Demystifying the cloud for the public sector

Venue: London

Location: London, United Kingdom

Event Date/Time: Apr 17, 2012 End Date/Time: Apr 17, 2012
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The government plans to set up a Government Cloud (G-Cloud) to provide services to public authorities and for half of Whitehall's new ICT spending to be in cloud services by 2015. Hence, an understanding of cloud computing is highly beneficial for the public sector. On demand IT is essential for growth in the present environment. As budget shrinks, investment in new infrastructure places a strain on the public sector and their productivity. Cloud computing provides the sustenance required as a cost effective-alternative to traditional IT infrastructure. It allows departments to share resources efficiently and improve market products and solutions.