The second annual Cloud Computing Brainstorm took place on Thursday, January 16, 2014. Thank you to all who were able to attend. Our archive page has audio, video, and pictures from the program. For more information, please contact Kaila Brosey at (703) 883-9000 ext. 108 or email@example.com.
As Feds transition to the cloud, finding an experienced, credible partner to provide a complete, security-enhanced set of services is key. Microsoft has earned the FedRAMP seal of approval and can help guide agencies on their journey to the cloud with a wide-range of options that provide flexibility and scalability. Read the article.
This paper offers a framework for integrating cloud computing, cyber security, and mobility programs in a way that enables the Federal government to realize the economic, technological, and mission-effectiveness benefits of cloud services, while simultaneously meeting current Federal cybersecurity requirements. Read the full report.
MeriTalk's recent study, "PaaS or Play? Cloud's Next Move," examines PaaS' current state of play within the Federal government. The report examines how PaaS advances big-five missions, who's using PaaS today and what have they learned, and how much time and money agencies can save. Download the report to learn more.
This year, FedTech asked the community to help find the best Federal technology blogs. They were overwhelmed by the response. Readers submitted 33 blogs and voted more than 300 times. FedTech rounded out the 50 with some of their favorites, making the list an incredible resource for the Federal IT community. Congrats to MeriTalk's My Cup of IT for making the top 50 list. Check out the full list.
Cloud computing promises Federal agencies some attractive benefits, but several obstacles stand in the way of those anticipated advantages. Agencies face both cultural and technical considerations. The cloud approach marks a sharp departure from the on-premise solutions agencies have deployed and maintained for years. Questions surrounding migration, legacy systems integration, and security also complicate matters. Read the full profile here.