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SAP NS2 Announces Strategic Partnership with Virtustream

Partnership Leverages Virtustream's FedRAMP Compliance to Bring SAP HANA to the Federal Marketplace

ROCKVILLE, Md.—(BUSINESS WIRE)—SAP National Security Services®, (SAP NS2®), an independent, U.S. based subsidiary of SAP, announced a strategic partnership with Virtustream to support SAP NS2's goal of providing FedRAMP compliant services. The new partnership allows agencies to streamline the time to deployment of software solutions and to scale their SAP HANA landscapes with on-demand capacity, all while adhering to the necessary security controls and policies identified through the FedRAMP process.

"We are very excited to partner with SAP NS2 to bring SAP HANA® infrastructure to the federal market"

SAP HANA® is a powerful, state-of-the-art, in-memory computing platform allowing for high-speed, real-time data processing and analytics. Through the collaboration, SAP NS2 can better support agencies by enabling them to place their mission-critical applications, like SAP HANA, into a fully managed and secure cloud. As a result they will be able adopt innovative solutions faster and significantly reduce time to deployment on these solutions.

"Through our partnership with Virtustream we have unleashed the capabilities of SAP HANA in the Cloud enabling our Federal customers to innovate in a compliant and secure environment," said Carmen Krueger, Senior Vice President and General Manager for Cloud Operations at SAP NS2. "This offering combines our expertise in Cloud, Technology and Security to formulate something unique for our customers."

Virtustream, an enterprise-class cloud software and services provider, has gained FedRAMP P-ATO accreditation at the moderate level, allowing any agency to use the P-ATO to grant its own ATO.

"We are very excited to partner with SAP NS2 to bring SAP HANA® infrastructure to the federal market," said Jim Kaufold, EVP, Federal at Virtustream. "Federal agencies that want to migrate their critical infrastructure to the cloud for its increased efficiency and cost-effectiveness and can now do so, with the highest level security assurance."

About SAP National Security Services, Inc. (SAP NS2®) SAP NS2® is an independent, 100% U.S. subsidiary of the global enterprise software company SAP, offering a full suite of world-class enterprise applications, analytics, database, cyber security, cloud, and mobility software solutions, with specialized levels of security and services to meet the unique mission requirements of U.S. national security and critical infrastructure customers.

About SAP As market leader in enterprise application software, SAP (NYSE: SAP) helps companies of all sizes and industries run better. From back office to boardroom, warehouse to storefront, desktop to mobile device – SAP empowers people and organizations to work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively to stay ahead of the competition. SAP applications and services enable more than 263,000 customers to operate profitably, adapt continuously, and grow sustainably. For more information, visit

About Virtustream Virtustream is the enterprise-class cloud software and service provider trusted by enterprises worldwide to migrate and run their mission-critical applications in the cloud. For enterprises, service providers and government agencies, Virtustream's xStream™ cloud management platform (CMP) software and Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) meet the security, compliance, performance, efficiency and consumption-based billing requirements of complex production applications in the cloud — whether private, public or hybrid.


SAP National Security Services, Inc. (SAP NS2)
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