DoD Email and the Cloud

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    Henry Brown

    Am hearing that there is some significant knashing of the teeth! Not only on the forced move to the cloud, but on limitations inherent to outsourcing a very important internal tool….

    From Federal News Radio

    The Pentagon is telling all of the military services and agencies that it’s time for them to stop running their own email servers and software, and to draw up plans within the next few months to move to the DoDwide enterprise email system.

    Up until now, the Pentagon has been content to let the services and agencies make their own decisions on when and whether to move to the system, operated in a private cloud by the Defense Information Systems Agency. But no more.

    In a memo to the leaders of DoD components late last week, DoD chief information officer Teri Takai told officials they have 120 days to draw up plans to migrate their current email infrastructure to enterprise email.

    Download CIO Memo

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