Moving to the Cloud with NIST Initiatives and Standards<br />Dawn Leaf<br />NIST Senior Executive for Cloud Computing<br /...
An open invitation to collaborateon the road tosecure & effectivecloud computingit’s NOT a fantasy …..it’s REAL  …..<br />...
©Robert Rathe<br />NIST Mission: <br />To promote U.S. innovation and industrial competitiveness by advancingMeasurement s...
NIST Cloud Computing Program Goal<br /><ul><li>Aceleratethe federal government’s secure adoption of cloud computing
Build a USG Cloud Computing Standards Roadmap which focuses on the highest priority USG cloud computing security, interope...
Lead efforts to develop standards and guidelines in close consultation and collaboration with standards bodies, the privat...
NIST Cloud Computing Program Concept & Rationale<br />Strategic Program<br />Tactical Program <br />How to build a USG Clo...
 Guidance – Special Publications; technical advisor to Fed CIO Council
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  1. 1. Moving to the Cloud with NIST Initiatives and Standards<br />Dawn Leaf<br />NIST Senior Executive for Cloud Computing<br />February 17, 2011<br />
  2. 2. An open invitation to collaborateon the road tosecure & effectivecloud computingit’s NOT a fantasy …..it’s REAL …..<br />*<br />public domain, copyright expired<br />*<br />*<br />public domain; copyright expired<br />* Images from the movie The Wizard of Oz,<br />© 1939 Loews, Inc., © renewed 1966 MGM<br />
  3. 3. ©Robert Rathe<br />NIST Mission: <br />To promote U.S. innovation and industrial competitiveness by advancingMeasurement science,<br />standards, and<br />technology<br />in ways that<br />enhance economic <br />security and improve<br />our quality of life<br />Gaithersburg, MD<br />Courtesy HDR Architecture, Inc./Steve Hall © Hedrich Blessing <br />Boulder, CO<br />©Geoffrey Wheeler <br />
  4. 4. NIST Cloud Computing Program Goal<br /><ul><li>Aceleratethe federal government’s secure adoption of cloud computing
  5. 5. Build a USG Cloud Computing Standards Roadmap which focuses on the highest priority USG cloud computing security, interoperability and portability requirements
  6. 6. Lead efforts to develop standards and guidelines in close consultation and collaboration with standards bodies, the private sector, and other stakeholders</li></ul>4<br />
  7. 7. NIST Cloud Computing Program Concept & Rationale<br />Strategic Program<br />Tactical Program <br />How to build a USG Cloud Computing<br /> Standards Roadmap<br />NIST CC efforts<br /><ul><li> SDO submissions & support
  8. 8. Guidance – Special Publications; technical advisor to Fed CIO Council
  9. 9. Standards Acceleration to Jumpstart the Adoption of Cloud Computing (SAJACC) -- through qualitative testing of specifications against interoperability, security, and portability requirements
  10. 10. Complex Computing Simulation & Modeling – Koala IaaS resource allocation algorithms </li></ul>1. Define Target USG Cloud Computing Business Use Cases<br />priorities<br />risks<br />obstacles<br />3. Generate Cloud Computing Roadmap – <br />Translate<br /> Requirements <br />& Identify Gaps<br />2. Define Neutral Cloud Computing Reference Architecture & Taxonomy<br />Interagency Report: USG Standards Roadmap – list of Tactical Priorities & Deliverables<br />Expand<br />CC Definition<br /> ref. architecture<br />Beneficial bi-product: Identify priorities for hand-off to other stakeholders – policy makers, prototypes, pilots, R&D organizations<br />Concurrent & Iterative 3-step process<br />that drives tactical efforts<br />5<br />
  11. 11. NIST Cloud Computing Program Timeline<br />May 2010<br />Nov 2010<br />March2011<br />Oct<br />2011<br />S<br />T<br />R<br />A<br />T<br />E<br />G<br />I<br />C<br />NIST CC Forum & Workshop II<br />NIST CC Forum & Workshop III<br />NIST CC Forum & Workshop I<br />NIST CC Forum & Workshop<br />Launch CC Strategic Program<br />Initiate Stakeholder Meetings<br />Collaboratively define working group scope & resources<br />Develop Detailed Plan<br />Outreach & Fact finding with USG, Industry, SDOs<br />Execute CC Strategic program<br />Continue Stakeholder meetings<br />Integrate results into tactical priorities<br />Complete<br />USG Cloud Computing Standards<br />Roadmap<br />Interagency<br />Report<br />Assess<br />Results & <br />Replan<br />Evaluate past models & lessons learned<br />Define fresh approach to support secure & effective USG cloud computing adoption, prioritize interoperability, portability, & security requirements, collaborate, more quickly respond to operational needs<br />NIST<br />CC Definition<br />Tactical efforts<br />6<br />
  12. 12. NIST Cloud Computing<br />Forums & Workshops<br /><ul><li>Cloud Computing Forums & Workshops (May & Nov. 2010)
  13. 13. 300-500 attendees with broad industry, SDO, government & international community program participants </li></ul>NEXT ONE is April 7 & 8, 2011 on the NIST Gaithersburg MD campus<br />7<br />
  14. 14. NIST Cloud Computing Collaboration Site<br />8<br />http://collaborate.nist.gov/twiki-cloud-computing/bin/view/CloudComputing/WebHome<br />each strategic & tactical effort is a NIST-led project & working group<br />Public NIST cloud web site url http://www.nist.gov/itl/cloud/index.cfm<br />

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