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Cloud & Infrastructure Working Group

The ATARC Cloud & Infrastructure Working Group is a technical working group of government, academia and private industry thought leaders collaborating on topics of interest to the Federal cloud & infrastructure community. The group’s goal is to provide the Federal Government with recommendations for methods to increase efficiency and reduce cost using cloud smart and cutting-edge infrastructure solutions.

Key Group Objectives

  • Form dedicated Project Teams that work together with government participants and focus on specific cloud and data center topic areas
  • Identify technology and associated contract vehicles that government can utilize to procure cloud products, services and solutions

Key Group Activities

  • Bi-weekly status call with members of your project team
  • Ability to attend meetings for all other project teams
  • Quarterly in-person meetings at government location
  • Project deliverables to support Data Center Optimization Initiative Managing Partner PMO

Working Group Project Teams

Data Center Optimization Initiative (DCOI) Roadmap Project Team

This project team will focus on the Data Center Optimization Initiative, examining data center strategies and the transition to cloud and inter-agency shared services. The team will examine lessons learned, discuss DCOI strategic plans and new government policies that may impact DCOI.

Government Co-Chairs
Dan Twomey, GSA
Shawn Watson, GSA

Industry Vice Chairs
John Asbra, Enterprise Sales Executive, Fugue
Chris Oglesby, CEO, MorphWorks
Tony Vicinelly, Federal Technology Director, Nlyte Software

Cloud Technology Evolution Project Team

This project team will examine the adoption and advancement of cloud technologies within the Federal government, utilizing a cloud maturity model that addresses the unique needs of government agencies and cloud innovation from private industry.

Government Chair
CAPT Craig Hodge, Deputy Chief Technology Officer, Immigration and Customs Enforcement, DHS

Government Vice Chair
Pamela Wise-Martinez, Chief Cloud and Enterprise Data Architect, Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation

Industry Vice Chair
Jon Chaplin, Cloud Services Sales Principal – Federal Civilian, Hitachi Vantara

Data Center Infrastructure Management (DCIM) Energy Metering Project Team

The project team will focus on data center infrastructure and the examine proper management techniques in the data center environment. The team will discuss energy consumption, energy statistics, metering, convergent monitoring and emerging technologies such as software defined data centers.

Government Chair
Steve Naumann, GSA

Industry Chair
Tony Vicinelly, Federal Technology Director, Nlyte Software