Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Lockheed Martin Announces Private "BlackCloud" for Government Agencies

Lockheed Martin introduced "BlackCloud", a secure turnkey private cloud solution for government agencies.
BlackCloud integrates Lockheed Martin's architecture with solutions from Cyber Security Alliance partners Cisco, NetApp, and VMware to offer secure multi-tenancy in the data center. The company said the mission of BlackCloud is to ensure end-to-end segmentation of a cloud computing environment while offering the economies of scale customers seek to reduce infrastructure costs.

The BlackCloud architecture offers built-in security features that provide self-provisioning, compliance, and management of the cloud environment, providing tenants with secure end-to-end segmentation of customer computing environments from virtualization to server to network and storage environments. It is also uniquely adaptable to Software as a Service (SaaS) and Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) environments, where desktops and virtualized servers are utilized.

"Lockheed Martin believes that through partnering and innovation, we can address both security and compliance concerns while delivering a range of secure cloud solutions to meet our customers' mission requirements," said Curt Aubley, Vice President, NexGen Cyber & Technology Centers, Lockheed Martin Information Systems & Global Solutions. "BlackCloud provides a unique combination of scalability, advanced automation, and multi-tenant security."http://www.lockheedmartin.com http://www.lockheedmartin.com/isgs/capabilities/cybersecurity.html

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