Three to five years in the information technology business may seem like a long time, so it may appear that U.S. government agencies have been pursuing cloud technology for ages; incipient projects began as far back as 2008. It was also more than two years ago that the White House initiated a program to pick up the pace of federal cloud adoption by mandating agencies to deploy cloud solutions for at least two components of their IT operations. It now appears, however, that adoption of cloud technologies by federal agencies is truly about to take off.
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Federal Cloud Initiatives Starting to Take Shape
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