Steampunk | February 14, 2023
Steampunk, an IT services and consulting company, has recently announced that it achieved the FedRAMP Technical Review and Analysis Support Services contract award.
It has been providing support to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) for the FedRAMP programs, with the tasks of cybersecurity, information assurance, and risk-based reviews for FedRAMP cloud service candidates of Joint Authorization Board's Provisional Authorization to Operate (JAB P-ATO) issue. It also undertakes independent cybersecurity risk assessments of cloud service for cloud service provider (CSP) candidates, collaborating with multiple discipline IT teams and resolving security or risk detection conflicts. With the support of FedRAMP, it has worked with the largest CSPs worldwide, like Azure, Amazon Web Services (AWS), and Google, along with the monitorization of more than 30 CSPs.
For the task order on the DHS EAGLE II contract, it started working with FedRAMP in August 2016. It continued coordination with the FedRAMP programs for more than five years, expecting to review additional offerings over the next three years for an increase in demand for FedRAMP programs. It is also expected to partner with the General Services Administration (GSA), the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), and the Department of Defense (DoD) of the United States government, securing cloud platforms for federal agencies.
Chief Growth Officer of Steampunk, Brad Cole said, "Steampunk's information security work at DHS has been part of the foundation of our company. We are thrilled to continue partnering with DHS to enable secure cloud modernization across the federal government and to bring our focus on service design to help drive improvements in the FedRAMP review process."
(Source – Cision PR Newswire)
Headquartered in McLean, Virginia, Steampunk, a federal contracting company, brings innovation to clients from the Homeland, Health, Federal Civilian, and DOD sectors. With its start-up culture and human-centered delivery approach, it is assisting federal agencies from design to development, enhancing their mission impacts and user experience. Being an employee-owned company, it invests in its employees to encourage and reward them for contributing to its growth. It offers services in IT solutions, modernization, disruption, machine learning, artificial intelligence, agile, design thinking, Human Centered Design (HCD), cybersecurity, data exploitation, cloud capabilities, cloud services, big data, digital platforms, development, security, and operations, government, and federal contractor services.
Accela | January 06, 2023
Accela, a provider of cloud solutions for government operations, has made it to the Government Technology magazine's annual ‘GovTech 100’ list for the 8th consecutive year. The list recognizes top government technology companies that enable state and local governments in the US enrich the lives of its residents. This recognition shows Accela’s commitment to being a leader in the public sector and help government agencies improve their operations to better serve their citizens.
Accela recently launched Managed Application Services solution to support agencies with staffing challenges, and a Rapid Damage Assessment Cloud Service to help communities impacted by natural disasters to respond and recover more quickly. Accela's innovative solutions, like Managed Application Services and Rapid Damage Assessment Cloud Service, help state and local governments provide better services to their citizens.
Accela’s accolades include Inc. 2022 Best in Business award for its software-as-a-solution expertise, 3rd consecutive Microsoft 2022 US Government Partner of the Year award showcase its leadership in supporting state and local government agencies.
Accela's cloud solutions help governments accelerate digital transformation, deliver vital services, and build stronger communities. Accela's government software solutions benefit 275 million people. The company offers agile, purpose-built solutions and a platform that shares data across departments and ensures world-class security.
Accela accelerates government digital transformation. Accela's government software helps agencies modernize and prepare for the future. The company has won three Microsoft US Partner Awards for its innovative SaaS solutions to combat COVID-19. Accela won Inc.'s "Best in Business" for SaaS and Fast Company's "World Changing Ideas Award" in 2022. Accela has global offices in San Ramon, California.
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Carahsoft | February 24, 2023
On February 23, 2023, Carahsoft Technology Corp. (Carahsoft), a government-related IT solutions provider, announced its support for Red Hat company in AWS Marketplace, providing easier access to enterprise open-source software in the public sector.
It would support Red Hat’s open hybrid cloud solution in AWS Marketplace, a digital catalog of software listings from independent software vendors who interact with the software running on AWS for the public sector. Its solutions designed for public sector customers would support application development, cloud computing, automation management technologies, professional services, certification, and training solutions of Red Hat. In addition, the listings would help AWS Marketplace customers with simplified software licensing, multiple procurement pricing options, and different deployment methods.
It would be an essential Government General Service Administration (GSA) Dealer and Distributor partner for Red Hat. It extends assistance for Red Hat’s AWS Marketplace distribution, opening the platform for United States government deployments. This collaboration on AWS Marketplace enables both to reach and fulfill customers’ needs for continuous growth quickly. Its customers, especially those from the Federal, State, Local and Education sector, would be benefited from supported public sector purchases through AWS Marketplace.
It is also an AWS Public Sector Partner, working with AWS-certifies resellers and managed service providers to offer a complete cloud-driven solution for migration, professional, and infrastructure services on AWS. In addition, its customers, who are working with AWS, can utilize existing AWS Enterprise Discount Program (EDP) funds for Red Hut’s products across any device.
“Carahsoft and our resellers continue to enable modernization in Government through the adoption of innovative enterprise open-source solutions,” said Natalie Gregory, Vice President of Red Hat Sales at Carahsoft. “We are proud to further support Red Hat in making its open-source IT capabilities more readily available to the Public Sector.”
(Source – Globe Newswire)
Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Carahsoft, an IT consulting and services company, has been providing services for the public sector since 2004. It combines technology with the government procurement process, assisting organizations from the public sector. As a GSA Schedule Contract holder, it acts a government partner for vendors, networking with consulting partners, system integrators, resellers, and IT manufacturers. It supports marketing, strategic solutions delivery and proactive sales of government IT. In addition, it provides various cloud-based services for secured modernization, cybersecurity, MultiCloud, DevSecOps, Big Data, artificial intelligence, and customer experience.