Government agencies from California to Washington, D.C., are taking on ambitious IT initiatives in an effort to provide better services at lower costs. Here are some federal, state, and local efforts that are leading the way.
6 of 16
The VA's data center group has established one of the federal government's first infrastructure-as-a-service environments. VA's cloud went into pilot testing this summer. Once available in early fiscal 2012, the new offering will feature self-service capability and rapid scalability, as well as continuous monitoring to meet evolving federal cybersecurity requirements.