A group of 71 companies, the largest hardware, software and Internet companies led by Salesforce.com and VCE, ¬†told the Obama administration that cloud computing must be adopted by the US quickly to drive job growth and preserve US technology leadership. The report sent today to the Commerce Department and Vivek Kundra, gives recommendations on ways…

Staffing, cloud management and Cloud First budget cuts are top-of-mind as the Federal CIO, Vivek Kundra, leaves office. According to a survey of 113 FOSE attendees conducted by IT operations and cloud management software provider ScienceLogic, Inc., two-thirds of federal agencies have identified applications that will move to the cloud and half of those have…

The Second Annual Cloud Security Alliance Congress, the industry’s only conference devoted to the topic of cloud security, will provide practical solutions for managing the transition to the cloud, and implementing security as a key component rather than an afterthought of this transition. It will provide insight on the models and architectures, the controls and…

The US government is facing a revolution in IT infrastructure. The country’s first CIO, Vivek Kundra has taken early steps towards moving federal IT to the Cloud. Back in November 2010, Jeffrey Zients, the federal government’s first chief performance officer, announced that the Office of Management and Budget will now require federal agencies to default…