The Department of Defense (DoD) Chief Information Officer (CIO) is committed to accelerating the adoption of cloud computing within the Department and to providing a secure, resilient Enterprise Cloud Environment through an alignment with Department-wide Information Technology (IT) efficiency initiatives, federal data center consolidation and cloud computing efforts.
As directed by the DoD CIO Designation of the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) as the Department of Defense Enterprise Cloud Service Broker (ECSB), DISA will establish the enterprise solution to support customers with cloud service requirements that will leverage commercial service providers infrastructures and provide cloud service offerings to the Department.
The ECSB strives to:
- Extend commercial cloud services to DoD Agencies/COCOMs/Services, while ensuring mission assurance and information interoperability is maintained
- Manage and enable the use, performance and delivery of cloud services and negotiate relationships between cloud providers and cloud consumers
- Provide an organizational focus point to consolidate cloud service demand at an enterprise level, and negotiate for the best service usage rate across the DoD.