Washington Square Associates, Inc. (WSA) is a SDVOSB with resources of a Tier 4 Data Center Facility in Reston VA, SAS 70 Type 2 Facility Certification, TS clearances company level and NAICS Code: 518210 – Data Processing, Hosting and Related Services.

 

Company Security Capabilities

WSA’s Data Center Security Division provides a wide range of information and cyber security services to the US Government, including defense and intelligence organizations. As a result of our unique experience, we have blended our security knowledge, processes, and proven tools into our data center and cloud solution offerings to ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of our customer's data and resources.

 

WSA currently has a prime contract with USDA for cyber security assessment. Reference – Contract #AG-3142-C-13-0002 – Security Operations Center Cyber Security Assessment for USDA. Services we provide include compliant mapping, host analysis forensics and an expert cyber assessment program using effective and commanding tools to protect and indentify potential issues. This is a four year program with continuous improvement and quality controls.

 

WSA offers our clients effective performance and support for either a hosted or co-location service. Part of the implementation planning includes data transfer, data storage and lifecycle management of data. We have portable data transfer equipment to collect the data and physically move data avoiding internet transfer constraints. Team WSA past performance of this process includes USDA payroll in New Orleans during Katrina. Team WSA Mobile Data Units were deployed to USDA New Orleans Data Center and retrieved the data all at onetime just before the storm hit and moved it to Memphis where it was downloaded to USDA servers located there. We are committed to finding and providing solutions needed by our clients.

 

Facility Security

  • 24 hour armed security guards

  • Restricted access utilizing biometrics, cameras, and motion detectors

  • All visitors must pass a background check with 24 hour mandatory wait

Facility Characteristics

Dry pipe suppression system, Ceiling and below floor monitored smoke detectors HCFRC's stored in pressurized cylinders, Two diverse Power Grids access, Multiple Caterpillar diesel generators supporting electrical and cooling, Private facility cisterns, Real time alerts, Building has Physical Defense System and with Deliveries of equipment is directed to a satellite location then internal delivery quarantines’ before release and installation.

Network

  • Citrix Partner

  • 24+ Level 1 Carriers and Peers support

  • Fiber backbone for additional failover

  • Diverse fiber entry points

  • Cisco infrastructure-routers and switches with failover devices at each point ---BGP blended bandwidth

  • Network redundancy with high performance

  • Unlimited Expansion

  • Platform in place for future virtual growth needed by clients

Backbone

  • Fiber connecting Team WSA Equinox

  • Switch & data 1275k

  • Reston Exchange facility

  • Flexible routing options with multiple grid access

  • Disaster Recovery Plan

 

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