- September 12th, 2013Read More »
Ninety-six hours passed.
From the time U.S. military response personnel arrived in Haiti following the country's catastrophic 2010 earthquake, 96 hours—four full days—passed before the first data center was operational in theater, according to remarks given by General Eric Vollmecke with the Air National Guard who helped lead the response effort.
- August 14th, 2013Read More »
In a late July memo the Office of Management and Budget requested cloud services brokerage.
Well, not in so many words.
Rather, OMB requested increased use of evidence in 2015 budget proposals and in evaluation of existing programs to, in the words of agency leadership, “continually improve program performance by applying existing evidence about what works generating new knowledge and using experimentation and innovation to test new approaches to program delivery.”
- August 1st, 2013Read More »
Two stories sat atop baseball's marquee in the final days of July.
The first was the non-waiver trade deadline, baseball’s annual pros-for-prospects surge staffing. The second was the pending punishment of Alex Rodriguez, the former sweet-swinging shortstop turned sullen slugger turned cautionary tale and financial wild pitch of the New York Yankees.
Tucked in that double play of headlines was an impromptu lesson about the value of cloud services brokers (CSBs).