The Cloud Gets More Popular and Complex
With agency customers asking both for more and more complex cloud services, the Georgia Technology Authority is developing an enterprise approach to cloud.
Steve Towns is the former editor of Government Technology, and former executive editor for e.Republic Inc., publisher of GOVERNING, Government Technology, Public CIO and Emergency Management magazines. He has more than 20 years of writing and editing experience at newspapers and magazines, including more than 15 years of covering technology in the state and local government market. Steve now serves as the Deputy Chief Content Officer for e.Republic.
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