Ahead in the Clouds: An Online Forum for Government
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Cloud computing is an approach for deploying capabilities on private, community- shared, and public- shared information technology IT environments. Enabled by new technologies, it holds promise for more efficient use of IT resources, yielding significant cost and capability advantages in some circumstances. However, a cloud computing approach presents new acquisition, management, and security challenges as well as financial trade-offs for those responsible for IT decision making. Private clouds can offer some advantages over traditional IT while maintaining maximum control, while community and public clouds can provide the ability to leverage the providers capital investment in return for pay as you go operational expense.
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