This February will be five years since former federal Chief Information Officer Vivek Kundra issued the “cloud-first” mandate.
With it, the Office of Management and Budget sought to open minds, change spending habits, and push agencies to modernize their infrastructures with cutting-edge technology. Basically, OMB sought to move mountains.
This issue looks at all the mountains that have been moved and those that are still in the way.
In this edition, you will find:
- DISA Releases ‘Best Practices’ Guide for Commercial Cloud Buyers
- State of Federal Cloud Remains Optimistic with a Chance of Budget Pessimism
- DoD, GSA Consider New Contract Vehicle for Commercial Cloud
- Cloud Bill Gains Support as FedRAMP Sets JAB Approval Cap
- DISA ‘Going Commercial’ in Forthcoming Update to MilCloud
- Slow Progress Forces Navy to Change Strategies for Cloud, Data Centers
- Acceptance of Open Source, Cloud a Slow Roll
- DoD Reaches 36 ‘Provisional’ Authorizations for Commercial Cloud Services
- Reuse of FedRAMP Authorizations Could Save $70M Annually
- Army to Test Commercially-Run Cloud Services on Military Bases