Here Comes the milCloud


Trademark it before the competition grabs it.

The Defense Information Systems Agency launched a new cloud computing service for the Defense Department dubbed milCloud.

The service will save money and offer flexibility for Defense users, DISA said, and its description comes with enough buzzwords for an evening of bingo.

Keep in mind that when it comes to cloud service, DISA is just like any other vendor trying to sell services to Defense users under a 2012 congressional mandate to consider commercial providers.

Last month the Marines signaled they may use a commercial vendor rather than DISA to host their version of the Global Combat Support System.

In an era where “branding” is all important, DISA has hit a home run with the milCloud thing, and I suggest the agency trademark it before someone else grabs it.

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