GSA Deputy CIO Beth Killoran emphasizes benefits of Hybrid Cloud and Emerging Technology

“Toy rocketships and Legos may have little if anything to do with IT transformation at first glance, but for GSA Deputy CIO Beth Killoran, they are an important illustrative tool.

“Everyone wants to be able to fly and have the ability to soar into space,” Killoran said, presenting a wooden rocket to the audience at the Dell Technologies Forum, likening the rocketship to an antiquated cloud architecture. “But how old “In the previous week, one of GSA’s cloud environments had two at-capacity drives fail, rendering the system completely “unusable to customers,” and the only solution was to repair the entire system, a process that would take an estimated two weeks. This kind of system does not work in is this technology? What if I can’t find a part?” Read the full article here.

Source: GSA Deputy CIO Emphasizes Benefits of Hybrid Cloud, Emerging Tech – By James Mersol, September 17, 2019. GovernmentCIO.


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