FISMA Hosting Leader Layered Tech Named Microsoft’s 2013 U.S. Federal Government Dynamics Partner of the Year

Layered Tech-Microsoft Partnership Provides Federal Agencies a Secure Path to the Cloud

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Plano, TX (PRWEB) April 11, 2013

Layered Tech, a global provider of secure and compliant managed hosting and cloud services, has been named Microsoft’s U.S. Federal Government Dynamics Partner of the Year for 2013. The award honors Layered Tech’s use of Microsoft technology in support of federal agency mandates to move line-of-business solutions to the cloud.

Layered Tech and Microsoft recently teamed to launch a Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA)-compliant business solutions cloud leveraging the versatile Microsoft Dynamics application platform. Hosted by Layered Tech in top-tier data centers, the Microsoft Dynamics Government Cloud supports a range of federal agency business needs including case management, workforce management, call center service management, constituent correspondence and outreach, and more. Agencies using this highly secure offering from Layered Tech and Microsoft can run their IT workloads in either a FISMA-compliant, single-tenant private cloud, or a FISMA-compliant, federal-only community cloud.

"Federal agencies can feel confident in a cloud delivery model that meets federal government mandates such as FISMA and the 'cloud-first' policy," said Amir Capriles, General Manager of Microsoft Dynamics U.S. Public Sector. "We are thrilled to recognize Layered Tech as a Partner of the Year for its leading innovation and unwavering commitment in serving the federal market."

"Layered Tech is honored to be chosen as Microsoft's 2013 Dynamics Federal Partner of the Year,” said Brad Hokamp, Layered Tech president. “We are pleased to provide FISMA-compliant cloud offerings to the Microsoft partner community. As the federal government continues to expand its cloud initiatives and be focused on security, the Microsoft Dynamics for Government Cloud hosted by Layered Tech is a joint offering that meets the demands of the public sector."

Layered Tech has a long history of providing hosting solutions that meet the unique security and functionality requirements of federal customers. More than half of the cabinet-level U.S. federal agencies use Layered Tech’s FISMA-compliant hosting and cloud services, including some of the most security-sensitive agencies such as the Departments of Justice, Energy, and Treasury. To help advance the development and adoption of government-oriented cloud applications, Layered Tech runs a Public Sector Incubation Center for software vendors and system integrators leveraging the Microsoft Dynamics platform.

About Layered Tech

Layered Technologies (Layered Tech), a leading global provider of compliant and secure cloud and hosting services, offers PCI-, HIPAA- and FISMA-compliant hosting solutions, managed dedicated hosting and cloud computing services, including Compliance Guaranteed, which ensures that all Layered Tech compliance services are guaranteed to pass 100 percent of every IT audit or assessment. By providing high-quality technology, infrastructure and support, Layered Tech enables clients to eliminate capital expenses and save on operating costs so they can focus on core initiatives. Layered Tech’s scalable infrastructure powers millions of sites and Internet-enabled applications, including e-commerce and SaaS solutions. Clients include federal, state and local government agencies; large enterprises with advanced data security, compliance and uptime requirements; and leading-edge Web 2.0 startups. For more information, visit http://www.layeredtech.com.

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