DARPA and the cloud

Another cloud computing article of interest – this time from Defense Systems magazine.  If DARPA and the military are looking to leverage the cloud for mission critical applications – where our soldiers’ lives are on the line – then I’d say the cloud has hit the big time. You can’t get more mission critical than that. Funding for this “Cloud to the Edge” program has not been secured yet (and may be very difficult in today’s fiscal environment) but just the fact that cloud technology is being considered for an application like this shows that it has matured.

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