Current architecture /infrastructure is outdated and presents many maintenance issues.
Costs for licensing and new equipment are increasing/unaffordable by Government.
Bandwidth requirements/space allocation outweighs the value of on-hand technology.
The need for widgets that allow users to generate content and collaborate are
available, but not compatible for inclusion in current architecture.
Government funding will not be available for reset/lifecycle.
A reduction in policy/instruction would put most users on the same page.
Cloud Computing Initiatives for the Army will set direction, establish guidelines and define the future vision and architecture for the LANDWARNET
5/26/2011 UNCLASSIFIED Cloud Resource Model Document current Architecture Survey Customers Develop Needs Statement Review Available options Gather costs per option Develop vision Goal Area Determine Solution Visualize your operation using new technologies available Query Agencies within your parameter to determine technologies which will remain Prepare initial statement of work identifying all requirements and the need for cloud applications to replace Contact solutions providers for availability and provisioning costs Identify Communications equipment, software, platforms architecture and policies Prepare budget criteria for decision makers Primary Objective Old Communications Model Complete list of service needs Establish Performance Metrics Initiative Get Buy-in from leadership Assign Clear Courses of action and needs per vendor Establish Communications Initiative and Develop Portal New Communications Model Establish Governance and install product Reach Initiative Obtain Funding and specify contracting method
Various Private Cloud Mission Applications DISA PKI/CAC DISA-Army Cloud SIPR/NIPR Desktop Service Army Enterprise CDS Army Users 1. End User to Enterprise 2. Enterprise to Cloud 3. Enterprise to Cloud to Enterprise 1 2 3 Army – DISA Maintained Service COA 1 5/26/2011 UNCLASSIFIED
Commercial Cloud NIPR Desktop Service Various Private Cloud Mission Applications DISA PKI/CAC DISA-Army Cloud SIPR Desktop Service Army Enterprise CDS Army Users 1 3 3 2 1. End User to Enterprise 2. Enterprise to Cloud 3. Enterprise to Cloud to Enterprise Commercial – DISA – Army Service COA’s 2,3,4 5/26/2011 UNCLASSIFIED