Our Heads are in the Clouds

FederalNewsRadio has been tracking the issue of cloud computing — that is where data is stored on somebody elses systems, not on an agency’s own systems.

If you use Web mail, you have used cloud computing, but is cloud computing a match for government?

Microsoft refers to the concept as software + services — and we hear more about what that means for government from Stan Freck, director of software plus services for Microsoft’s U.S. Public Sector division. Click to hear the interview.

Questions about moving to the cloud? Chat with FDA Chief Information Officer Todd Simpson on July 25, at 1:30 p.m.