Transitioning to the Cloud — a Round Up

The Federal Cloud Blog has been telling you all about Apps.gov — the new Web site dedicated to getting the federal government into the cloud.

We told you here yesterday about Jason Miller’s story regarding the Web site reveal:

The Office of Management and Budget’s vision for federal information technology [began] with the launch of Apps.gov.

The cloud computing storefront is part of a decade long plan to reduce costs, lower the environmental impact and improve how Americans receive government services.

Read the whole story here.

And here’s video of federal CIO Vivek Kundra making the Apps.gov announcement, which aired on today’s In Depth with Francis Rose.

On today’s Daily Debrief, Chris Dorobek and Amy Morris talked with two of the biggest players on Apps.gov — Google and SalesForce.com.

Matt Glotzbach is Google’s Product Management Director — and Dan Burton is Senior Vice President for Global Public Policy at SalesForce.com.

They talked about helping the federal government move to the cloud — and you can read the full story here.

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