Guest of the Week (6/16/17)
Teresa Carlson, Vice President of the Worldwide Public Sector, Amazon Web Services Inc.
Congratulations Teresa! You are theCUBE’s Guest of the Week.
However Amazon Web Services Inc. may struggle in selling cloud to glacier-paced government agencies, at least one of those that readers may have heard of — the US Central Intelligence Agency — just vouched for it at the AWS Public Sector Summit in Washington, D.C.
CIA Chief Information Officer John Edwards said from the conference stage that adopting Amazon’s cloud has been perhaps the agency’s’ smartest decision to date, according to John Walls (@JohnWalls21), co-host of theCUBE, SiliconANGLE Media’s mobile live streaming studio.
“We just had to drop the microphone — boom — and you’re sort of done,” Carlson said. It marks a milestone in AWS’ journey through the public sector, which aroused lots of skepticism in the beginning, she explained.
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