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GAO Issues Progress Report on Cloud-First Mandate

Aug 6, 2012 |

The U.S. Government and Accountability Office has been tracking the progress of a “cloud-first” mandate proposed by the Office of Management and Budget. While headway has been made, agencies are falling behind some deadlines.

Cloud Computing Saves Big Money for the Fed

May 3, 2012 |

Study reveals that federal agencies shaved $5.5 billion off their IT budget through the use of cloud services, but they could have saved twice that amount.

Gartner Lays Out Five-Part Cloud Strategy

Apr 3, 2012 |

A new report from Gartner outlines a series of enterprise cloud strategies to help companies stay current on the latest cloud trends.

Cloud Adoption on the Rise at Large Companies

Mar 27, 2012 |

A major new cloud study finds that cloud apps are set to become much more pervasive by 2014.

Agility Influencing Factor in Cloud Adoption

Jul 30, 2010 |

Outside of cost, one of the most frequently cited reasons governing cloud adoption is the notion of agility. However, if this is a major factor in decisions, there is relatively scant information about how to define or classify what agility means or entails in the cloud.

Microsoft’s Azure Chief Tallies, Evaluates Cloud User Patterns

Jun 7, 2010 |

In a recent address, Microsoft’s Manager for Azure stated that the cloud platform had around 10,000 customers and far more users. This revelation sheds light on broader cloud adoption but more specifically, allows companies to evaluate how clouds are being deployed and permits cloud vendors to determine routes to converting new users.

Cloud Storage Will Be Limited By Drive Reliability, Bandwidth

May 17, 2010 |

Drive reliability and bandwidth will limit cloud adoption–a problem that may never get solved. Bandwidth will get cheaper, but drive reliability hasn’t improved much, and data will likely continue to grow faster than bandwidth