Cloud Computing for the Government

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GovCloud Is Now for Real!!

Infrastructure-as-a-Services for the US federal government

On Friday July 1, Infrastructure-as-a-Services for the US federal government became a reality with Authority to Operate (ATO) approval for the following vendors:

Web Hosting

  • CGI Federal
  • Computer Literacy World
  • Eyak Technology
  • Computer Technologies Consultant
  • Savvis Federal Systems

Virtual Machine

  • Autonomic Resources
  • Carahsoft Technology Corp
  • CGI Federal
  • Computer Literacy World
  • AT&T
  • Eyak Technology
  • General Dynamics information Technology
  • Verizon Federal
  • Computer Technologies Consultant
  • Savvis Federal

Storage

  • Apptis
  • Computer Literacy World
  • AT&T
  • Eyak Technology
  • Insight Public Sector, Inc
  • Computer Technologies Consultant

Finally, after a nearly two year process, which I announced on Cloud Musings on July 31, 2009, Vivek Kundra's vision of government cloud computing will now be put to the test!!




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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