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TMCNet:  Zoom Achieves FedRAMP

[July 10, 2018]

Zoom Achieves FedRAMP "In Process" Milestone

SAN JOSE, Calif., July 10, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Zoom Video Communications, Inc. today announced that its accreditation under the US Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) is “In Process,” under the sponsorship of the US Department of Homeland Security. When full accreditation is achieved, Zoom for Government will be approved for federal agencies to use for video and audio communications across a variety of use cases, such as webinars, large meetings, interviews, API integrations, and trainings, all running on the AWS GovCloud.

FedRAMP is a government-wide program that provides standardized security assessment, authorization, and monitoring for cloud products and services. Its certification process includes an in-depth examination of a solution's data security and governance. Working with the Department of Homeland Security to coordinate progress with the FedRAMP Program Management Office, Zoom has completed all preparatory steps for the authorization process. The FedRAMP marketplace lists an estimated date of authorization for Zoom as December 31, 2018. Zoom’s initial authorization will be at the moderate baseline, and the compan intends to move to the FedRAMP high baseline in 2019 to address the needs of highly security sensitive organizations like the Department of Defense and the Department of Justice.

“As the leader in modern video communications, Zoom has revolutionized the way global enterprises work,” said David Berman, president of Zoom. “We are excited to take our comprehensive, secure, scalable, and user-friendly solution to the public sector. In the next five years, we believe Zoom will become the leader in video communications for the federal government, too.”

Those interested in Zoom for Government can visit the FedRAMP marketplace, or contact Rick Drum, Federal Sales for Zoom, at rick.drum@zoom.us.

About Zoom
Zoom is the leader in modern enterprise video communications, with an easy, reliable cloud platform for video and audio conferencing, collaboration, chat, and webinars across mobile devices, desktops, telephones, and room systems. Founded in 2011, Zoom helps businesses and organizations bring their teams together in a frictionless environment to get more done. Zoom Rooms, the leading software-based conference room solution, features video and audio conferencing, wireless content sharing, and calendaring running on off-the-shelf hardware. Zoom Rooms suit any meeting or collaboration space, from huddle rooms to training centers. Zoom is a private company headquartered in San Jose, CA. Visit zoom.us and follow @zoom_us.

Media Contact:
Priscilla Barolo
Zoom Video Communications
press@zoom.us

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