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.

Upcoming Meetings

All roads lead to cloud, with emphasis and deadlines in the DCOI, the Cyber EO, and the new Federal IT Modernization Report. At the same time, agencies are seeing tangible benefits from cloud deployments to date: access to highly scalable resources, simplified deployments, reduced costs, and improved security. […]

Past Meetings
CCX Meeting

You don’t need the Modernizing Government Technology Act to tell you that we spend too much money on legacy IT. However, the toughest part of transforming your organization is often addressing legacy IT issues, and knowing where to start is half the battle. How do we embrace the modernization opportunity to achieve digital transformation across government agencies while reducing costs? Join MeriTalk for a discussion on the shape of things to come where digital transformation and cloud collide. […]

Dynamic Cloud Security

Offering more flexibility, security, and speed in times of crisis, many agencies are moving to Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS) models to manage their data – but the transition can be difficult to navigate. […]

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 […]

CCX QM

Offering agencies more flexibility, security, and autonomy, the MOVE IT – Modernizing Outdated and Vulnerable Equipment and Information Technology – act aims to reform government through faster, more efficient cloud adoption.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

High on Security:  FedRAMP’s High Baseline: September 27, 2016 The Cloud transition is rolling in low-impact, systems.  But what about high-impact, mission-critical workloads?  Here comes the FedRAMP High Baseline.  With three approved offerings, what’s the skinny on the High Baseline?  What agencies are currently utilizing the offerings?  What does it mean for IT, mission, procurement […]

Digital Services – How to Provide and Protect: May 19, 2016 As agencies shift to increasing cloud implementations, new capabilities are allowing agencies to advance existing missions and better serve citizen needs quickly and conveniently.   Scalability is central – allowing seamless response to changing workloads and user demands.  So why not for the migration of […]

The FedRAMP process aims to assuage agencies security concerns and provide low-risk solutions for moving workloads to the cloud. As agencies demand more agile and practical solutions from FedRAMP-certified providers, many are utilizing a low-risk hybrid cloud model, using combinations of private cloud storage and public cloud compute to give them a pragmatic approach to incremental IT transformation. […]

2015 Mingle and Jingle The Cloud Computing Exchange (CCX) and Data Center Exchange (DCX) hosted a Holiday quarterly meeting on Wednesday, December 16 at the City Club of Washington, D.C. with Rep. Ted Lieu (D-CA), U.S. House of Representatives. We discussed the policies and legislation that will shape the landscape for the upcoming year. […]

Smart Tools – Innovative Approaches Accelerating IT Possibilities The Cloud Computing Exchange (CCX) hosted a quarterly meeting on Thursday, November 5 at 1777 F St. NW in Washington, D.C. called, “Smart Tools – Innovative Approaches Accelerating IT Possibilities” with Tony Cossa, Director of Cloud Strategy and Policy, Enterprise Data Center Operations, Office of the Chief […]

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