Security measures in cloud adoption will be the fastest growing service in which the government invests in 2017, according to Tom Ruff, vice president of Public Sector America’s and Latin American Markets for Akamai Technologies. […]
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Join us on February 8 at the Rayburn House Office Building for a Cloud Computing Caucus Advisory Group Hillversation to hear from Federal and state agencies on their cloud strategies and how government can navigate the journey to the cloud. […]
Cloud adopters are stepping on the gas – from police stations and state colleges to our nation’s capital. But how do these agencies and institutions determine the best route? And, which applications do they take along for the ride? MeriTalk asked Federal, state and local, and higher education cloud adopters about their cloud strategies. […]
There’s no question Federal agencies are reaping benefits from the cloud – improved speed and agility, reduced complexity, and cost savings. But, as Federal mandates propel cloud forward, some welcome the boost, while others have cold feet. What’s causing Feds to warm up to the cloud? And what steps are they taking to realize its benefits? […]
It’s been over five years since then-Federal CIO Vivek Kundra announced the cloud-first policy – and while it’s a common exercise to take a look back and at what has transpired over those years, we think it’s time to shift the view and get a clear picture of exactly where we stand now and where we are going. […]
Cloud adopters across Federal, state, and local agencies plan to nearly double their cloud use in the next five years – from 35 percent up to 60 percent – according to MeriTalk’s “Destination Cloud” report. While cost savings and increased flexibility are fueling cloud adopters’ journey, 95 percent of IT managers are slamming on the public cloud brakes. […]