Inside the Pentagon - December 7, 2017

Industry concerned about DOD plan to 'lock in' one cloud services provider

December 06, 2017 |
Justin Doubleday
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Industry groups are sounding the alarm over the Pentagon's plan to select one cloud services provider for the entire Defense Department, arguing the strategy could lead to a costly and limiting situation of "cloud lock-in." In recommendations sent to DOD in November, four groups representing defense and commercial companies urged the Pentagon's cloud executive steering group to consider using multiple providers for cloud services. The groups were responding to an Oct. 30 request for information posted by the steering group...

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