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Booz|Allen|Hamilton & Dataline Sponsor 2nd Government Cloud Computing Survey

Dataline, Booz|Allen|Hamilton and the Government Cloud Computing Community have teamed together to sponsor the 2nd Government Cloud Computing Survey. Cloud Computing has come come a long way since the first survey six months ago, so we are once again asking for your thoughts on this exciting new approach to technology. The rare examples of just a few months ago have turned into a large number of exciting cloud-based deployments including:
  • GovDelivery for mass email and wireless notices to the public (50+ governmental organizations across 25 states and 13 federal departments) 
  • DC Government use of Google Apps for their 38,000+ employees for email, document collaboration, intranet, and calendars.
  • Census and Human Genome project data stored in the Amazon cloud
  • Acquisition solutions at 65 separate government agencies
  • Financial tracking at the State Department using
Please give use your views, thoughts and plans through the survey at   results will be made available through this blog and the SOA-Ring and Government Cloud Computing Community wikis

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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 To set up an appointment CLICK HERE