Enterprise organizations in Financial Services, Energy, Manufacturing, Information Technology, Healthcare, Insurance, and other critical infrastructure industries that are required to meet rigorous security and compliance standards can leverage Project Hosts’ HITRUST certified cloud platform.
In addition to enterprise compliance services we also have a long history of providing hosting and managed services for Microsoft Applications. We have the knowledge, expertise, and person-to-person support services to build a customized compliant cloud for your organization.
Top IT trends for commercial organizations point to accelerated cloud adoption. The key drivers behind the shift from on-premises solutions to the cloud are: improved IT economics, security and compliance, greater flexibility in IT resource allocation, and IT playing a more direct role in realizing business goals and return on investment. The Microsoft Azure cloud, coupled with Project Hosts’ Azure managed services and security & compliance services help organizations realize their cloud goals.
Our Azure Performance Management services include 24/7 performance monitoring and alerts, provisioning servers or scaling to larger or smaller servers, weekly virtual image backup and restore, weekly, daily, hourly database backup and restore, managing and testing DR restores in secondary Azure data center, OS systems administration for Windows and Centos Linux, Database administration for MS SQL and MySQL, 24/7 technical support, Performance optimization recommendations
Azure Security Management
Project Hosts’ Azure Security Management services include implementing and managing: ISO 27001 Security ControlsAzure subnets with their NSG “firewall” access controls, An Active Directory Domain to manage servers and group policy, Web Application Proxy (WAP) servers as the controlled front door to the Deployment, McAfee Host Intrusion Prevention System (HIPS) on every server, and EndPoint Protection centrally managed by ePolicy Orchestrator, Remote Desktop Gateway servers for secure remote administration, Logging configuration, collection, alerting, and review, OS, DB and application software patching, Project Hosts’ Centralized inventory tracking and alerting system (Admin Center), Incident response system with periodic tests
Access & Application Management
Project Hosts’ Azure Access Management services include implementing and managing: Single sign-on (SSO) from other authentication systems, Quarterly web app vulnerability scanning – Monthly cloning of servers in the deployment for scanning (where scanning production servers would cause disruption), Coordination with customer to patch web applications or modify configurations, 24/7 support of applications on Project Hosts’ approved application list, Project Hosts’ user authorization and administration tool (PH Portal)
Customized Compliance Documentation and Assessment Management
With two decades of expertise in securing Microsoft cloud solutions, the Project Hosts security team understands the exact control responses, technical implementations, and evidence that are required to demonstrate full SaaS compliance of ISO 27001, GDPR PCI, HIPAA, HITRUST, FedRAMP, and DoD IL5 standards for an environment built on Microsoft Azure IaaS. In some cases, Project Hosts may also implement additional controls required by enterprise customers to address their unique security and privacy needs.