Download From Promise to Reality: How Local, State and Federal Government Agencies Achieve Results in the Cloud

According to IDC, public sector cloud will account for more than half of global software, server and storage spending by 2018. Through interviews with over a dozen senior executives from a range of government agencies, consultancies and technology providers, Forbes Insights examines the state of cloud adoption by government and the likelihood it will soon accelerate.

  • The overall percentage of government IT now residing in the cloud may not be all that was hoped for when cloud-first policies were first being announced.
  • However, the number of government cloud implementations is growing rapidly.
  • Judging from the results of these relatively early adopters, the pace of future implementations is likely to accelerate quickly.

In this report, Forbes Insights looks at real success stories at various levels of government in the U.S. Through interviews with over a dozen senior executives from a range of government agencies, consultancies and technology providers, the report examines the efficiencies, advantages and insights these organizations have achieved via cloud deployment.