Cloud

The Government's Effective Migration to a Cloud Computing Environment

Date Added: May 2010
Format: PDF

Cloud Computing has rapidly emerged as a new computing paradigm that arrays massive numbers of computers in centralized and distributed data centers to deliver web-based applications, application platforms, and services via a utility model (i.e., fee or charge per use). Industry considers Cloud Computing an "Emerging technology." Booz Allen Hamilton, a leading strategy and technology consulting firm, recognized early on the significant impact Cloud Computing would have on how the government procures, implements, and manages its IT investments.