The Department of Defense (DoD) Chief Information Officer (CIO) is committed to accelerating the adoption of cloud computing within the Department and to providing a secure, resilient Enterprise Cloud Environment through an alignment with Department-wide Information Technology (IT) efficiency initiatives, federal data center consolidation and cloud computing efforts.
As directed by the DoD CIO Designation of the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) as a key support function and enablement function of DoD Enterprise Cloud Services, DISA will support customers with cloud service requirements that will leverage commercial service provider’s infrastructures and provide cloud service guidance and some enterprise service offerings to the Department.
The DISA Cloud Service Support strives to:
- Extend commercial cloud services to DoD Agencies/COCOMs/Services, while ensuring mission assurance and information interoperability is maintained
- Draft, Publish, and Maintain guidance documentation to include the DoD Cloud Computing Security Requirements Guide
- Evaluate evidence from Cloud Service Providers for compliance to DoD Cloud Guidelines and issue DoD Provisional Authorizations (PAs) depending on results of compliance evaluations
- Participate in collaboration and information sharing with Components and Cloud Service Providers on cyberspace defense related matters
Discover how commercial cloud services can meet your needs for a flexible, scalable, and efficient cloud solution. If you are a DoD Component interested in acquiring a cloud service hosted either internally (DoD) or externally (commercial), review the DoD Cloud Service Catalog.