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And while “-as-a-service” and cloud computing are strong market opportunities for contractors, there are still many unanswered questions
“If you look at cloud, for example, one of the biggest questions that comes out immediately is: What is it, really?” Fox said. “There’s a lot of different flavors of cloud — there’s private cloud, there’s public, there’s hybrid, there’s community.”
And the definition of cloud can vary when the end user isn’t a member of the general public but a federal agency, he added.
Francis Rose is the host of In Depth, which airs weekdays from 8-10 a.m. on 1500 AM in the Washington, D.C. metro area and online everywhere. Francis has covered all three branches of the federal government as a broadcast journalist since 1998. He joined Federal News Radio in 2006, and launched In Depth in 2008 as a daily show focused on connecting federal executives to the information they need to do their jobs better.