Lawrence Pingree

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Lawrence Pingree
Research Director
2 years with Gartner
16 years IT industry

Lawrence Pingree's responsibilities include coverage of security technologies and the cloud security space. His main focus is on conducting research targeted at the security aspects of products in the data center… Read Full Bio

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Official FedRamp Launch

by Lawrence Pingree  |  June 7, 2012  |  1 Comment

Today I received an official announcement that the FedRAMP officially launched today:

Email states:

“As of 9am on Wednesday, June 6th, 2012, the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) Program Management Office (PMO) achieved Initial Operating Capability. As a part of IOC, the FedRAMP PMO is now accepting applications for provisional authorization of cloud systems. The application is currently housed on and can be accessed via the following URL:

So now all those cloud providers can chop chop their way into the federal government GSA Schedule. Happy Selling!

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