Profile of J. Nicholas HooverSenior Editor, InformationWeek Government
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Articles by J. Nicholas Hoover
posted in August 2011
Navy CIO Terry Halvorsen plans to trim IT budgets via cloud computing, data center and app consolidation, thin clients, enterprise licensing, and rigorous spending controls.
Defense CIO Teri Takai previews policy directives on commercial cloud computing and cybersecurity during the procurement cycle.
Defense Information Systems Agency officials liken the new service, which will be available next spring, to Google App Engine and Microsoft Windows Azure.
AWS GovCloud will meet a host of strict regulatory requirements specific to government and include services such as Elastic Compute Cloud, Simple Storage Service, Elastic Block Store, and Amazon Virtual Private Cloud.