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5th Annual Cloud Computing Summit Feb 19-21 2014


February 19-21, 2014
Washington, DC
20% Off Special Offer for CTO Vision Readers!
Over 20+ Distinguished Speakers Including CTO’s and CIO’s
Frank Konieczny, Chief Technology Officer, Office of Information Dominance and Chief Information Officer, US Air Force
Wolfe Tombe CTODepartment of Homeland Security
Jeanne Holm Director of Major Transformation Initiatives, Project Management Division
Robert Bectel  CTO & Senior Policy Advisor Department of Energy
IDGA is pleased to announce that registration is open for the 5th Annual Cloud Computing for DoD & Government Summit and the Full Cloud Computing Brochure is now available for your review. Get your copy at or request a copy via email.

This summit is unique from the rest as it allows you to look at both sides of the Cloud - the fluid and functional aspect of Cloud services for government agencies, as well as with the tactical capabilities  learned from the private sector.

Innovative New Focus for 2014

  • Enabling an Enterprise-wide, Data Centric, Cloud Computing Environment through the Policy Machine
  • Using the Cloud for “Big Data” Analytics
  • Adopting the Cloud: Lessons Learned from Real World Implementations
  • NIST Cloud Computing Security Reference Architecture Identifying Cyber-Security Threats to Government
  • How GSA ITS is Helping from an Acquisition Perspective in Making it Easier for Agencies to Acquire Innovative Technologies
For the full speaker list and program information, download the brochure today. You will find that IDGA’s 5th Annual Cloud Computing for DoD & Government is a must attend for Cloud Computing professionals!
Want to prepare for this event? Make sure to check out the Download Center for interesting articles and podcasts!

  • Cloud Computing Will Be the Norm in Federal Offices -
    The cloud is one of those technologies that has its purpose pretty much everywhere you go, from social to business to mobile. With all the benefits cloud computing touts it’s become quite an asset, so much so that federal agencies have been making the switch. In fact, in three years’ time, most federal managers will assume that everyone is operating within the cloud, says GCN
    Read more here
  • Big Blue gets Huge Federal Cloud Endorsement  -
    If you think it’s hard to sell to businesses, just try making it through the federal bureaucracy and get to an actual signed contract. On the cloud front, the U.S. federal government, while pushing for its use, has put up myriad barriers. That’s because having confidential government information floating around in the cloud and not 100 percent under federal control is a frightening prospect. Vendors that want to sell cloud services therefore have to prove themselves safe and worthy.Read more here

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Bob Gourley, former CTO of the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA), is Founder and CTO of Crucial Point LLC, a technology research and advisory firm providing fact based technology reviews in support of venture capital, private equity and emerging technology firms. He has extensive industry experience in intelligence and security and was awarded an intelligence community meritorious achievement award by AFCEA in 2008, and has also been recognized as an Infoworld Top 25 CTO and as one of the most fascinating communicators in Government IT by GovFresh.