Akira Technologies Announces Availability of Jive hosted in the FedRAMP certified IaaS (Infrastructure-as-a-Service) cloud environment
Providing a more secure environment for our public sector clients
Washington, DC – May 20, 2014 — Jive hosted in the FedRAMP IaaS (Infrastructure-as-a-Service) cloud environment — Today, Akira Technologies announced immediate availability of Jive hosted in the FedRAMP IaaS (Infrastructure-as-a-Service) cloud environment, enabling Federal agencies to implement enterprise collaboration platforms.
“This announcement gives our federal clients the ability to implement an enterprise-class social collaboration platform on top of a FedRAMP certified infrastructure, allowing clients to benefit from the tools available on the Jive platform while meeting IT security requirements those agencies have.” said Srinivas Chennamaraja, CEO and Founder at Akira Technologies.
Jive hosted in the FedRAMP IaaS (Infrastructure-as-a-Service) cloud environment is an implementation driven by customer feedback and is part of Akira Technologies’ commitment to deliver the most powerful collaborative capabilities in increasingly secure platforms for our public sector clients. Jive hosted in the FedRAMP IaaS (Infrastructure-as-a-Service) cloud environment is available to all Federal agencies under Akira’s existing 8A and HubZone contract certifications.
Akira has implemented this Jive instance within the AWS (Amazon Web Services) GovCloud FedRAMP IaaS infrastructure. AWS GovCloud (US) is an isolated AWS Region designed to allow US government agencies and customers to move sensitive workloads into the cloud by addressing their specific regulatory and compliance requirements. The AWS GovCloud (US) framework adheres to U.S. International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) regulations as well as the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMPSM) requirements.
FedRAMP is a U.S. government-wide program that provides a standardized approach to federal information system security assessment, authorization, and continuous monitoring for cloud products and services. AWS GovCloud (US) has received an Agency Authorization to Operate (ATO) from the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) utilizing a FedRAMP accredited Third Party Assessment Organization (3PAO) for the following services: EC2, S3, EBS, VPC, and IAM.
Jive Social Business Software combines collaboration, community and social features, gives enterprise users one place to stay informed and find the content, people, and expertise they need to get work done.
About Akira Technologies
Founded in 2003, Akira Technologies is a partner of both Jive (www.jivesoftware.com) and of Amazon Web Services Government Cloud (aws.amazon.com/govcloud-us/). The company offers a wide range of information technology products and services to the federal marketplace. Akira is both 8A and HubZone certified contractor. Additional information about their contract vehicles is available at the following URLs:
8(a) and SDB Certifications
Akira Technologies had been Granted HUBZone Status
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Director, Enterprise Collaboration Practice
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