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NIST Goes Public with Cloud Computing Tech Road Map
The National Institute of Standards and Technology has released for public comment a draft “road map” designed to foster federal agencies’ adoption of cloud computing.
The road map also will support private-sector cloud efforts, improve the information available to decision-makers, and facilitate the continued development of the cloud computing model, NIST officials said.
“U.S. Government Cloud Computing Technology Roadmap, Release 1.0” (NIST Special Publication 500-293) is designed to support the secure and effective adoption of the cloud computing model by federal agencies. The public comment period is open through Dec. 2.
The draft publication defines high-priority requirements for standards, official guidance and technology developments that need to be met for agencies to accelerate their migration of existing IT systems to the cloud computing model.
Read the Complete GCN Article
See Also: NIST Releases Draft Cloud Computing Technology Roadmap for Comments (via NIST)
See Also: Final Version of NIST Cloud Computing Definition Published (October 25, 2011)
See Also: NIST Cloud Computing Program
Direct to Documents:
“U.S. Government Cloud Computing Technology Roadmap, Release 1.0” (NIST Special Publication 500-293)
The NIST Definition of Cloud Computing (NIST Special Publication 800-145).