Inside the Pentagon - February 7, 2019

Pentagon details plan to 'aggressively' embrace cloud computing

February 6, 2019 at 3:58 PM
The Pentagon wants to "aggressively" embrace cloud computing by moving the military services and defense agencies to the Defense Department's "general-purpose" cloud or designated "fit-for-purpose" environments, according to a newly published cloud strategy. In its December 2018 cloud strategy -- released online and to Congress this week -- DOD makes the case for a "multi-cloud, multi-vendor" environment governed by "centralized cloud management" to ensure the department can take full advantage of data, artificial intelligence and machine learning. DOD "has entered...

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