Increasingly, the cloud is in wide use as part of our nation’s defense. There are important benefits and challenges affecting the military as it determines how to implement the use of the cloud by utilizing public, private and/or hybrid capabilities. This panel discusses benefits, pitfalls, challenges and methodologies for how to utilize the cloud in garrison and tactical environments.
Moderated by: LTG Mark Bowman, USA (Ret.), former Director Command, Control, Communications and Computers (C4) / Cyber, Chief Information Officer, Joint Staff, J6/CIO, the Pentagon, Washington, D.C.
• SES John Wilcox, former CIO, SOCOM, J6
• COL John McLaughlin, USA (Ret.), former Director, C4 Operations, SOCOM
• CW5 Robert G. Byrd, SOCOM J6 Chief Engineer and Senior Technical advisor
• Army Force Modernization Command G6 (Invited)
• DISA (invited)
Cloud Computing at the Tactical Edge