- 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.
- September 5th, 2013Read More »
Cloud computing will transform the future of disaster response and help save lives.
The Network Centric Operations Industry Consortium (NCOIC) will provide a special, real-time demonstration, created on behalf of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Sept. 12, on how an interoperable community cloud can greatly improve emergency response time and management, and provide significant cost savings compared to deployment of a traditional IT infrastructure.