Veterans Affairs

Planet is part of the Transformation Twenty-One Total Technology-Next Generation (T4NG) enterprise contractual solution working with “Our Small Disadvantaged, 8a, Veteran Owned Service Disabled Small Business” Prime Partner Client First Technologies.

Contract Number: 36C10B-21-D-1035

Planet Contact: Director of Partner Engagement Doug Ross

Planet is the Leading Innovator in IT Modernization and Cloud Services

For 25 years, Planet Technologies has been the leading Microsoft services and cloud solutions partner for government. With Twenty-Seven Microsoft Partner of the Year Awards, we are true specialists in helping clients adopt and use the best of what they own in their Microsoft investments.

Look to Planet’s Award-Winning Services to Modernize and Secure your IT Environment

Planet’s Services Offered:

Cyber Security

Planet is supporting some of the largest Microsoft 365 deployments across government while integrating the right solutions to help meet organizational compliance requirements. We bring this wealth of experience and knowledge to every engagement. Planet has Microsoft experts in the following areas:

Microsoft 365 Advanced Security Workshops

Microsoft Operations Management Suite

  • Microsoft Identify Management and App Security
  • Microsoft Advanced Threat Analytics (ATA)
  • Microsoft Advanced Threat Protection (ATP)
  • Microsoft Enterprise Mobility + Security (EMS)

Planet has been recognized as the Global Security and Compliance Partner of the Year for the United States. We were the first certified Gold Partner in the country for Enterprise Mobility and Security and can guide you on the necessary tools needed to monitor, maintain and securely manage a Microsoft Office 365 environment.

For More information — Contact Planet’s Director of Partner Engagement Doug Ross

Security Assessments

Planet will analyze the current state of your security posture, assets and workload. Cybersecurity tools are only one part of the journey. Compliance is a must for all Federal organizations and Planet has the knowledge to help. Planet’s experience includes a deep understanding of FedRAMP, CMMC (Planet is a CMMC-RPO), and the NIST cybersecurity framework. What makes Planet different is our ability to combine this domain knowledge with our deep technical expertise of the Microsoft platform along with our deployment and managed security service offerings.

Compliance Expertise and Workshops:

  • NIST 800-171 and 800-53
  • ITAR
  • CJIS
  • IRS 1075

Security Assessments and Workshops:

  • Secure Score
  • CMMC and NIST-based Security Risk Assessments and Gap Analysis
  • MS Purview (e.g., Secure Score, eDiscovery, Compliance Manager)
  • Shadow IT
  • Windows 10 and Windows 11
  • Zero Trust Enterprise Cloud Readiness (ECR)

For More information — Contact Planet’s Director of Partner Engagement Doug Ross

Information Systems Security

Certifications held by Planet Employees

  • Security+
  • CySA ++ (CompTIA)
  • ISC2 Certified Information Systems Security Professionals ( CISSP )
  • ISACA Certified Information Systems Auditor CISA
  • CMMC Registered Practitioners (RP)

Sentinel Advantage, Planet’s Sentinel managed service offering, puts our threat detection & response team to work for you. The Planet team has extensive experience in deploying, configuring and supporting customer environments of varied sizes. Our Advantage service combines the benefits of Managed Sentinel with Extended Detection and Response, allowing for faster breach detection and remediation and deeper telemetry across your cloud, end user and IT environments.

For More information — Contact Planet’s Director of Partner Engagement Doug Ross

Zero Trust

Planet’s unique evaluation system will quantitatively evaluate the customer’s current Zero Trust maturity level across 40+ data points. Then, Planet will develop a roadmap to further establish the Zero Trust Maturity and continue to improve and elevate the organizational security posture.

Enterprise Cloud Readiness

  • Planning and Discovery
  • Educate and Evaluate
  • Deliver a Plan

Rapid Modernization Program (RAMP)

  • Prioritize
  • Plan into Action


  • Develop your Ops Plan
  • Educate your Ops Team
  • Refine your Dashboards and tools
  • Establish clear roles and responsibilities

For More information — Contact Planet’s Director of Partner Engagement Doug Ross

Enterprise Cloud Readiness

The Planet Modern Workplace Security Enterprise Cloud Readiness program will evaluate your existing security capabilities and educate you about things you probably already own. Planet will review current licensing and make recommendations about additional things you may want to consider as part of your overall security strategy.

Analysis includes the following:


  • Learn Existing Environment
  • Microsoft & Non-Microsoft Toolsets
  • Gap Analysis
  • Security and Threat Analysis

Existing Component Overview

  • Microsoft MWP Analysis
  • Review All Security Components
  • Validate Existing Value
  • Current Security Posture Results

Advanced Component Deep Dive

  • Discuss Security Components Needed
  • Demo Components & Usage
  • New Security Posture Education
  • Highlight Technology Benefits

Project Closeout

  • Completion of Deliverables
  • Microsoft MWP Security Road Map
  • Workshop and Review All Phases
  • Implementation of Recommended End-State

For More information — Contact Planet’s Director of Partner Engagement Doug Ross

Agile/DevSecOps Consultants

Planet Technologies has a staff of experts in Agile and DevOps principles and practices with a proven track record of success.

  • Product and Portfolio Management using a scaled approach following SAFe Practices
  • One-click automated provision of Development Environments
  • Baseline CI/CD piplines focused on deliver and deployment options
  • Experience and certified in Scrum and Kanban practices
  • Practices Test Driven Development

For More information — Contact Planet’s Director of Partner Engagement Doug Ross

Rapid Prototyping

Your users are pulling you toward a mobile-first, cloud-first world. Planet has taken the lead on mobilizing enterprise applications for our clients, enabling your team and customers to access data anytime, anywhere. Our applications are making a difference.

Planet Technologies Power Platform consultants work with developers, designers, and stakeholders early in the development process to ensure the application meets the needs of everyone. The consistent open feedback and collaboration results in a more efficient path from prototype to working model that can be thoroughly tested and customized.

For More information — Contact Planet’s Director of Partner Engagement Doug Ross