Stratus is a DOD private cloud designed to provide optionality to customers. Stratus provides a multi-tenant, self-service management capability for compute, storage, and network infrastructure. It delivers rapid elasticity, resource pooling, and broad network access through a self-service on-demand web-based portal where customers can manage their resources as needed.

Why Stratus?

Stratus complements other cloud options for customers, as part of a hybrid cloud solution. For example, customers may choose to use Stratus as a private cloud for certain applications that require higher bandwidth coupled with public cloud for their data.


  • DISA-provided cloud capabilities and service offerings.
  • Web-based self-service estimates, ordering, funding, and sustainment.
  • Supports initial development through fully redundant high-availability environments.
  • Risk Management Framework (RMF) Authorization to Operate (ATO) accredited for Impact Levels 2 through 6 (NIPRNet and SIPRNet).
  • Secure DOD authentication access to the environment.
  • Disaster Recovery (DR) and Continuity of Operations Plan (COOP) capability.
  • Object storage and dedicated host.

Stratus customers are also able to add the following optional features: Vulnerability Management Service (for IaaS customers), Cloud Plus (cloud infrastructure administration), Certified Cybersecurity Service Provider services, engineering services, and logging services.

Getting started.

Customers can order Stratus now at the unclassified and secret levels. If you are interested in learning more about Stratus, use the ‘contact us’ form to connect with our team.  

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