The Government and Cloud

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The role of cloud computing in government IT – an introduction to the large G-Cloud and App Store project under way in the UK; what the UK public sector hopes to gain from a cloud approach, an overview of the proposed technical architecture, and how to deliver the benefits of cloud while still meeting government’s stringent security requirements.

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Kate Craig-Wood

Memset

Kate is a multi-award-winning British technology entrepreneur, owner-manager of Memset, and a nationally renowned expert-advocate of green ICT and Cloud Computing. She is an officer of BCS’s (formerly the British Computer Society) influential Data Centre Specialist Group and is the youngest-ever main board member of Intellect UK, Britain’s high-tech trade association. Kate also chairs Intellect’s Climate Change Group, and currently co-leads the technical architecture strand of the Cabinet Office’s G-Cloud and App Store project.

Her company, Memset, is a nationally leading managed hosting and Cloud Computing provider. Memset was Britain’s first Carbon Neutral ISP, and has pioneered virtual machine technology since 2002.

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