Recent articles suggest that government agencies are beginning to drive their IT focus toward Cloud Computing-something to be anticipated as the government has fallen behind in the past in this sector. Though there are certain security risks to be consider with any Cloud effort, the pros often outweigh the cons. Moving to the Cloud can reduce cost, allow for more storage, and help any organization with their IT objectives. Relying on old systems has proven to be a bit of an obstacle as this technology progresses, so adopting Cloud Computing can be hugely beneficial.
Some government agencies have already shifted their focus and aligned their IT business goals with this strategy. Check out what some of these government CIOs are doing to roll out IT functionality in this article by J. Nicholas Hoover and John Foley of “Information Week”: