Originally published June 29th, 2011 in the:
AFCEA Bethesda Chapter Presents
Cloud Lifecycle Management –
White Paper Compiliation
Cloud computing offers the next level of IT capabilities to agencies. When you implement cloud computing, you can adapt to changes in demand and requirements much more quickly than with traditional computing technologies. However, for all of the advantages that cloud promises, there’s a downside. There are significant risks associated with cloud computing; the obvious risks of security, data sovereignty, fault tolerance, disaster recovery, etc. – and some not‐so‐obvious risks.