Anitian Completes FedRAMP Deployment for SaaS Company Smartsheet Using New Sherlock Compliance Automation Platform in AWS GovCloud (US) Region in Under 60 Days

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Anitian, an Amazon Web Services Partner Network Advanced Consulting Partner, completed a FedRAMP deployment for SaaS company Smartsheet using Anitian's new Sherlock Compliance Automation platform in AWS GovCloud (US) Region in under 60 days!

Sherlock Compliance Automation

Sherlock is revolutionizing compliance. It eliminates all complexity and frustration of building and maintaining a compliant environment. In a few hours, Sherlock can have an entire audit-ready environment up and running on AWS.

Anitian, a security intelligence and automation firm, announced today that the company has completed a FedRAMP deployment for Smartsheet in under 60 days. Anitian’s new technology, Sherlock Compliance Automation, is a cloud automation solution that dramatically accelerates compliance in the cloud. Sherlock builds “audit-ready” environments that have all the required controls and compliance configurations in hours.

Until now, if a company wanted to achieve FedRAMP compliance, it had to build and configure a compliant environment with hundreds of security requirements. This process took an average of 12 to 24 months to complete with a price tag in the millions. With Sherlock Compliance Automation, the Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) company Smartsheet was FedRAMP ready and began their audit in under 60 days (and at a fraction of the cost, too.)

“Security and compliance acceleration are critical to our customers’ businesses,” said David Levy, Vice President, US Government, Amazon Web Services, Inc. “We’re pleased Anitian is helping our customers quickly and efficiently meet security requirements and take advantage of the scale and innovation AWS offers.”

Anitian, an Advanced Consulting Partner in the AWS Partner Network (APN), completed this record-setting engagement as part of the AWS Security Automation and Orchestration (SAO) project. The ambitious SAO project has set the goal of automating more than a dozen common compliance frameworks for clients on AWS.

“We’re very pleased with the speed and efficiency of the SAO compliance automation deployment and Anitian’s expertise to help us deploy our FedRAMP environment in AWS GovCloud (US),” said Ignacio Martinez, VP of Security, Risk & Compliance at Smartsheet. “We’re looking forward to the opportunity to expand our FedRAMP-required customer base after this process is complete.”

Anitian had previously delivered an automated compliance environment for the PCI-DSS standard, allowing payment card clients to reach audit-readiness in under 30 days. Sherlock Compliance Automation will add FedRAMP to the growing number of compliance architectures that the firm is able to create exclusively through code and automation on AWS.

“Sherlock is revolutionizing compliance,” said Anitian CEO Andrew Plato. “It eliminates all complexity and frustration of building and maintaining a compliant environment. In a few hours, Sherlock can have an entire audit-ready environment up and running on AWS.”

Anitian will be demonstrating the technology behind Sherlock at the 2018 AWS re:Invent 2018 in Las Vegas, Nov 26-30.

About Anitian:
At Anitian, we believe security is essential for innovation, growth, and prosperity. Security is an enabling force for good. To achieve our vision, we are on a mission to provide actionable security intelligence to keep our customers ahead of the threat. We fulfill that mission with a suite of cybersecurity products and services. We also believe in the time-honored principles of the Scientific Method. Rational methods of analysis permeate everything we do. We serve thousands of companies and leaders on all matters of security, governance and risk management. Our reference accounts include some of the most recognized name brands in the world. The world is not such a dangerous place when you have actionable security intelligence that puts you ahead of the threat. More information is available at SherlockCloud.io and Anitian.com.

About Smartsheet:
Smartsheet is the best way to plan, capture, track, automate, and report on work at scale, enabling teams to move from idea to impact – fast. Smartsheet is a work execution platform that allows you to plan, capture, track, automate, and report on work. Smartsheet gives business users and enterprises the tools they need to effectively execute on work, allowing teams to use their time to focus on growth and innovation. Smartsheet has customers in 190 countries, integrates with leading apps, and serves 96% of the Fortune 100 companies. Over 76,000 brands, and millions of information workers, trust Smartsheet to help them accelerate business execution and address the volume and velocity of today’s collaborative work.

Sound hard? It’s not. In fact, according to Forrester, over 92% of our customers say that Smartsheet is easy to deploy and use, and 96% of them would recommend Smartsheet to a colleague. For more information see: http://www.smartsheet.com

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