Cloud Computing Exchange

A vertical community of Federal cloud leaders, project managers, industry, and government IT community stakeholders focused on public-private collaboration and best-practice exchange.

Oracle announced that it will open six new cloud startup accelerator programs for companies around the world. Oracle will begin programs in Bristol, England; Delhi–NCR, India; Mumbai, India; Paris; São Paulo, and Singapore, as well as Tel Aviv, which MeriTalk previously reported. […]

Upcoming Events

Hybrid Cloud Transformation to support The Data Center Optimization Initiative: January 25, 2017 OMB sent a clear message with the release of its Data Center Optimization Initiative (DCOI) – it wants to see clear, measurable cost savings from agency data consolidation efforts and it wants to see them soon.   But where will these agencies realize […]

CCAG Destination Cloud

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. […]

modernization expedition

The journey to the cloud starts with a single step. Federal IT leaders must assure their data is secure, accessible, and actionable; and that they can scale as fast as the mission requires. […]

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? […]

Past Events

Offering agencies more flexibility, security, and autonomy, the MOVE IT – Modernizing Outdated and Vulnerable Equipment and Information Technology – act aims to reform government through faster, more efficient cloud adoption. […]

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. […]


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