Salesforce, the global leader in CRM, announced Government Cloud Plus that is a dedicated instance of the industry-leading multi-tenant cloud infrastructure of Salesforce specifically isolated for United States federal, state, and local government customers, federally funded research and development centers, and U.S. government contractors.
Government Cloud Plus has attained a FedRAMP Provisional Authority to Operate (P-ATO) at the High-Security Impact Level to give a compliant and secure environment for customers so they can effortlessly deploy the industry-leading Customer 360 CRM platform and industry solutions of Salesforce.
Dave Rey, President, Global Public Sector at Salesforce, said the public sector in these unprecedented times is being tested to deliver and accelerate innovation on behalf of their constituents. Rey also remarked Government Cloud Plus will empower governments to respond and get ahead of demand by providing modern, compliant and secure experiences for their customers while scaling their mission impact, accelerating digital transformation, and rapidly responding to the ever-evolving regulatory environment we operate in.
Teresa Carlson, Vice President, Worldwide Public Sector, Amazon Web Services, said AWS and Salesforce are committed to offering best-in-class solutions that help government agencies deliver value for the communities they serve. Carlson further added that COVID-19 has accelerated the pace of IT modernization across the public sector, and Salesforce Government Cloud Plus helps deliver additional security and compliance controls in support of critical public sector missions.
Powered on AWS GovCloud (US), Government Cloud Plus enables enhanced compliance and security protocols that allow customers to use the world’s most successful CRM for the most sensitive, unclassified data. Customers using Government Cloud Plus will benefit from the continuous monitoring services that are offered by the FedRAMP Joint Authorization Board (JAB) for detecting alterations to the system’s security posture to facilitate risk-based decisions.