Yesterday, I addressed our audience at the Gartner Symposium in Orlando on cloud computing in government about the possible competition between vendor cloud providers (like Google, Amazon, Terremark, and so forth) and government infrastructure owners (such as NASA Ames, DISA, NBC). I have blogged about this before and I also asked a related question to [...]
Entries Tagged as 'NASA'
by Andrea Di Maio | October 19, 2009 | 2 Comments
by Andrea Di Maio | September 16, 2009 | 8 Comments
Yesterday, in a speech given at the NASA Ames Research Center (watch it on YouTube), the US federal CIO Vivek Kundra announced the launch of Apps.gov, the GSA storefront to give federal agencies access to cloud services. This has been in the making for a while and the launch was originally scheduled during the Gov [...]
by Andrea Di Maio | June 23, 2009 | 9 Comments
By one of those interesting coincidences in life, just one day after I posted my rather controversial view about how bad an idea it is to create a government version of Facebook, I read that the Nasa Goddard Space Flight Center has just launched its own homegrown social network, named Spacebook. I cannot access that [...]