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The US Government goes one step further to support cloud deployment

by Andrea Dimaio  |  May 12, 2011

On May 10 the GSA published a request for quotation aiming to select vendors for blanket purchase agreements through which either individual departments/agencies or groups thereof or GSA itself on...

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Australian Strategy Moves Government Clouds Closer to Earth

by Andrea Dimaio  |  April 15, 2011

After being slightly critical of the recently published draft ICT strategy – which remains a good document if taken in combination with others – I have just read the Cloud...

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Down There, Is It Cloud or Is It Something Else?

by Andrea Dimaio  |  April 12, 2011

Earlier today a colleague of mine asked me whether I had seen any recent acceleration of cloud adoption in government, and he mentioned what GSA has been doing around IaaS...

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What’s New in Government Clouds, After All?

by Andrea Dimaio  |  March 10, 2011

By one of those interesting coincidences in life, I had two subsequent calls with two different US vendors that provide consulting and system integration services to the US federal government....

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Do Government Clouds Make Any Sense?

by Andrea Dimaio  |  September 16, 2010

Cloud computing remains a hot topic for our government clients, judging from the amount of client conversations we have on this. I ran a webinar on this topic about a...

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September 8: Gartner Webinar on Government in the Clouds

by Andrea Dimaio  |  September 2, 2010

Should anybody interested in listening to what Gartner thinks about the outlook for cloud computing in government, please join me at our webinar  “Government in the Cloud: The Truth Behind...

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What it takes for a government to build its cloud

by Andrea Dimaio  |  July 4, 2010

Last week I attended a conference call with a number of CIOs from various countries. The topic of discussion was government cloud and in particular what governments in developing countries...

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How Big Should Government Clouds Be?

by Andrea Dimaio  |  June 30, 2010

Earlier today, chatting with a European Gartner sales colleague who was telling me how cost containment has become almost the only topic for discussion with his government clients, he told...

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Community Clouds from Governments to Banks Will Challenge Vendors

by Andrea Dimaio  |  April 27, 2010

In discussions about cloud computing, I have often said that government is somewhat special, as there is a clear case for groups of agencies or entire jurisdictions to come together...

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Government as Cloud User, Provider, Broker or What?

by Andrea Dimaio  |  April 22, 2010

Yesterday I attended a session about cloud computing organized by the central IT organization of a US state. Like many internal government IT service providers, they are developing a cloud...

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