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Cloud market gets boost with FedRAMP release

Washington Technology, December 8, 2011

For companies trying to sell cloud services to the federal government, the market just got some needed clarity as the Barack Obama administration released new security standards that need to be met.

Federal CIO Steven VanRoekel announced the release of the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program -- FedRAMP for short -- in a conference call with reporters on Dec. 8. The program is considered the latest effort in realizing one of the 25 points in former CIO Vivek Kundra's initiative to reform federal IT and migrate federal systems to the cloud... Read Full Story >>

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12/8/2011
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