U.S. Intelligence Agencies Seek A Private Cloud OS (2)

U.S. Intelligence Agencies Seek A Private Cloud OS (2)

Friday, 31 August 2012 11:30

August 29, 2012

By Patience Wait

In-Q-Tel, the investment arm of the CIA, has partnered with cloud management specialist Adaptive Computing to develop a "cloud operating system" for use by U.S. intelligence agencies.

Adaptive will integrate its Moab cloud management suite with an unspecified open source cloud platform--potentially OpenStack, CloudStack, or another alternative--to create the cloud OS.

Adaptive's Moab Cloud Suite provides service provisioning, service catalogs, and policy management in cloud environments. The company holds patents in areas such as multi-tier applications, time-based policy enforcement, and hybrid and multi-tenant clouds.

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