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Overview

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).

For more information, visit www.rackspace.com/fedramp.

Products

  • 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
    • Backups
    • Vulnerability Scanning
    • Multi-factor Authentication
    • Change and Configuration Management
    • Network and Operating System Patching
    • Performance Monitoring in Real-Time
    • Antivirus
    • 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

Special Offers

Contracts

Federal

GSA Schedule 70

GS-35F-0119Y
Dec 20, 2011- Dec 19, 2021

ITES-SW

W52P1J-15-D-0008
Mar 03, 2015- Aug 10, 2020
*Additional Option Years Available

State and Local

State of Missouri Cloud Solutions Contract- NASPO

CT170457009
Apr 21, 2018- Sep 10, 2026

Education

Massachusetts Higher Education Consortium (MHEC)

MC15-04
Aug 10, 2019- Jun 30, 2022

Events

Upcoming Events

November 10, 2020 at 8:30 AM ET

Archived Events

Resources

Featured

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 enables ISVs and SIs to achieve FedRAMP ATO in a fraction of the time it takes to go it alone, and with cost savings up to 70 percent.

AWS, Rackspace, Telos and SecureIT are aiming to drastically reduce those barriers, however, thanks to innovative new programs, including our recent webinar, “Getting to FedRAMP Ready: What You Need to Know."

Rackspace Inheritable Security Controls (RISC), powered by Xacta®, is a turnkey, collaborative approach to Fed RAMP compliance and authorization for systems integrators (Sis) and independent software vendors (ISVs), offering three clear steps to affordable FedRAMP compliance.

Access this Forrester Total Economic Impact study commissioned by VMware in August of 2019 to learn more about the cost benefits enabled by VMware Cloud on AWS.

View the options available to meet different use cases regarding the VMware Cloud on AWS Pilot to Production offering supported by VMware, AWS, Rackspace, and Carahsoft.

Rackspace Inheritable SEcurity Controls (RISC) enable cloud compliance for state agency licensing, inspection and enforcement software, while cutting costs by $5M.

Rackspace managed cloud security and compliance solution helps address HIPAA requirements, while saving up to $2.5M in operating costs and lowering TCO.

This firm saved millions and lowered TCO while nimbly transitioning into delivering compliant workloads to customers with help from Rackspace.

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Solutions Brief
Rackspace Inheritable Security Controls (RISC), powered by Xacta®, reduces the costs and significantly shortens the time required to achieve Authorization to Operate (ATO) for independent software vendors (ISVs) and systems integrators (SIs) selling software-as-a-service to the federal government.