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Army Deputy CIO Cites Army/DISA Cloud Computing Partnership

Army Deputy CIO Mike Krieger called it a partnership, important to the support of Department of Defense BRAC activities

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This week's Federal Executive Forum taping highlighted collaboration between DISA and the Army on the service's transition to cloud computing.

Army Deputy Chief Information Officer Mike Krieger called it a partnership, important to the support of Department of Defense Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) activities.

Joining him on the program was:

  • Robert Carey - Navy Chief Information Officer; and
  • Henry Sienkiewcz- Technical Program Director, Computer Services, Defense Information Systems Agency

The panel discussed the progress of Cloud Computing in the Federal Government, best practices including the DISA RACE program, challenges still ahead, lessons learned, and the vision for the future. The complete show will be webcast on November 10, 2009 at 2:00 pm.

 




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Kevin Jackson, founder of the GovCloud Network, is an independent technology and business consultant specializing in mission critical solutions. He has served in various senior management positions including VP & GM Cloud Services NJVC, Worldwide Sales Executive for IBM and VP Program Management Office at JP Morgan Chase. His formal education includes MSEE (Computer Engineering), MA National Security & Strategic Studies and a BS Aerospace Engineering. Jackson graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1979 and retired from the US Navy earning specialties in Space Systems Engineering, Airborne Logistics and Airborne Command and Control. He also served with the National Reconnaissance Office, Operational Support Office, providing tactical support to Navy and Marine Corps forces worldwide. Kevin is the founder and author of “Cloud Musings”, a widely followed blog that focuses on the use of cloud computing by the Federal government. He is also the editor and founder of “Government Cloud Computing” electronic magazine, published at Ulitzer.com. To set up an appointment CLICK HERE

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