When the cloud makes sense

Feb 25, 2011

The twin pressures of reduced budgets and the need for greater efficiency have led the federal government to strongly promote cloud computing as a solution whenever possible. In fact, the Office of Management and Budget in December 2010 declared that the government now operates under a cloud-first policy, and agencies must try to incorporate some type of cloud computing into their projects. If they choose not to use a cloud scenario, they must justify their decision.