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NASA’s move to the cloud saves $1 million a year

June 12, 2012 No Comments

SOURCE: ZDnet

The CIO of NASA, the U.S. space agency, that her organization estimates that it’s saved almost a million dollars over the year after it moved several of its applications to the cloud.

Linda Cureton wrote in a blog post that NASA moved some of its enterprise infrastructure to Amazon Web Services after setting out to become more efficient and improve economies of scale, integration, goal alignment, security, oversight, and accountability.

“This cloud-based model supports a wide variety of web applications and sites using an interoperable, standards-based, and secure environment while providing almost a million dollars in cost savings each year,” she wrote.

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