Authority to Operate on AWS
Accelerate your customers' security and compliance authorizations
What is the Authority to Operate (ATO) on AWS Program?
Architecting, configuring, deploying, and integrating all of the necessary tools and controls to meet customer security and compliance requirements can be difficult to navigate and manage. ATO on AWS enables you to meet your customers' authorization needs.
We support businesses globally that need to meet security, privacy, and compliance requirements for healthcare, privacy, national security, and financial sectors. This includes workloads for government organizations such as FedRAMP, FISMA, the RMF, and CMMC in the U.S., GDPR for EU/UK-based workloads and other regions, Government of Canada Protected B, Information Security Registered Assessors Program (IRAP) in Australia, the ISO 27000-series international standards, and more.
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ATO on AWS Partner Benefits
Direct engagement with AWS teams
Engage in one-on-one sessions with AWS Security Strategists and Solution Architects to receive guidance from planning to authorization stage.
Leverage trainings, pre-built templates, and repeatable tools to simplify and accelerate your development time.
Gain go-to-market support
Stay one step ahead with latest AWS compliance and security offerings by participating in co-funded events, workshops, and webinars.
Also, receive opportunity to create co-branded case studies with AWS.
Follow these steps to join the ATO on AWS Program.
Step 1: Join the APN
If you have not already registered your company with the AWS Partner Network (APN), join at no cost by creating your AWS Partner Central Account.
Step 2: Meet Program CriteriaIdentify the business area you need support with. To become eligible for the ATO on AWS Program, you must be an AWS Public Sector Partner. The AWS Public Sector Program enables AWS Partners to accelerate their business growth on AWS through alignment with public sector sales, marketing, and bid teams.AWS Public Sector Partners must meet the requirements listed in the ATO on AWS Program checklist available in your Partner Central account.
Step 3: ApplyOnce you have met the program criteria, submit your application to participate in the program. The ATO on AWS team will review your application and if all criteria is met, they will schedule a dedicated session with you to understand your compliance needs.
Step 4: Engage with AWS TeamsUpon acceptance into the program, you will be assigned a Security Partner strategist to seek guidance on your specific business needs. Leverage the go-to-market opportunities to increase visibility and drive engagement with your customers.
Success with the ATO on AWS Program
Anitian helped Smartsheet achieve its FedRAMP ATO in record time, which significantly expanded its government business, and enabled pursuing additional opportunities with the DoD.
DuploCloud ran a successful proof-of-concept to migrate to AWS and their processes were automated end-to-end, improving backup time from days to 15 minutes.
ClearDATA helped Synzi determine the best way to use AWS services to keep its telehealth platform compliance and keep its sensitive data secure.
Kratos delivered repeatable services to Smartsheet resulting in ~40% timeline reduction for FedRAMP documentation creation and accelerated ATOs by supplying the entire FedRAMP documentation package within 5 weeks.
Cloudticity uses AWS to scale its application platform and reduced deployment time from weeks to mintues. It helped customers easily and securely implement their own resources, and provide agility and scalability.