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DoD, NASA and GSA Address Secure Cloud Computing

Federal Executive Forum Secure Cloud 5 26 10

On Thursday, May 26th, the Federal Executive Forum featured three important Federal cloud computing leaders:
  • David McClure- Associate Administrator, GSA Office of Citizen Services and Communications
  • Col. Kevin Foster- Office of the Secretary of Defense
  • Chris Kemp- CTO, NASA Ames

The one hour program discussed:
-  Key Initiatives & Progress Made in Cloud Computing
- NASA Ames Nebula and DISA RACE Case Studies
- GSA Cloud Computing Storefront Update
- Barriers or Contraints to still overcome in getting to a Secure Cloud Environment
- A Future Vision for the next 1-2 Years in Cloud Computing

A program excerpt is provided below.


Video of the entire program is available on the Federal Executive Forum website. These 1 hour radio and video programs are produced and broadcast monthly in Washington, DC and feature 3-4 Top Government IT Executives discussing mission critical issues. The programs always include some of the top federal government technology leaders.




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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