HelpNetSecurity.com reported that government “agencies are in their cloud adoption journey, …using FedRAMP (Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program) solutions in their cloud environments.” The January 8, 2021 article entitled “Confidence in FedRAMP driving cloud deployments” included these key findings:
91% of federal agency respondents and 93% of state and local respondents said they have all, most, or some systems and solutions in the cloud.
45% of federal and 52% of state and local respondents said their agency currently stores citizen and mission data in the cloud.
95% of federal and 97% of state and local respondents recognized benefits, beyond adhering to mandates, from moving to a FedRAMP-authorized solution, including long-term cost savings and acceleration to broader cloud adoption.
Sounds like great news!