Cloud Computing Initiative Announced At Ames

The IDG News Service (9/15, McMillan) reported, “Google will offer cloud-computing services designed specifically for US government agencies starting next year, the company announced Tuesday at the NASA Ames Research Center.” Matthew Glotzbach, director of product management with Google, made the announcement. “Federal Chief Information Officer Vivek Kundra also unveiled the government’s new online storefront, called Apps.gov, at the event. The site is the first stage in the government’s move toward cloud computing, he said.”