There’s a race on among major IT vendors to provide cloud services to the government. The idea is to let agencies get their work done and pay a monthly fee, rather than owning and maintaining computers and the infrastructure needed to keep them running. The latest offering comes from Microsoft. Today the company opens its customer-relationship management, or CRM, application as an online service. Joining with details is Christine Zmuda, Strategic Alliance Director, Microsoft Public Sector.
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