Center for Digital Government Survey Finds State, Local Agencies Face Cloud Migration Challenges

A Center for Digital Government survey of more than 170 public-sector information technology professionals showed that four key factors affect cloud transition efforts at state and local agencies.

CDG found that many agency IT leaders reported have trouble figuring out how much their agencies will save when they use cloud services, according to an Amazon Web Services blog entry posted Monday.

More than one-third of respondents displayed a lack of understanding or appreciation in cloud security controls and nearly 40 percent said they believe current legacy systems prevent their agencies from adopting the technology faster.

Thirty-three percent of agency IT professionals surveyed reported insufficient cloud deployment expertise among their teams.

The center published a paper meant to address common misconceptions about the technology.

You may also be interested in...


Air Force Taps SpaceX to Investigate High-Capacity Manufacturing Tech for Thermal Protection Systems

Air Force Research Laboratory has awarded an $8.5 million contract to SpaceX to enhance manufacturing technologies used to produce hypersonic-capable thermal protection systems, Space News reported Monday.

AlertTrace by VOS Systems

USAF Procures Contact Tracing Tech From VOS Systems for COVID-19 Response Efforts

VOS Systems received a contract of an undisclosed sum from the U.S. Air Force to deliver, field and sustain an electronic COVID-19 contact tracing tool.

5G technology

VA Hospital Adopts T-Mobile 5G Platform; David Bezzant Quoted

T-Mobile has helped the Department of Veterans Affairs implement 5G technology at a hospital in Miami to support care delivery and telehealth services through instant mobile connectivity.