In 2017, after visiting Amazon and other high-tech companies, Defense Secretary James Mattis ordered Department of Defense (DoD) officials to create a plan to improve their IT infrastructure to reach enterprise-level, commercial infrastructure as a service (IaaS) and platform as a service (PaaS) to support its business and mission operations. In 2018, the Pentagon released a 10-year, $10 billion request for proposal with an expected completion date of 24 October 2029 to modernize and unify multiple military branches’ IT processes for classified and unclassified operations. Clients, please log in to view the full content.
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Devan Adams is Omdia’s Principal Analyst for the cloud and data center research team, where he leads Omdia’s cloud services and data center switching research. He also writes comprehensive and informative insights that allow customers to stay abreast of new market trends and important industry topics in the cloud and data center markets.
He has more than a decade of experience in network product management, marketing, telecommunications, and cloud market research. Prior to joining Omdia, he was a market analyst at Infonetics Research, where he played an instrumental role in developing Infonetics' first off-premises cloud intelligent service. During this time, he also developed and helped to manage intelligent service deliverables for data center networks, storage area networks, and software-defined networks.
Devan holds a Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering, with a minor in mathematics, and an MBA, with market research specialization, from the University of Cincinnati, US.
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