Deltek’s Alex Rossino: Fiscal 2015 Federal Cloud Investments Exceed $2B

technology, cyber, cloud, computerA Deltek report indicates federal civilian and defense agencies have collectively spent about $2.29 billion on cloud computing products and services during fiscal 2015.

Alex Rossino, a principal research analyst at Deltek, writes in a blog article published Tuesday the company found that the U.S. Defense Department awarded $1.14 billion in contracts to cloud vendors over the past fiscal year and non-defense organizations issued about $1.15 billion worth of cloud contracts.

World Wide Technology won a potential six-year, $427 million contract in December 2014 to provide enterprise storage services contract to the Defense Information Systems Agency,

The team of Dell, Microsoft and General Dynamics is the recipient of the $296 million Collaboration Pathfinder contract from the U.S. Air Force in July 2015.

Rossino noted that FY 2015 software-as-a-service investment hit $214 million in the civilian sector and $306 million at DoD.

The government invested almost $1 billion in infrastructure-as-a-service platforms, he added.

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