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GSA shuts down apps.gov

The General Services Administration has closed an online storefront for software-as-a-service closely associated with former Federal Chief Information Officer Vivek Kundra. The online store, apps.gov, was shut down "in an effort to provide streamlined customer service," GSA said in a statement, using language not dissimilar from its September 2009 announcement of the storefront's creation.

Cloud computing standards and procurement processes take shape

Standards around cloud computing and processes to ease cloud adoption by federal agencies are taking shape, say government officials. It's easy to get "wrapped around the abstraction of cloud

GSA refreshes cloud computing RFQ with focus on security

The General Services Administration's second attempt at a cloud computing procurement effort went live May 13 with release of a new request for quotes, after the federal agency withdrew a previous

Apps.gov- 10 Hot Sites for Government Transparency

The federal government is not just flirting with cloud computing, it is moving directly into the cloud. A new site called Apps.gov makes it easier for federal agencies to get the cloud services they

Feds open online cloud storefront

The federal government Tuesday announced the opening of an online storefront to make it easier for federal agencies to buy cloud computing services at good prices. The site was launched as Apps.gov,