As I have been profiling we are now very active in developing a ‘Microsoft Cloud Solutions’ portfolio, aka a Microsoft-based ‘Cloud in a Box’ for those who wish to roll their own Azure and cater for local markets.
We will be packaging this for the Government sector as the method of tailoring, and also as a keynote sales program.
This will be promoted into the USA and Canadian governments as a first step, based around development of a core Reference Architecture and Roadmap for Government Clouds.
Government Cloud Standards
Recently the USA Gov held their second Cloud Computing workshop where there is still early bird opportunity to be keenly involved in setting these types of standards:
The work we have begun with the Canadian Cloud Roadmap can be concluded and then put forward as a timely response to these requirements, which we’ll do via an in-depth Microsoft mapping program.
If you would like to have your products and services participate, feel free to add them here or contact me directly.