ISLANDIA, N.Y., April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CA Technologies (NASDAQ: CA) today announced that Adam Famularo, general manager of the company's Cloud Computing business, has been named a commissioner for TechAmerica Foundation's new Commission on the Leadership Opportunity in U.S. Deployment of the Cloud (CLOUD2). The commission's three-month mandate is to provide the Obama Administration with recommendations for how government could better deploy cloud computing, and for public policies that will help drive United States innovation in the cloud and spur economic growth.
In his role as a CLOUD2 commissioner, Famularo will collaborate with leaders across industry and academia to provide recommendations to drive further U.S. advancement and innovation with cloud computing to the Administration, including Vivek Kundra, Federal CIO, Gary Locke, Commerce Secretary, and Pat Gallagher, Commerce Under Secretary for Standards and Technology.
"The Federal Government is taking a leading role with its focus on cloud computing, and the commission's charter to identify additional areas of innovation and competitive advantage will help foster even stronger economic growth," said Adam Famularo, general manager, Cloud Computing business at CA Technologies. "I'm looking forward to the CLOUD2effort and working with such an impressive roster of technology industry leaders to contribute to our nation's future success."
"The Obama Administration has demonstrated a clear understanding of the need to adopt cloud technologies across the government enterprise," said Dallas Advisory Partners Founder, and TechAmerica Foundation Chairman, David Sanders. "CLOUD2 represents a broad range of companies, and is well-positioned to provide diverse insight on issues critical to the cloud. CA Technologies brings deep technology and cloud industry expertise to the table and will surely help to uncover important strategies in support of U.S. innovation."
TechAmerica Foundation educates executives, policymakers, opinion leaders, and the public on the size, scope, outlook, and impact of the technology industry and on policies that enable and promote technological innovations to advance prosperity, security, and the general welfare. Launched in 1981, the Foundation is a 501c(3) non-profit affiliate of TechAmerica, the leading voice and resource for the U.S. technology industry. The Foundation disseminates award-winning industry, policy, and market research covering topics such as U.S. competitiveness in a global economy, innovation in government, government IT forecasts, technology employment and international trade indicators, and other areas of national interest. It also organizes conferences and seminars to explore pertinent issues with government and industry representatives and to share the Foundation's findings.
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