Since early this year, the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) has been funding a study which is examining potential ways to quickly standup IT infrastructure in support of a disaster response outside the U.S. (see also, this blog: NGA and Geospatial Community Explore Using the Cloud for Disaster Response). In early June, that effort entered its second and final phase with NGA IT provider, NJVC, serving as project lead. Also part of the team: Google. More below:
NJVC Platform as a Service to Include Google Geospatial Services for NCOIC Geospatial Community Cloud Project in Support of Disaster Relief Efforts
(NJVC News Release, July 9, 2013)
Comment: Time for me to go when I need to read a news release twice to visualize who is doing what to whom...
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