Cloud service provider Box (News - Alert), Inc. recently announced the company has been selected by the United States Department of Health and Human Services to manage digital health services through the cloud.
The company’s cloud resources and collaboration tools will be utilized to assist in the modernization of public health services, as well as to securely store health records and sensitive data. The agency has also stated that Box technology will be used to assist in vaccine logistics for COVID19.
“The HHS is leading the way on how government agencies are leveraging modern technology to better serve the American people and improve mission outcomes,” said Aaron Levie, co-founder and CEO at Box. “The HHS investment in a cloud strategy, including partnerships with companies such as Box, is poised to help the agency provide effective health services to Americans, while ensuring the privacy and security of sensitive data. We are thrilled to support the HHS mission, helping to transform the way they manage and share information.”
Box has been officially certified by the Defense Information Systems Agency (News - Alert) (DISA) for FedRamp compliance, and has been granted an Impact Level 4 Authorization by the Department of Defense. This certification ensures security and consistency with cloud products and services for government purposes.
Edited by Maurice Nagle