Big Data in the Public Sector: Leveraging the Power of the Cloud

Presented Live on December 10, 2015


By moving data to the cloud, agencies can achieve a number of different federal requirements, including cloud-readiness and data center consolidation. Meeting these goals helps them better manage big data while keeping costs down and minimizing their data center footprint. Offering tested strategies from the NIH, other public sector organizations with big data concerns can be more confident in utilizing the cloud for their data.

In this session, you will learn:

  • How the cloud is incredibly versatile, making it a great option for a wide variety of big data in public sector applications
  • What potential cost-savings you can find by exploring the cloud for storage and computing
  • How you can use the cloud to improve productivity
  • Where the cloud fits in increasing data availability when it is necessary while still keeping the data secure


  • Philip Bourne, Associate Director for Data Science, National Institutes of Health (NIH)
  • Wilfred Justin, SOA, Security & Cloud Architect, Amazon Web Services
  • Jeff Tabor, Sr. Director, Product Management and Marketing, Avere Systems