Cloud Computing For Dod & Government

Policy makers, uniformed service leaders, academia and industry partners will gather in Washington D.C. to network, share best practices and explore potential paths to analyze the future of government Cloud Computing. Attendees will hear from top experts in the cloud computing field including: Frank Konieczny, Chief Technology Officer, Office of Information Dominance and Chief Information Officer, US Air Force Stan Kaczmarczyk, Acting Deputy Associate Administrator, GSA Robert Bectel, CTO & Senior Policy Advisor, Department see Frank Kern of Energy Wolfe Tombe, CTO, Department of Homeland Security Jeanne Holm, Director of Major Transformation Initiatives, Project Management Division JPL NASA COL Stephen Birch, Chief Information Officer G6, US Army Daniel Chapple, Supervisory Cyber Counter Intelligence, Specialist Department of Health and Human Services The Cloud Computing for DoD & Government Summit features presentations that will review the current and future Cloud requirements of government and military. Thought leaders will look at how the DoD and government is able to partner with various institutions and organizations to develop some of the most efficient cloud sources in the world. 2014 In-depth discussions Include: Enabling an Enterprise-wide, Data Centric, Cloud Computing Environment through the Policy Machine Using the Cloud for "Big Data" Analytics Adopting the Cloud: Lessons Learned from Real World Implementations NIST Cloud Computing Security Reference Architecture Identifying Cyber-Security Threats to Government How GSA ITS is Helping from an Acquisition Perspective in Making it Easier for Agencies to Acquire Innovative Technologies For more information on the 5th Annual Cloud Computing for DoD & Government, please visit or at

Cloud OS Network Launched: Microsoft Boosts Scope of Cloud Computing Hybrid Options This was announced by the Microsoft Corporation in a blog post that 25 top cloud service providers CSPs across the globe have joined together to form a consortium to aggressively promote the future of hybrid cloud computing platform. This consortium will use the wide range of cloud based products and platforms of Microsoft Corporation to provide a flexible and dynamic Cloud OS Network platform for the provisioning of a diverse range of cloud service such as private, public and hybrid cloud. This group of industry leaders will provide the cloud based services based on the powerful Microsoft Azure Pack, Windows Server and Hypervisor Hyper-V to their respective customers. The importance of the consortium was further elaborated in the blog as saying that the members of this group are industry leading and are spread across the globe from New Zealand to Singapore and United Kingdom for example, Revera, SingTel, Capita, Dimension Data, NTTX and many others. The operation of these companies is spread across over 90 countries with more than 425 data centers.