SAN FRANCISCO – May 17, 2016 – Software analytics leader New Relic, Inc. (NYSE:NEWR) today announced that it has initiated the certification process for compliance with the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP).
The FedRAMP certification involves security assessment and authorization by federal agencies to allow them to confidently use cloud products such as the New Relic Software Analytics Cloud. New Relic currently serves a range of public sector customers and is undertaking FedRAMP certification to deepen its commitment and capability to partner with federal organizations to improve application performance and drive positive digital experiences for their constituents.
“Today, modern government agencies are transforming their technology strategies in order to more effectively serve constituents," said Erica Schultz, executive vice president, global enterprise sales, New Relic. "Whether moving to the cloud or adopting agile and devops practices, New Relic can help public sector organizations maximize and understand their technology impact in real time – ultimately giving citizens the best possible digital experience. We are excited to help power these important new initiatives."
New Relic prides itself on a mature security program, driven by a dedicated, seasoned security team. New Relic has undergone Service Organization Control (SOC) 2 Type II certification, an industry-accepted standard for security audits, and has now been certified for four years in a row. New Relic was also the first and only application performance monitoring (APM) vendor to document its security controls on the Cloud Security Alliance’s Security, Trust & Assurance Registry, the first to launch a vulnerability management partnership with HackerOne, and the first to begin the FedRAMP certification.
“Undergoing the FedRAMP certification process is a critical step for pushing our public sector strategy and helping government agencies move to the cloud with confidence,” said Shaun Gordon, vice president and chief information security officer, New Relic. “At New Relic, we are deeply committed to compliance and security. We work continuously to be a leader and role model for secure SaaS services.”
For information on New Relic’s FedRAMP status, please visit: https://www.fedramp.gov/marketplace/in-process-systems/new-relic.
GSA Schedule Availability
Also announced, now all current products within the New Relic Software Analytics Cloud have been made available through Carahsoft’s General Services Administration (GSA) Schedule No. GS-35F-0119Y. Under New Relic’s agreement with Carahsoft, New Relic’s products and services are now available to public sector end users and Carahsoft’s reseller partners. Carahsoft Technology Corp. is the trusted Government IT solutions provider. As a top-ranked GSA Schedule contract holder, Carahsoft serves as the master government aggregator for New Relic and many best-of-breed technology vendors, supporting an extensive ecosystem of manufacturers, value-added resellers, system integrators, and consulting partners committed to helping government agencies select and implement the best solution at the best possible value. For more information, contact Carahsoft at 877-992-3623 or visit http://newrelic.com/carahsoft to register for a trial subscription.
This press release contains "forward-looking" statements, as that term is defined under the federal securities laws, including but not limited to statements regarding New Relic’s advancement through the FedRAMP process as well as any benefits therefrom that are realized by New Relic, New Relic’s existing or future public sector customers, or the constituents of such customers, the growth of New Relic’s team to address such customers, market trends and opportunities, and the availability of New Relic’s products on Carahsoft’s GSA Schedule. The achievement or success of the matters covered by such forward-looking statements are based on New Relic's current assumptions, expectations, and beliefs and are subject to substantial risks, uncertainties, assumptions, and changes in circumstances that may cause New Relic's actual results, performance, or achievements to differ materially from those expressed or implied in any forward-looking statement. Further information on factors that could affect New Relic's financial and other results and the forward-looking statements in this press release is included in the filings New Relic makes with the SEC from time to time, including in New Relic's most recent Form 10-Q, particularly under the captions "Risk Factors" and "Management's Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations." Copies of these documents may be obtained by visiting New Relic's Investor Relations website at http://ir.newrelic.com or the SEC's website at www.sec.gov. New Relic assumes no obligation and does not intend to update these forward-looking statements, except as required by law.