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West: No reason to fear move to cloud computing
Monday - 8/9/2010, 9:04pm EDT
"The U.S. government spends billions of dollars each year on computer hardware, software and file servers that may no longer be necessary. Currently, the public sector makes relatively little use of cloud computing, even though studies suggest substantial government savings from a migration to more Internet-based computing with shared resources.
"On July 21, the Center for Technology Innovation at Brookings hosted a policy forum on steps to enhance public sector adoption of cloud computing innovations. Brookings Vice President Darrell West moderated a panel of experts, including David McClure of the General Services Administration, Dawn Leaf of the National Institute for Standards and Technology, and Katie Ratte of the Federal Trade Commission. West released a paper detailing the policy changes required to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of federal computing."
Dr. West joined me after some highlights of the event, to talk about the conversation at Brookings and the conclusions he found in his research. You can read the paper, "Steps to Improve Cloud Computing in the Public Sector," by clicking here.