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Cloud Computing Day at DoDIIS

Glimpses at the New Vision of IT

I'm declaring Monday, May 24th, as Cloud Computing Day at DoDIIS.  Lieutenant General Richard Zahner, Army Deputy Chief of Staff, G2, seemed to get things going with his video that highlighted the future Army's dependence on "cloud nodes". I also enjoyed the keynote by EMC Corporation Board Chairman, President and CEO Joseph Tucci's "A New Vision of IT: The Private Cloud".  As I listed last week, many of the breakout sessions also focused on cloud. In fact, an additional Wednesday session titled "High Assurance Platform (HAP) - The Cloud In Your Pocket" was added.

The highlight of my day was of course the panel where I had the honor of sharing with Teresa Westfall of the NRO and Bob Lozano from Appistry. We had over 100 energized attendees. Thank you all for your interest.  As promised, the panel presentations are provided below.

 

 


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Kevin Jackson, founder of the GovCloud Network, is an independent technology and business consultant specializing in mission critical solutions. He has served in various senior management positions including VP & GM Cloud Services NJVC, Worldwide Sales Executive for IBM and VP Program Management Office at JP Morgan Chase. His formal education includes MSEE (Computer Engineering), MA National Security & Strategic Studies and a BS Aerospace Engineering. Jackson graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1979 and retired from the US Navy earning specialties in Space Systems Engineering, Airborne Logistics and Airborne Command and Control. He also served with the National Reconnaissance Office, Operational Support Office, providing tactical support to Navy and Marine Corps forces worldwide. Kevin is the founder and author of “Cloud Musings”, a widely followed blog that focuses on the use of cloud computing by the Federal government. He is also the editor and founder of “Government Cloud Computing” electronic magazine, published at Ulitzer.com. To set up an appointment CLICK HERE

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