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Wednesday, October 10, 2010

GSA Awards Eleven US Federal IaaS Contracts

GSA Awards Eleven US Federal IaaS Contracts

According to Federal News Radio, GSA awarded eleven vendor spots in the first Federal cloud infrastructure-as-a-service award. The winners were:

* Apptis Inc. partnered with Amazon Web Services
* AT&T
* Autonomic Resources partnered with Carpathia, Enomaly and Dell
* CGI Federal
* Computer Literacy World partnered with Electrosoft, XO Communications and Secure Networks
* Computer Technology Consultants partnered with Softlayer, Inc.
* Eyak Tech LLC
* General Dynamics Information Technology partnered with Carpathia
* Insight Public Sector partnered with Microsoft
* Savvis Federal Systems
* Verizon Federal Inc.

Under the BPA, each of the vendors will have to go through the certification and accreditation (C&A) process at the moderate level under the Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA). GSA will run the C&A process through the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP)

After they complete FedRAMP certification, all of these offerings will be available on the Apps.gov website.

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