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CIO/OFT is rethinking the existing paradigm of a completely privately-hosted environment in favor of more innovative infrastructure solutions to better leverage newer technologies and drive down costs.

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Characteristics that Drive Cloud Hosting Decisions

Which application or data characteristics help lead to a decision to host an application in a public cloud or within private cloud?

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CIO/OFT could provide Cloud computing services by deploying high speed links to Cloud vendors such as Google, Amazon, 3Tera, GoGrid, etc. from CIO/OFT Data Centers. This could be an additional service at lower cost and reduced service levels than CIO/OFT Hosted Servers for customers whose program needs are satisfied by this delivery model. This may allow NYENET customers to access virtual Data Center Services using ...more »

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Cloud Computer: internal clouds

As an offshoot of my comment against using public cloud services such as Amazon, I believe that actually maintaining a cloud internally using open source tools would be of big benefit to different agencies. From a recent email I sent in response to the request for comments for the NYS Cloud Computing conference: ----- Gary A. Mort 121 Cedar Street Kingston, NY 12401 Web Engineer/Architect Gotham Informatics, http://www.gothaminformatics.com/ ...more »

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Technical & Business Considerations of Cloud Computing

What are the primary technical and business considerations CIO/OFT should address to build “best practice” processes, so a mix of public and private hosting configurations for State applications can be deployed effectively?

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Google Apps

Why not use Google Apps and Email like many colleges and universities have switched to. I believe parts of the US Government and the city of Washington, DC use Google Apps and Mail.

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