Postgres for Government and Public Sector

Crunchy PostgreSQL technology enables government and public sector agencies to benefit from the power and efficiency of trusted open source PostgreSQL. From local city governments, to state and federal authorities, our commitment to security and our collaborations with the Department of Defense qualify Crunchy Data as the premier Postgres partner serving the public sector.

Security and compliance

Crunchy Data understands Government security and compliance and collaborated with the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) to develop the Postgres Security Technical Implementation Guide (STIG). Our work on the STIG provides guidance for deployment and configuration of PostgreSQL in adherence to the U.S. Department of Defense requirements and guidelines. Learn more about how Crunchy PostgreSQL for Kubernetes can enable you to meet advanced security requirements like the Essential Eight published by the Australian Cyber Security Centre.

Common Criteria Certification

Crunchy Data was proud to announce that its trusted open source PostgreSQL distribution, Crunchy Certified PostgreSQL, achieved certification through the Common Criteria Certification Scheme at Common Criteria Evaluation Assurance Level (EAL) 2+, an international standard (ISO/IEC 15408) for computer security certification. Common Criteria provides assurance that the specification, implementation and evaluation of a computer security product has been conducted in a rigorous, standard, and repeatable manner at a level appropriate for its target environment. Common Criteria certification provides an independent validation of the security functionality of Crunchy Certified PostgreSQL. For Crunchy Data customers, Common Criteria at the EAL 2+ level certification provides confidence that Crunchy Data's customer support and supply chain methodologies have been independently validated by a third party lab as being consistent with industry best practices.

Open source software (OSS) partner

In order to serve as a trusted partner in assisting the DoD, Crunchy Data has developed organizational policies and procedures to minimize supply chain risk associated with the use of open source PostgreSQL technology. Crunchy Data is a leading contributor to the PostgreSQL development project and a number of PostgreSQL ecosystem projects through its team of PostgreSQL Major Contributors, Committers, and Core Team members. Through this engagement, Crunchy Data continues to support the innovation of the PostgreSQL open source project, as well as a variety of PostgreSQL ecosystem projects commonly relied on by users including PostGIS, pgBackRest, and PGAudit. Crunchy Data customers have the benefit of access to this collection of upstream expertise through Crunchy Data support as well as the ability to engage with these experts to discuss the future roadmap of these projects. By representing this collection of enterprise user requirements to the PostgreSQL open source project, Crunchy Data is able to support the inclusion of enterprise required features in the upstream Postgres project.

Deployment flexibility

Whether you are deploying PostgreSQL to an on-premise, public, or private cloud, on Kubernetes, or as a managed service, Crunchy Data has trusted PostgreSQL solutions for all your requirements.


Cloud Hosted


Learn more about how Crunchy PostgreSQL for Kubernetes enables IBM to deploy cloud native PostgreSQL.



Crunchy Postgres solutions are optimized for high performance workloads in mission critical applications. Our built-in high availability solutions provide failover management and failover times (rpo/rtp) in seconds for zero downtime environments.


Crunchy Data is relied on by government programs of all sizes and requirements. Learn more about how Crunchy Data was selected to support the Advanced Battle Management System (ABMS), one of the U.S. Air Force's top modernization priorities.

Schedule 70 approved Postgres

Crunchy Data has been awarded a U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) IT Schedule 70 contract to provide PostgreSQL Secure Enterprise Support and PostgreSQL database engineering and professional services (Contract Number GS-35F-404GA). Contact Crunchy Data to get a quote.

GSA Schedule 70


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