Kevin Jackson

CEO/Founder, GovCloud Network

Kevin L. Jackson is a globally recognized cloud computing expert and Founder/Author of the award winning “Cloud Musings” blog. Mr. Jackson has also been recognized as a “Top 100 Cybersecurity Influencer and Brand” by Onalytica (2015), a Huffington Post “Top 100 Cloud Computing Experts on Twitter” (2013) and a “Top 50 Cloud Computing Blogger for IT Integrators” by CRN (2015). Mr. Jackson’s professional career includes service in the US Navy Space Systems Command, Vice President J.P. Morgan Chase, Worldwide Sales Executive for IBM and NJVC Vice President, Cloud Services. He is currently part of a team responsible for onboarding mission applications to the US Intelligence Community cloud computing environment (IC ITE). He is also a National Cyber security Institute Fellow. His first book, “GovCloud: Cloud Computing for the Business of Government” was published by Government Training Inc. and released in March 2011. His second book, released in 2012 by the same publisher, is titled “GovCloud II: Implementation and Cloud Brokerage Services". His next publication, “Practical Cloud Security: A Cross Industry View”, will be released by Taylor & Francis in the spring of 2016.

Articles by Kevin Jackson

Cloud Migration Best Practice: Application Portfolio Analysis

By Kevin Jackson

In part three of this series on cloud migration best practice, we focus on migrating the application itself. Read More

By Kevin Jackson
CEO/Founder, GovCloud Network

August 8, 2018

Cloud Migration Best Practice: Classify Your Data

By Kevin Jackson

Cloud computing has done more than change the way enterprises consume information technology. It's also changing how organizations need to protect their data. Read More

By Kevin Jackson
CEO/Founder, GovCloud Network

July 27, 2018

Cloud Migration Part One: An Overview

By Kevin Jackson

Business is all about efficiency and effectiveness.  In today’s world, however, those twin goals almost always lead to journey to the cloud .  This anecdotal… Read More

By Kevin Jackson
CEO/Founder, GovCloud Network

July 16, 2018

The Incumbent Disrupter

By Kevin Jackson

Digital disruption isn't just for hip startups. Incumbents can not only compete but actually lead radical industry change. Read More

By Kevin Jackson
CEO/Founder, GovCloud Network

May 2, 2018

Get Ready for Hybrid IT and Multipath Digital Transformation

By Kevin Jackson

A Gen 2 IT operations model depends on a high level of infrastructure visibility and governance that controls assets and usage patterns. Read More

By Kevin Jackson
CEO/Founder, GovCloud Network

April 23, 2018

How a Farmer’s Son Thinks About Cyber Resiliency

By Kevin Jackson

Parents wonder if they are doing enough for their children. This truism is made real in "Pioneers of Possible," where we meet Chandra Pulamarasetti, a farmer's… Read More

By Kevin Jackson
CEO/Founder, GovCloud Network

February 28, 2018

Real Business Innovation Happens at Industry Seams

By Kevin Jackson

Real business innovation happens at industry seams. Learn more from IBM General Manager Sanjay Rishi in this "Pioneers of Possible" podcast episode. Read More

By Kevin Jackson
CEO/Founder, GovCloud Network

February 14, 2018

Develop Your Digital Workforce Strategy With Intelligent Automation

By Kevin Jackson

In the latest episode of the "Pioneers of Possible" podcast series, Elli Hurst explores how she helps IBM clients use intelligent automation to enable globally… Read More

By Kevin Jackson
CEO/Founder, GovCloud Network

January 19, 2018

How to Fuel IT Transformation With Watson

By Kevin Jackson

The "Pioneers of Possible" podcast series highlights IBM subject matter experts engaged with delivering the future today. Read More

By Kevin Jackson
CEO/Founder, GovCloud Network

January 5, 2018

Cognitive and IT Automation Converge in the Digital Ecosystem

By Kevin Jackson

Digital ecosystems disrupt traditional supply chains and IT automation is front and center. Thought leader Kevin Jackson breaks it down. Read More

By Kevin Jackson
CEO/Founder, GovCloud Network

November 13, 2017