FCC’s Selection Centered Around Cloud Platform’s FISMA Compliance and Ability to Securely Connect to Agency’s Dedicated Hardware
MIAMI, Nov 18, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Terremark Worldwide, Inc. (NASDAQ:TMRK), a leading global provider of managed IT infrastructure services, today announced that the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has selected Terremark’s Enterprise Cloud platform to support its strategy to leverage cloud computing, including the agency’s plan to host its web site in the cloud. Terremark’s highly secure Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) offering will support the FCC’s efforts to provide richer online services to citizens through a comprehensive overhaul that includes a complete and comprehensive redesign of FCC.gov and its online systems.
The Enterprise Cloud provides the FCC with on-demand access to reliable computing resources delivered from an IaaS platform that is certified and accredited to Federal Information Security Managements Act (FISMA) requirements. The unique ability of Terremark’s industry-leading cloud computing solution to directly and securely connect with dedicated servers housed in the FCC’s datacenter was another vital differentiator in the agency’s selection process.
The Enterprise Cloud, which is based on Terremark’s proven utility computing platform and delivered from top-tier, massively connected datacenters, provides the FCC with a dedicated pool of processing, storage and networking that allows the deployment of computing resources in real-time. The platform is supported by highly experienced, certified professionals who are exceedingly knowledgeable about government security requirements and employ various security measures, from a proprietary memory analytics and integrity validation system to managed intrusion detection and prevention, to secure the customer environments.
“The FCC’s selection of the Enterprise Cloud serves as further validation of the compelling value Terremark’s cloud computing solutions provide our federal customers,” said Bruce Hart, COO of Terremark Federal Group. “With various federal government agencies leveraging our ultra-secure and highly scalable cloud platform to meet their real-time IT infrastructure needs, Terremark continues to distinguish itself as the cloud computing leader in the federal market. Our proven ability to comply with the highest security standards while delivering leading-edge IaaS solutions designed to fulfill each customer’s specific requirements ideally positions our company to further benefit from the U.S. government’s increasing adoption of cloud computing.”
About Terremark Worldwide, Inc.
Terremark Worldwide (NASDAQ:TMRK) is a leading global provider of IT infrastructure services delivered on the industry’s most robust and advanced technology platform. Leveraging data centers in the United States, Europe and Latin America with access to massive and diverse network connectivity, Terremark delivers government and enterprise customers a comprehensive suite of managed solutions including managed hosting, colocation, disaster recovery, security, data storage and cloud computing services. Terremark’s Enterprise Cloud computing architecture delivers the agility, scale and economic benefits of cloud computing to mission-critical enterprise and Web 2.0 applications and its DigitalOps(R) service platform combines end-to-end systems management workflow with a comprehensive customer portal. More information about Terremark Worldwide can be found at www.terremark.com.
Statements contained in this press release may constitute “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Terremark’s actual results may differ materially from those set forth in the forward-looking statements due to a number of risks, including uncertainties inherent in government contracting, its ability to cross-sell across an acquired customer base, ability to increase revenue yields within facilities, ability to refinance existing debt, uncertainties and other factors, as discussed in Terremark’s filings with the SEC. These factors include, without limitation, Terremark’s ability to obtain funding for its business plans, uncertainty in the demand for Terremark’s services or products, Terremark’s ability to manage its growth, and the successful integration of operations of acquired companies. Terremark does not assume any obligation to update these forward-looking statements.
SOURCE: Terremark Worldwide, Inc.