kloudtrack® Joins Level 5 Consulting, Microsoft®, Cisco® and other Innovation Leaders for Open Government | G-Cloud Summit

ANNAPOLIS, June 21, 2011 – kloudtrack®, a leader in Cloud Computing technologies and solution services for Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC), today hosted a Webinar on the topics of Open Government.  Also referred to as G-Cloud, the program highlighted initiatives that include transparent government processes, citizen access to information, Cloud Computing Initiatives as well as GRC best-practice management as they related to government agencies of all sizes. 

During the G-Cloud Webinar kloudtrack® highlighted a recent deployment with Brevard County Florida in the Clerk of the Court department that allowed the county government to extend existing IBM® platform to the cloud with little incremental cost.  This strategy of keeping good IT assets in place while leveraging the cloud for specific purposes is a winner for agencies and organizations of all sizes. 

The webinar covered factors related to the movement toward Open Government and presented specific strategies for government agency decision-makers and facilitators.  Other topics included:

  • Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) related to Cloud Computing
  • How to Measure Cloud Return on Investment (ROI)
  • Use Case Scenarios for agency adoption of Cloud Computing
  • Standards Initiatives (NIST, SAJAAC, FEDRAMP, others)
  • Initiatives in selected international markets:
    • United States: Cloud First Initiative; OMB 25-Point Plan; GSA Procurement Strategies
    • United Kingdom: G-Cloud Initiative
    • Canada: Open Government Initiative

Co-coordinated by Level 5 Consulting, the Open Government G-Cloud Webinar also included international government and policy advisors from Cisco®, Microsoft®, KLISS and BMB Consulting.

The Powerpoint Slide Decks from the Webinar have also been made available by each presenter and they follow here:

Neil McEvoy, president, Level 5 Consulting

2011 06 21 open government – canada (Neil McEvoy 1) [Compatibility Mode]

Michael P. Binko, president/CEO, kloudtrack®

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Nik Garkusha, Open Source Strategy Lead, Microsoft Corporation

2011 06 21 NikG_OpenGovPlatform_v1_Optimized (G cloud PPTs)

Sean McGrath, Build Director, KLISS

2011 06 21 open_canada_v1 (Sean McGrath PPT)

Phil Dana, Vice President, BMB Data Consulting

2011 06 21 Data Management – A key enabler to Open Data & Open Government (G Cloud PPTs)

Andy MacLeod, Head of Public Sector, Cisco UK

2011 06 27 OpenCanadaAndyMac (Cisco 1)

kloudtrack® was recently recognized as the Best Information Technology company at the 2011 Incubator Company of the Year Award (ICOY) ceremony.   This award publicly recognizes the accomplishments of companies involved in data management, wireless communication, and other forms of information technology and provides a forum for the nominees to increase their visibility in business, technology, and investment communities. 

kloudtrack® was specifically recognized for its unique appraoch to cloud-based GRC and for its efforts in assisting customers in government, financial services, healthcare/medical, pharma and other industry sectors in employing sophisticated Cloud 2.0™ solutions while also keeping costs in-line.   The ability to “Do More With Less” is a key aspect of kloudtrack® value to budget-sensitive organizations. 

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About kloudtrack®: Headquartered in Annapolis, MD kloudtrack® is a Software-as-a-Service and cloud computing (SaaS|Cloud) company offering Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) technologies and solutions for Business Processes, Data Management and Human Interaction workflow.  kloudtrack® integrates best-practices management with audit-trails that place a premium on monitoring users, data, transparency and collaborative processes as they relate to sensitive data assets.

kloudtrack® is one of the first technology and solution providers to address specific international, federal, state and industry-imposed regulatory compliance standards in SaaS|Cloud environments across multiple vertical industry sectors. This understanding and integration of GRC factors truly sets kloudtrack® technologies, solutions and intellectual property apart in the market.

kloudtrack® was also selected by Microsoft® Corporation for its Startup Accelerator Program – an initiative that highlights companies developing unique and innovative technologies on Microsoft platforms.  Learn more at www.kloudtrack.com or contact the company directly at 240-499-3844 or sales@kloudtrack.com.

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