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Cloud Computing and the need to buy differently in the public sector

September 9, 2011 No Comments

SOUCRE: Business Cloud Summit 2011

As governments move to the new Cloud Computing paradigm, is this the perfect opportunity finally to break free of the ‘cartel’ of traditional ICT providers to the public sector? Is there a new guard with a new approach waiting in the wings for the green light?

With the UK government’s Cloud Computing strategy itself waiting in the wings and Salesforce.com next week set to announce a UK-based data centre that will allow it to compete for public sector business in this country, a debate in the US about the dominance of government sector ICT providers and their supposed ‘cartel’ like nature is highly relevant.

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