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Cloud Computing at the Potomac Officer's Club

Across the Federal IT landscape, terms like “cloud”, “cloud computing” & SaaS are at the center of a seismic shift

Across the Federal IT landscape, terms like “cloud”, “cloud computing” and Software as a service (SaaS) are at the center of a seismic shift by the agencies away from building and managing every aspect of their IT infrastructure and services.   The potential benefits of cloud computing within the Federal IT landscape are well known, and, the fact is that the role of every CIO across “.Gov” has shifted in a way that makes cloud very difficult to ignore.

The CIOs that lead the Federal government agencies are no longer solely responsible for the management of IT, but now face the added pressure of supporting business growth by reducing costs and driving innovation in a concerted effort to build a strategic advantage for their Agency.  One part of the solution is certainly the cloud.  Cost savings,  elasticity, scalability,  “load “bursting”, storage on demand…  these are the advertised benefits of cloud computing, and they certainly help make for a solid business case for any Agency to use either third-party services or a virtualized data center.

Join DBT Data at this must-attend Potomac Officers Club Cloud Computing event, where we’ll bring together technology leaders from across the GovCon industry and Federal thought- leaders actively deploying cloud services within their Federal agencies. We’ll review the program goals and benefits of FedRAMP, and other cloud initiatives across the Federal government. And, like all Potomac Officers Club events, the discussion will be lively, informative and interactive. Speakers include David McClure (GSA) John Pescatore (SANS Institute), Michele Weslander-Quaid (Google) and Keith Trippie (DHS).


Date: December 5, 2013
Time: 7:00am - 9:45am
Member Price: $125.00 Guest Price: $175.00

Location: 2941 Restaurant
Address: 2941 Fairview Park Dr.
Falls Church, VA 22042
Garage & Valet Parking Available


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Kevin Jackson, founder of the GovCloud Network, is an independent technology and business consultant specializing in mission critical solutions. He has served in various senior management positions including VP & GM Cloud Services NJVC, Worldwide Sales Executive for IBM and VP Program Management Office at JP Morgan Chase. His formal education includes MSEE (Computer Engineering), MA National Security & Strategic Studies and a BS Aerospace Engineering. Jackson graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1979 and retired from the US Navy earning specialties in Space Systems Engineering, Airborne Logistics and Airborne Command and Control. He also served with the National Reconnaissance Office, Operational Support Office, providing tactical support to Navy and Marine Corps forces worldwide. Kevin is the founder and author of “Cloud Musings”, a widely followed blog that focuses on the use of cloud computing by the Federal government. He is also the editor and founder of “Government Cloud Computing” electronic magazine, published at Ulitzer.com. To set up an appointment CLICK HERE

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