Safegov

November 13, 2011

A new website was launched on 1 November 2011 with the interesting title of safegov.org. The site is apparently designed to provide government stakeholders with accurate and credible information, resulting in more well-informed decisions about the growing universe of cloud marketplace offerings. According to their launch press release ‘Inaugural SafeGov.org contributors include Michael Chertoff, former United States Secretary of Homeland Security and Managing Principal and co-founder of the Chertoff Group and David Howe, CEO of Civitas Group LLC’, so it is very US focused.

It’s useful to have a central source of information on this hot topic but I’m not sure how much additional value a new wizzy website will add to some of those mentioned last May. We will no doubt, some time in the future, find a site that is unbiased, has full coverage and presents a ‘warts and all’ picture of the cloud providers, but until then…