It’s no surprise that recent reports of NASA’s shift from OpenStack — and open source cloud computing — in favor of a commercial platform stirred some chatter in and around the federal space.

After all, NASA officials foresaw open source cloud computing’s potential and invested in the new phenomenon back in 2008, when it was still just a shimmer on the horizon. Keep reading →

When it comes to moving apps to the cloud, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration has a distinct advantage over most other civilian agencies-in-house technology expertise.

NASA’s scientists and engineers have built the agency’s own private cloud, called Nebula, which will host most of the applications and services destined for the cloud at NASA. Keep reading →