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Industry Leaders Forming Cloud Computing Commission

Marjorie Censer, Washington Post,  Monday, March 07, 2011

As cloud computing picks up steam within the federal government, senior industry officials are seeking to put their stamp on its deployment, signing on to a panel that will make recommendations to the federal chief information officer and the commerce secretary.

Federal Government Departments Finally Making Moves to Cloud

Chris Preimesberger, eWeek.com,  Thursday, March 03, 2011

At last, the White House is seeing some actual movement from U.S. federal government agencies on bringing cost- and energy-saving cloud-based services to its legion IT departments. Of course, getting the federal government to move on anything as embedded and as siloed as legacy IT would take even a united Congress a long time to accomplish. And, as is well-known, Congress isn't too united on anything right now.