Rackspace Government Solutions (RGS) provides compliant hosting and managed services for government entities and the providers (Independent Software Vendors (ISVs), System Integrators (SIs), and IT-focused U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) supply chain vendors) supporting them at the Federal, State & Local, and Education levels. RGS provides value to the customer by meeting stringent government standards on their behalf, including: FISMA, FedRAMP, DFARS, and many others. Rackspace is the only provider of a FedRAMP JAB-authorized managed security service with flexibility to support organization- or agency-specific controls. This offering, backed by Rackspace Inheritable Security Controls (RISC), provides FedRAMP-as-a-Service from the hardened infrastructure up to the virtual operating system (OS), streamlining path to Authority to Operate (ATO).
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Rackspace Government Cloud (RGC)
Built on top of our FedRAMP moderate JAB authorized platform, Rackspace Inheritable Security Controls, or RISC, is a turnkey, collaborative approach to FedRAMP compliance and authorization for SIs and ISVs, offering three clear steps to affordable FedRAMP compliance. By leveraging the power of FedRAMP inheritance, which allows you to build on and leverage the security requirements we’ve already addressed and Rackspace’s existing ATO, you can add FedRAMP-authorized solutions to your portfolio in three easy steps.
Rackspace Government Solutions’ experienced team of engineers and security professionals manage the entire infrastructure up through the virtual operating system so that the application teams can focus their energies on maintaining peak performance for the application.
- Operating System Administration
- Continuous Monitoring
- Disaster Recovery
- Vulnerability Scanning
- Multi-factor Authentication
- Change and Conﬁguration Management
- Network and Operating System Patching
- Performance Monitoring in Real-Time
- FISMA/FedRAMP Security Documentation
- Tailor-made, Secure Cloud Module with the Ability to Support Agency-Speciﬁc Controls
- Zero-overlap Architecture Allowing for Faster Deployment and Auditing Times
- Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) Enablement
- FedRAMP compliant Datacenter
- Storage Administration
- Virtual Private Networks
From a government compliance perspective, one thing that makes Rackspace unique is that, via our FedRAMP Moderate authorization, we can support compliance with multiple other security frameworks, including FISMA, DoD SRG IL2, DFARS, NIST 800-171, ITAR, HIPAA, PCI and SOC Type 2.