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Cloud-based solutions an opportunity and challenge for government projects

There is also a need for departments to educate the members about cloud and usage and procurement as the financial contours are different

Cloud, Cloud Services, Cloud Computing

Moreover, cloud infrastructure is about pay-per-use and that is a challenge too

Shivani Shinde Mumbai
With more and more government services getting digitized several government projects have been leveraging cloud infrastructure but the ride so far has not been smooth, say government officials.

Abhishek Singh, IAS, NEGD while speaking at a session at the 30th Nasscom Technology and Leadership Forum 2022 said that there is a need for a central body that can reduce the procurement issues of a cloud infrastructure.

“Many departments may not have the wherewithal to manage the entire cloud procurement process. Instead of that NIC (National Informatics Centre) or any other entity can have an arrangement with the cloud services provider

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First Published: Feb 17 2022 | 10:11 PM IST

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