EPA could put 80 percent of its computing in the cloud by 2015

The Environmental Protection Agency is looking to shift up to 80 percent of its computing environment to the cloud by 2015, reports David Hubler in Washington Technology.

CGI Federal Inc. will assist the move into a cloud environment under a three-year, $15 million contract from EPA’s Office of Environmental Information.

As part of the three-year plan, EPA’s National Computing Center is building an agencywide hybrid cloud environment. CGI will serve as the external enterprise cloud provider, delivering a range of services, including hosting and virtualization in its secure cloud.


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