DISA Adds VMware Hyper-Converged Infrastructure to vSphere STIG Framework; Bill Rowan Comments

Bill Rowan

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 19, 2017 — VMware‘s (NYSE: VMW) vSAN hyper-converged infrastructure technology is now covered in its vSphere offering to the Defense Department under the Defense Information Systems Agency‘s updated Security Technical Implementation Guide, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday.

The company said Thursday the STIG certification verifies the compliance of vSphere and vSAN with security requirements for deployment on DoD networks.

“Government and civilian IT teams alike are realizing the heightened efficiency, agility and security afforded by a software-defined data center underpinned by HCI,” said Bill Rowan, vice president of federal sales at VMware and an inductee into Executive Mosaic’s Wash100 for 2017.

“[HCI] makes data center modernization faster, easier and more cost-effective.”

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