The Air Force isn’t waiting for DoD’s JEDI procurement before it starts moving its applications to commercially-operated cloud environments. DISA’s milCloud 2.0 is among the options its found to be surprisingly attractive.
Defense Collaboration Services wants to move to MilCloud 2.0 by October.
DoD needs to take into account data management and security as it migrates to cloud.
A May 7 memo from the Defense Department’s chief information officers gives “fourth estate” agencies until 2020 to migrate applications from more than 100 data centers.
The Pentagon’s chief information officer’s office spearheaded the development of the ITSA tool as part of its data center consolidation effort.
John Hale, DISA’s chief of enterprise applications, said his office is helping the military services and agencies do the hard work before moving to the cloud.