Government Moving Towards the Cloud

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Apr 13, 2014

This is a great article that was published in Wired last year.  I thought I would include it to help explain the push for the US government into leveraging cloud computing system.  As the government redefines their business service models, they are moving towards a ‘CloudFirst’ strategy.  This article helps to explain that research firms such as IDC are saying that by FY 2014 U.S. Federal government spending on private cloud will be $1.7 billion vs. just $118.3 million on public cloud.

http://www.wired.com/2013/09/why-the-u-s-government-is-moving-to-cloud-computing/

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