Carpathia Government Solutions’ Michael Fox on cloud market

Michael Fox, director, Carpathia Government Solutions

wfedstaff | June 4, 2015 3:24 pm

Michael Fox, director of Carpathia Government Solutions at Carpathia Hosting, joined Industry Chatter for a discussion about issues facing the IT contracting world.

Carpathia specializes in managed hosting services, specifically infrastructure-as-a-service.

And while “-as-a-service” and cloud computing are strong market opportunities for contractors, there are still many unanswered questions

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“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.”

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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.