DOD set to boost commercial cloud throughput by '40 times' through new, secure access points

By Justin Doubleday / July 15, 2020 at 2:21 PM
The Defense Department will soon complete installation of a new generation of “cloud access point” equipment, expected to increase by 40 times the amount of data and services that can flow over private military networks to commercial cloud providers, according to a Defense Information Systems Agency official. The new firewall equipment is expected to dramatically increase DOD’s secure access to services offered by leading commercial cloud providers such as Amazon, Microsoft, Google and IBM. DOD has already installed three of...

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