After consolidation, ATF wants to sell cloud services

September 16, 2011
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via Government Computer News

IT managers with The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives have extra data center space and want to get into the business of offering cloud-based or shared services to other federal agencies.

But here’s the problem: The IT and data center staff currently do not have the experience, processes or training to provide the services themselves, said Noah Nason, ATF’s chief technology officer.

“What are we doing about that?” Nason asked attendees at a federal data center summit in Washington, D.C., Sept. 13.

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