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The Environmental Protection Agency is taking the Obama administration’s “cloud first” policy on information technology to heart. All of the agency’s applications, systems and services are under consideration for migration to a cloud-computing environment.

“Everything is on the table for discussion,” said Malcolm Jackson, EPA assistant administrator for the Office of Environmental Information and chief information officer. “I ask the question, ‘Why not cloud?’ Everything is an option. We don’t have any sacred cows.” Keep reading →