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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!

Category: security  

Lawrence Pingree
Research Director
6+ years with Gartner
19 years industry experience

Lawrence Pingree is a Research Director in Gartner's Security Technology and Service provider group. His responsibilities include providing critical insights to both end users and technology providers. He closely tracks the information security markets, technologies, technology and adoption trends, and competitive market dynamics.… Read Full Bio

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