As agencies move more and more data into the cloud, new management challenges emerge surrounding data storage, portability, and interoperability. How do agencies balance these challenges with the many advantages of cloud? Experts anticipate spend on private cloud platform as a service (PaaS) to increase dramatically over the next two years, but are agencies realizing the benefits promised in a private cloud? How can agencies get the most bang for their buck? Who are the cloud rock stars? What is working and what are the challenges? This panel session brings together government and industry cloud computing gurus for an interactive discussion on what’s working, what could be improved and how to make private cloud better meet agency needs.
Kirk Kern [moderator]
Chief Technology Officer, Americas, Director Office of Technology and Strategy
Department of the Interior
Defense Information Systems Agency
Cloud Services Portfolio Management