Project Hosts Makes Federal Cloud Adoption Easy

The cloud continues to be a valuable tool and a long-term investment across all industries. The Federal Government is no exception, as cloud adoption continues to increase across government agencies as well. A survey discovered that 1 in 5 federal government IT decision-makers is ready to provision cloud services and/or operate cloud environments. Within the…

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Cyber Security Hindsight is Always 20/20

People say that hindsight is 20/20. You always know the right thing to do after something happens. Security professionals are no exception. They tend to react to security breaches by explaining what they would have done to keep themselves out of that situation. However, security breaches are not specific to any organization. They can happen…

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FedRAMP Made Easy

Government agencies looking to deploy in the cloud, or those looking to provide cloud services to government agencies, must be FedRAMP compliant. The Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) is a government-wide program. It provides a standardized approach to security assessment, authorization, and continuous monitoring for cloud products and services. FedRAMP is mandatory at…

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FedRAMP Compliant Cloud Security

Is your Legacy SharePoint Environment FedRAMP Compliant?

By moving your on-premises SharePoint deployment into a FedRAMP compliant hosted environment, you improve scalability, reliability and lower the cost of operation. On-premises SharePoint deployments, unless monitored with the utmost scrutiny, can be filled with vulnerabilities and potential security risks. A single unpatched vulnerability from an outdated software package no longer supported by manufacturers or with an…

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Project Hosts Joins the Microsoft Ignite Tour in DC

Project Hosts’ Federal team will be exhibiting at Microsoft Ignite Tour in Washington D.C. February 4-5, 2019. Microsoft Ignite is an annual conference for developers and IT professionals. The government-wide Federal Risk and AuthorizationManagement Program (FedRAMP), is a regulated approach to security assessment,authorization, and continuous monitoring for cloud products and services. As a result, Federal…

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AWS vs Azure

Comparing Azure and AWS Clouds

The future of information technology is the cloud. Amazon and Microsoft are two companies that provide a cloud services. A cloud service provider (CSP) is a company that offers components of cloud computing to businesses and/or individuals. While Azure is eight years behind Amazon Web Services (AWS), it is of Microsoft – “arguably the most…

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Linux System Engineer

Data Center Optimization Initiative – Updated

In 2014, when the Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act (FITARA) was passed, the Federal Government was required to consolidate and optimize agencies’ data centers until October 1, 2018. After FITARA was passed, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) issued the Data Center Optimization Initiative (DCOI) which set priorities for data center closures and…

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