Posted On: Dec 6, 2022

Amazon FSx, a fully managed service that makes it easy to launch and run feature-rich and highly-performant file systems, is now authorized for Department of Defense Cloud Computing Security Requirements Guide Impact Levels 4 and 5 (DoD SRG IL4 and IL5) in the AWS GovCloud (US) Regions. Today’s launch builds on Amazon FSx’s existing DoD SRG IL2 authorization in AWS US Regions, FedRAMP Moderate authorization in US East (N. Virginia), US East (Ohio), US West (N. California), and US West (Oregon), and FedRAMP High authorization in AWS GovCloud (US) Regions.

Amazon FSx provides four file systems to choose from: NetApp ONTAP, OpenZFS, Windows File Server, and Lustre. The Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) is an agency of the US Department of Defense (DoD) that is responsible for developing and maintaining the DoD Cloud Computing Security Requirements Guide (DoD SRG). The Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) is a US government-wide program that delivers a standard approach to the security assessment, authorization, and continuous monitoring for cloud products and services.

To learn more about Amazon FSx, visit our product page. Additional information and resources regarding AWS compliance is available on our Services in Scope page