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VMware Furthers Commitment to Public Sector, Achieves Expanded FedRAMP High Authorization

UPDATED July 28, 2022

The following announcement has been updated. The release of VMware Carbon Black Cloud on AWS GovCloud (US) is delayed; the offering is now expected to be available in August 2022.

VMware is thrilled to announce another milestone on our mission to help government agencies transform their IT infrastructure. Today, VMware Government Services, which includes VMware Carbon Black Cloud and VMware SD-WAN on AWS GovCloud (US) achieved Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) High Authorization through the Joint Authorization Board (JAB). These cloud services are designed to empower US government agencies and customers supporting the US government to migrate, manage, and operate sensitive workloads in the cloud. VMware Government Services is now available on the FedRAMP Marketplace.

“Achieving expanded FedRAMP authorizations enables us to meet our customers wherever they are on their digital transformation journeys to help them innovate faster and create resiliency while adhering to the highest security and compliance standards. These additional accreditations further our commitment to our public sector customers to help them better serve and meet mission demands,” said Jennifer Chronis, vice president, public sector, VMware.

A Closer Look at the VMware Government Services

Visit the links below to learn more about VMware’s FedRAMP Authorized offerings at the High Impact Level and how agencies are leveraging them to accelerate digital transformation initiatives.

  • Powered by VMware Contexa, VMware Carbon Black Cloud delivers authoritative intelligence that enables federal customers to correlate threats across their environments. This designation solidifies VMware Carbon Black Cloud’s position as a trusted security platform helping the US government protect its most critical assets. 
  • VMware SD-WAN is the only SD-WAN solution today to receive FedRAMP High Authorization that complements government agencies’ cloud-smart adoption with assured performance for mission-critical applications in the cloud. Agencies can leverage VMware SD-WAN as a critical component of a multi-layered security strategy to help accelerate their journey towards a zero-trust architecture. 
  • VMware Cloud on AWS GovCloud (US) supports critical public sector use cases including data center extension, cloud migration, virtual desktops, disaster recovery, and application modernization. 

We’re looking forward to seeing these offerings lead to real impact for government agencies, and this is just the beginning. VMware is committed to achieving FedRAMP authorization for additional services to accelerate innovation and multi-cloud adoption on VMware’s trusted digital foundation for mission success.

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