The Federal Government’s Secret 1966 Cloud Computing Plan

November 28, 2011
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Even as far back as 45 years ago, the US federal government was debating and struggling with ways to consolidate its data centers and become more service-oriented across its agency silos. At the time, though, it looked like the cost would have been $2 million a year to start — a bargain compared to today’s $80 billion-a-year IT budget.

From The Lewiston Daily, June 14, 1966:

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