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OMB Issues Federal Cloud Computing Strategy; Suzette Kent Quoted

The Office of Management and Budget released the final Cloud Smart strategy on Monday to help federal agencies accelerate the adoption of cloud platforms. The Federal Cloud Computing Strategy retains the proposed programs and measures stated in the draft strategy issued in September and calls for agencies to rationalize their application portfolios to facilitate cloud adoption.

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DISA Unveils Three-Tiered Approach to Cloud Computing; John Hale Comments

The Defense Information Systems Agency has introduced a three-tiered approach for the military’s cloud computing and security network at a summit held July 26 in Washington. DISA said Wednesday the three-tiered plan consists of traditional computing, on-premise private cloud and off-premise commercial cloud offerings. The agency unveiled the plan at the Advanced …

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Rep. Will Hurd: Federal Agencies Slow to Adopt Cloud Computing Tech

Rep. Will Hurd (R-Texas) told MeriTalk in an interview published Friday he has observed an organizational culture that has prevented agencies from implementing cloud migration efforts at a faster pace. Hurd, chairman of the House Oversight Committee’s information technology subcommittee, added he believes discussions on how cloud computing technology can …

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Gary Wang: Army Unveils New Cloud Computing Strategy

Gary Wang, deputy chief information officer of G-6, has announced the release of the U.S. Army’s new cloud computing strategy to schedule resources in order to fulfill mission requirements. Wang wrote in a blog post published Thursday that the Army works to modernize its network and develop processes in order to …

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Judith Lamont: Federal Agencies See Value of Cloud Computing

The Obama administration’s “cloud-first” strategy helps federal agencies leverage data sharing, video conferencing and collaboration tools while saving money, research analyst Judith Lamont writes in a KMWorld Magazine article published Monday. According to Lamont, former Federal CIO Vivek Kundra introduced the program in late 2010 with the goal of helping …

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GSA Plans New Cloud Computing Special Item Number

The General Services Administration is planning to create a new special item number for cloud computing services. GSA’s Federal Acquisition Service released a request for information Wednesday to seek feedback from industry on developing a single cloud computing services special item number under the IT Schedule 70 program. FAS intends for the …

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NIST Forms Three Cloud Computing Working Groups

The National Institute of Standards and Technology is set to establish three cloud computing working groups with the goal of meeting cloud computing requirements of the industry and government. NIST will launch the groups on Wednesday at a teleconference where program leaders will consider the goals, member responsibilities and deadlines, …

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