A Decision Process for Applying Cloud Computing in Federal Environments

Commercial industry's use of cloud computing, leveraging economies of scale, commoditizing processing power and storage, and incrementally leasing only the Information Technology (IT) infrastructure that is needed at a given moment, is presenting a compelling business model to Federal leadership, worthy of further investigation. In considering the application of cloud computing approaches to support Federal IT enterprise portfolios, it is useful to have a structured engineering process, flowing from an initial cloud service concept through to implementation, that clarifies and defines the key decision information required and contemporary cloud options.

Provided by: MITRE Topic: Cloud Date Added: Aug 2010 Format: PDF

Find By Topic