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      Government needs more cloud computing platforms

      The federal government needs more companies to provide cloud computing services for its federal agencies to meet growing demand, Federal Times reports.

      Only seven companies are currently meet the stringent federal guidelines to provide cloud-based platforms to the government, the report says, but the increasing trend toward the cloud means that agencies need more space.

      The government plans to close hundreds of data centers in the near future in an attempt to save tens of millions of dollars.

      READ MORE at federaltimes.com.