Smartsheet Achieves Department of Defense Impact Level 4 Provisional Authorization
BELLEVUE, Wash., September 29, 2020 -- Smartsheet (NYSE: SMAR), the enterprise platform for dynamic work, today announced that Smartsheet Gov has been granted Provisional Authorization (PA) by the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) at Impact Level (IL) 4.
The DISA Cloud Provisional Authorization (PA) process allows the Department of Defense (DoD) to authorize cloud service offerings that meet certain security requirements mandated by the level of the information the offering will support. Smartsheet Gov’s DISA IL-4 authorization verifies the platform has demonstrated compliance with the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) and meets the US DoD’s strict security requirements.
“Leveraging cloud technologies more extensively is a key initiative for the Department of Defense. Legacy technologies not only come with security risks and rising costs, but can impede the mission-critical work of defending our country,” said Mark Mader, CEO of Smartsheet. “This authorization meets the demand we’re seeing for Smartsheet from DoD agencies and workers, and gives them the ability to modernize workflows, improve transparency, and collaborate with increased effectiveness while knowing the information they share is secure and protected."
Smartsheet Gov is a secure and reliable platform, made specifically for government agencies, that leverages Amazon Web Services (AWS) GovCloud (US) and is FedRAMP authorized. Several federal agencies including the Library of Congress, National Institutes of Health, National Parks Service, and the US Department of Veterans Affairs use the platform to manage processes, programs, and projects and collaborate on important work that fulfills their organizational mission.
“Smartsheet’s DISA IL-4 authorization demonstrates the company’s continued commitment to accelerating the federal government’s use of cloud technology to drive digital transformation, and we congratulate them on obtaining this authorization,” said Sandy Carter, Vice President, Public Sector Partners & Programs at AWS. “The Department of Defense requires solutions that meet a rigorous level of security and regulation in order to perform its mission-critical work, and Smartsheet Gov provides the tools that allows these agencies to accomplish their goal.”
AWS GovCloud (US) helps address the specific compliance and regulatory needs of US government agencies at the federal, state, and local levels, as well as US commercial organizations in aerospace, defense manufacturing, law enforcement, healthcare, financial services, energy, and other heavily regulated industries. Designed to host sensitive data and regulated workloads in the cloud, AWS GovCloud (US) Regions are AWS regions operated by employees who are US citizens on US soil.
“Smartsheet Gov is a powerful productivity and collaboration platform that has enabled us to rapidly engage and share critical information related to our ATO projects with our DoD collaborators,” said Martin Rieger, Chief Solutions Officer at stackArmor. “Smartsheet’s DISA IL-4 requirements will allow federal agencies who require DoD IL-4 ATO requirements leverage Smartsheet’s platform to track, manage, and execute on projects, and will continue to aid us in streamlining and accelerating our ATO project discovery, design and management activities.”
“Smartsheet’s FedRAMP AND DISA authorizations provide federal agencies with a secure platform that connects essential systems and removes silos around critical data that enables leaders to make mission-critical decisions,” said General Peter Chiarelli (USA, Retired) and board chair of Smartsheet’s Federal Advisory Board. “Smartsheet’s investment in meeting government software security requirements -- ensuring federal agencies have a secure solution they need to drive actionable results -- demonstrates Smartsheet’s clear commitment in assisting the federal sector digitally transform.”
Federal agencies can learn more about Smartsheet Gov at smartsheet.com/government.
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