NRC plots cloud strategy

Sources sought notices gathers info on wide swath of services

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission is exploring the possibility of using the cloud to deliver a variety of computing services.

In a sources sought notice, the NRC is conducting market research on the availability of a variety of services including:

  • Infrastructure hosting
  • Infrastructure provisioning
  • Systems administration
  • Application delivery
  • Database management and data store
  • Telephonic communication
  • Network and network management
  • Commodity applications such as Microsoft Outlook, Office Suite, geospatial
  • Business application hosting
  • Continuity of operations
  • Disaster recovery
  • Security
  • Cloud computing management

As part of the response to the notice, NCR is looking at information such as small business designation, past experience (including customer names and a description of services), what contracts under which the company can offer the services, and pricing.

The responses are due March 4.

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Nick Wakeman is the editor-in-chief of Washington Technology. Follow him on Twitter: @nick_wakeman.

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