The Government and Cloud

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The role of cloud computing in government IT – an introduction to the large G-Cloud and App Store project under way in the UK; what the UK public sector hopes to gain from a cloud approach, an overview of the proposed technical architecture, and how to deliver the benefits of cloud while still meeting government’s stringent security requirements.

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Kate Craig-Wood

Memset

Kate Craig-Wood is an award-winning leading female IT entrepreneur and CEO of cloud hosting provider, Memset, a high-security Cloud hosting provider. She champions the cause of British SMEs and is a committed advocate of the British Government’s IT SME agenda.

She passionately believes in a future based on open-standards and open-source technologies. An environmentalist also, she currently doing a part-time PhD studying cloud computing and climate change. Kate strives to be a role model encouraging younger girls into STEM.

Kate’s interests include energy efficiency, virtualisation, cybersecurity, deep learning networks, blockchain, big data analytics, SCUBA diving, skiing, airsoft, LGBT affairs, online gaming (MUDs) and her dog, Monty.

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