The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency's $2.8 billion budget would be cut only $1.4 million under the Obama administration's fiscal 2013 budget, less than a half-percentage point drop.
For the third year in a row, the Defense Department's budget will decrease in 2013, though it's certainly not the only agency feeling the squeeze.
Worth $4.3 million, the task orders are for cloud computing design and development as well as operations and maintenance-support services.
DOD should move carefully but decisively to adopt cloud computing and carry out data center consolidation, board advises.
Military and intelligence organizations seek to build enhanced data storage and distribution capabilities -- and slash costs.
The Army moves foward with a cloud computing contract.
The 2012 defense bill contains language that could block DOD-DISA partnerships in cloud and enterprise e-mail.
The agency has laid groundwork for a private cloud and guided the Army e-mail migration in 2011.
With budget pressures bearing down and a workforce demanding mobile technology, intelligence agencies look to the cloud for solutions.
DISA has released an RFI which aims to develop a new framework, architecture and guidelines for a DOD-wide enterprise cloud -- but the agency is also considering the hurdles ahead in its implementation.