CIA Up for the Cloud
Thursday, February 23, 2012
US Central Intelligence Agency top technology officer Ira “Gus” Hunt,” the agency wants to buy software services on a “metered,” pay-as-you-go basis,” rather than continue with more traditional deals, that ‘inhibits flexibility’ which means that it cannot take advantage of emerging software early, as well as surmounting the challenges that federal agencies regarding budgetary cuts.
This strongly hints that the CIA is ready to make the leap into the cloud. Details of proposed provider offerings are, of course, classified.