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FedRAMP High Cloud Architecture Platform

  • Challenge

    Customer’s business model is to sell their products such as SDWAN, 5G, and Unified communications to Federal and state agencies by offering the solution as an PaaS/SaaS with end-to-end managed services using public cloud infrastructure. This requires them to be compliant with FedRAMP standards and be listed in the FedRAMP marketplace. Customer was looking for a scalable solution that enables them to achieve FedRAMP High accreditation and accelerate the ATO process within a stringent timelines of less than 11 months.

  • Solution

    Hitachi Digital Services designed and implemented a compliance platform in the public cloud to support both PaaS & SaaS based model with all the security controls required for FedRAMP High compliance. The platform provides a highly scalable and resilient environment to host multiple products and applications across a multi-tenant architecture.

  • Outcome

    • Deployed a highly secured landing zone in AWS gov cloud aligning to SCCA architecture and DoD SRG in 11 months.
    • Complete platform deployed through Gitlab pipeline using TF automation scripts and Ansible playbooks.
    • All applications, tools and services hardened to meet NIST 800-53 r5, STIG and FIPS 140-2 standards.
    • Accelerated ATO process by taking a security-by-design approach & compliance automation through OSCAL and ServiceNow GRC.
    • 15+ industry leading tools hosted within the platform to provide a robust security and compliance management.
    • Created new processes and workflow automation through Okta, CyberArk and ServiceNow integration.
    • Implemented ZT architecture principles and a multi-level defense strategy using Mulesoft API gateway as a Policy Enforcement Point (PEP).

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