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    Congress Has Its Head in the Cloud

    Today the House Judiciary Committee will discuss the technological and innovative power that cloud computing offers to individuals, the private sector, and the government. Cloud computing is the movement of IT capabilities away from individual computers and servers to centralized providers that manage IT resources for their users via the … More

    Power Outages a Sign of Cloud Computing's Achilles Heel?

    Last Friday, storms knocked out power for many in the D.C. metro area. Disruptions didn’t end there. Amazon Web Services, a cloud service provider, went down in the storm, taking several major companies’ websites and businesses offline. Netflix, Instagram, and Pinterest, among others, also lost access to e-mail, applications, data, … More