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InformationWeek Prediction: Cloud Computing for Classified Software

2010 will see early cloud computing projects moving into production and the use of cloud computing classified activities

Yes, I know you're sick of all the predictions, but I just can't resist pointing you to Nick Hoover's "5 Predictions For Government IT in 2010". In summary:

1. Cybersecurity Will Continue To Be On The Front Burner
2. More Agencies Will Begin Forays Into Cloud Computing, Including Public Clouds
3. Transparency Won't Always Be Easy
4. Dashboards Will Push Agencies To Improve Performance Management
5. IT Procurement May See Some Tentative, Incomplete Reform

Of course, the cloud computing prediction interested me the most.

According to Nick, 2010 will see early cloud computing projects moving into production and the use of cloud computing technology for classified activities via the DISA RACE program!

Even with these steps forward, security and procurement will still offer challenges.

Read the complete article for more.

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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