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February 9th, 2011
Western States Look to Solve GIS Storage Woes in the Cloud

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A consortium of Western states is looking to store geographic information system data in a commercial cloud computing environment to cut storage costs and improve efficiency, according to Utah CIO Stephen Fletcher. Officials of the states of Colorado, Montana, Oregon and Utah will eventually issue a request for proposals for a commercial cloud storage provider after assessing industry input submitted through a request for information issued last November.  Recommendations based on that input are due to the state CIOs this week. Read More


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