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Company achieves FedRAMP certification from Defense Information Systems Agency
REDWOOD CITY, Calif. – May 05, 2016 — /BackupReview.info/ — Box, Inc. (NYSE:BOX), a leading enterprise content management platform, today announced Box for Government, an initiative that enables government organizations to become more efficient, productive, and collaborate more easily between teams and across agencies; improving responsiveness to citizens and key stakeholders. This tailored solution leverages the Box platform and its ecosystem of partners to modernize business processes and accelerate government digitization efforts. The company also announced today that it has received Federal Risk and Authorization Management program (FedRAMP) Provisional Authority to Operate from the Defense Information Systems Agency.
“Box for Government will make it easier than ever for government organizations to deploy Box at scale, become more agile, and drive their digital transformation strategies forward,” said Aaron Levie, co-founder and CEO at Box. “We are heavily focused on bringing the highest level of security and compliance to our customers across all industries. With FedRAMP, we’re now ensuring that the government can get the level of security, protection, and control of data they need to accelerate their move to the cloud and deliver critical government services more efficiently.”
Box is used across some of the largest U.S. federal, state and local agencies, including the U.S. Department of Energy, U.S. Department of Justice, United Nations, U.S. Department of Commerce, and the States of California, Washington and New York, to improve information sharing and mission coordination, while ensuring the privacy and security of sensitive data. Box also works with the UK Government Digital Service (GDS), the digital arm of the British government.
Box for Government will offer tailored solutions to help government organizations:
Product Capabilities and Compliance
“It is encouraging to see cloud service providers like Box adopting the FedRAMP standard to ensure security of government data, and compliance with Federal security requirements,” said Phaedra Chrousos, the Associate Administrator for Office of Citizen Services and Innovative Technologies at the GSA. “A cloud service provider’s compliance with FedRAMP allows agencies to manage sensitive information in the cloud, allowing them to reduce costs and improve mission outcomes.”
Government Focused Partner Ecosystem
For more information on today’s announcement, please visit the Box blog.
To learn more about Box for Government, please visit www.box.com/industries/government
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