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Capitals in the Clouds - The Case for Cloud Computing in State Government Part I: Definitions and Principles

NASCIO,  Friday, June 3, 2011

Cloud computing has arrived as a serious alternative for state government. There are outstanding issues that must be faced and dealt with in order to maintain the reliability, responsibility, security, privacy, and citizen-confidence in government services. Government is exploring technology and business process innovations that will make the way for government to deliver existing services more economically. Cloud computing provides a number capabilities that have the potential for enabling such innovation.