high security by integrating the DISA approved ScienceLogic SL1 platform with FedRAMP Moderate Ready infrastructure housed inside of FISMA High-Rated facilities backed up in redundant geographies on separate energy grids.
“As the first end-to-end IT infrastructure monitoring company ever to conform to the rigorous security and interoperability standards of DoD UC APL, combined with our close partnership with Opus to meet the standards of FedRAMP, ScienceLogic is fully committed to securing agencies’ digital transformation journey,” said Dave Link, CEO of ScienceLogic. “Whether improving the digital experience or minimizing the costs and risks of adopting the cloud, cross-agency teams need real-time insight into mission critical services, and we are excited to fuel these initiatives.”
FedRAMP is a governmentwide program that provides a standardized approach to security assessment, authorization, and continuous monitoring for cloud products and services. Through this framework, FedRAMP enables efficiencies in cost and time by enabling rapid procurement of information systems and services, streamlining assessment, and ensuring consistent application of information security standards across government organizations.