Cloud computing is first option for new apps in D.C. government

Government Technology

Less than a year after its high-profile adoption of Google's hosted e-mail and productivity tools, cloud computing has become Washington, D.C.'s first option for deploying new applications, according to Chris Willey, the district's interim chief technology officer. Willey's predecessor, Vivek Kundra, drew widespread attention last fall when he acquired 38,000 licenses for Google Apps and offered those licenses to any district government agency that wanted to use them.

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