Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Amazon cloud for spooks

A cloud for spooks makes sense, but from Amazon? | ITworld: "According to a report in Federal Computer Weekly, the CIA has asked Amazon to help it build a private cloud. Just like any large business, it makes sense for the CIA to want to adopt a cloud architecture. The organization surely is a huge consumer and processor of data. Shifting to the cloud could increase the efficiency of its data centers and make it easier for developers to build and upgrade applications. Amazon is reportedly building a private cloud for the CIA Source: scampion, via Flickr Of all government agencies, it must have some of the most sensitive data so probably can’t even consider a public cloud. Looking for help converting a traditional data center to a cloud architecture makes sense. . . . " (read more at link above)

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