Microsoft 365 Government is a comprehensive cloud solution designed specifically to address the distinctive needs of U.S. federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government entities, offering robust productivity tools while adhering to the highest standards of government compliance and security. It is specifically engineered for entities sponsored to hold controlled unclassified information (CUI) including CTI, CDI, and ITAR marked data.
Microsoft AOS-G Program
The Microsoft Agreement for Online Services – Government (AOS-G) program was created for smaller public sector organizations and commercial government contractors such as DoD contractors subject to DFARS and CMMC, to be able to purchase Microsoft Government Community Cloud (GCC) licenses.
As an AOS-G partner, NeoSystems offers cloud licensing across Azure Commercial, Azure Government Cloud, M365, M365 Government Community Cloud (GCC), and M365 GCC High to support organizations that need to meet Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP), DFARS, CMMC, NIST 800-53, 171, GDPR, and CJIS accreditation, and other compliance requirements.
GCC and GCC-High for CMMC Compliance
Unsure which Government Community Cloud (GCC) product is right for your organization? We can help.
Consider GCC if you have:
- Unspecified CUI (Basic) without dissemination controls
- Specified CUI with no data sovereignty or export controls
GCC meets DFARS 7012 flow-down requirements and NIST SP 800-171. The GCC environment is supported by international resources.
Consider GCC-High if you have:
- International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) information
- Specified CUI with dissemination controls.
- Specified CUI with export control or related dissemination regulations.
- Specified CUI types including:
- Controlled Technical Information
- DOD Critical Infrastructure Security Information
- Naval Nuclear Propulsion Information
- Unclassified Controlled Nuclear Information (UCNI)
- Export Controlled
- Export Controlled Research
Government Community Cloud High (GCC High) meets DFARS 7012 flow-down requirements, NIST SP 800-171, CMMC, and ITAR requirements. GCC-H maintains US data sovereignty and is supported by US resources.
Microsoft 365 Commercial vs. GCC vs. GCC-High
Still unsure whether you need GCC or GCC High to meet CMMC?
As a Cyber AB RPO (Registered Provider Organization) and a Microsoft AOS-G partner, NeoSystems can help. Speak with a NeoSystems CMMC Solution Engineer who can discuss the types of CUI your organization handles, your responsibilities under DFARS, NIST 800-171, and CMMC, and recommend the Microsoft solution that’s right for your organization.
Why Choose NeoSystems as you Microsoft Solution Provider
NeoSystems has been helping government contractors address regulatory and compliance requirements for over twenty years. We are Expert in helping government contractors meet DFARS, NIST, and CMMC requirements. Take your CMMC journey with us. We can help with licensing, managing, migrating, and securing Microsoft cloud environments including Commercial, GCC, GCC High, Azure and Azure.