Submitted by virtustreamadmin on Tue, 10/29/2013 - 16:53
WASHINGTON - Wednesday, October 30, 2013 - Virtustream, a leading enterprise class cloud software and Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) provider, today announced that it is working with prime contractor Unisys to migrate the U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) Financial and Business Management System (FBMS) to the cloud. Unisys was recently awarded the first task order under the DOI Foundation Cloud Hosting Services (FCHS) indefinite delivery-indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contracts. As a subcontractor to Unisys, Virtustream will host FBMS, on its high-performance, federal enterprise class IaaS cloud.
"Virtustream offers excellent cloud capabilities, including very strong security and an attractive consumption-based pricing model,” said Ted Davies, president, Unisys Federal Systems. “Based on Virtustream’s strong commercial experience, we are confident that our solution will meet the needs of the DOI for this mission-critical program.”
With multiple locations and a complex IT environment, DOI needed to move to a highly efficient virtual environment hosted in the cloud. Virtustream’s enterprise class IaaS cloud, powered by its xStream cloud management software and micro-VM (µVM™) technology, provides the necessary capabilities to meet the DOI’s business, security and reliability requirements. Virtustream is SAP-certified in both cloud and hosting services and has extensive experience in migrating enterprise mission-critical applications to the cloud. Virtustream also possesses a Virginia-based data center that is FISMA-certified, which is essential for federal compliance requirements.
“Given our past SAP cloud migrations of similar size and scope, our team is prepared and excited to move forward on this DOI project,” said Rodney Rogers, chairman and chief executive officer at Virtustream. “We are working with Unisys to provide a high-performance, secure cloud environment for the DOI’s business-critical applications.”
Virtustream is a leading cloud innovator offering enterprise class cloud solutions to enterprises, governments and service providers. Virtustream enables businesses to move complex production applications to the cloud – whether private, public or hybrid – while delivering the full economic and business benefits of the cloud. Virtustream offers xStream™, cloud management software for private/public/hybrid clouds and also offers the Virtustream Cloud which provides secure, high availability, Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) to enterprises. Both xStream and the Virtustream Cloud deliver secure, cloud efficiency with performance SLAs for mission critical applications (SAP, Oracle, Microsoft and thousands more). Virtustream’s solutions are backed by professional services to design, migrate to, and manage clouds.
Virtustream offers these enterprise class cloud solutions worldwide; owns data centers in the U.S. and EMEA, and has offices in Washington DC, San Francisco, Atlanta, London, and Dubai.