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

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

Two resiliency trends in IT management to watch

By Kevin Jackson

IBM's Kevin Jackson discusses 2 IT management trends for resiliency as a service. Find out more. Read more

By Kevin Jackson
CEO/Founder, GovCloud Network

November 8, 2017

Why is Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta the most tech-forward Sports & Entertainment venue?

By Kevin Jackson

If you're a football fan, a technology geek or just a fan of modern convenience, you should definitely check out this unique new stadium. Read more

By Kevin Jackson
CEO/Founder, GovCloud Network

October 20, 2017

Integrated support for multi-vendor ATM fleets

By Kevin Jackson

That world of homogenous IT technology managed entirely by the internal IT organization has long disappeared.  Operations today require efficient and global… Read more

By Kevin Jackson
CEO/Founder, GovCloud Network

September 1, 2017

Managing your virtual assets

By Kevin Jackson

Today’s businesses run in the virtual world. From virtual machines to chatbots to Bitcoin, physical has become last century’s modus operandi.  Dealing… Read more

By Kevin Jackson
CEO/Founder, GovCloud Network

August 29, 2017

Hybrid IT financial management

By Kevin Jackson

Runaway cloud computing cost may be causing an information technology industry crisis.  Expanding requirements, extended transition schedules and misleading… Read more

By Kevin Jackson
CEO/Founder, GovCloud Network

July 14, 2017

Cloud in a crisis

By Kevin Jackson

Cloud computing is more than servers and storage. In a crisis situation it can actually be a lifesaver. BlackBerry, in fact, has just become the first cloud-based… Read more

By Kevin Jackson
CEO/Founder, GovCloud Network

May 31, 2017

Blockchain for application innovation

By Kevin Jackson

Is there more than bitcoin to blockchain? The answer to that question is absolutely. Today’s blockchain is opening up a path towards the delivery of trusted… Read more

By Kevin Jackson
CEO/Founder, GovCloud Network

May 22, 2017

36 shades of computing

By Kevin Jackson

Everyone has heard of the 50 Shades of Grey. But do you know the “36 Shades of Computing”? These shades are a new way of describing the 36 point solutions… Read more

By Kevin Jackson
CEO/Founder, GovCloud Network

May 2, 2017

Why choose ITaaS

By Kevin Jackson

When executing an effective digital transformation strategy, management is tasked with placing the right workload into the most appropriate IT environment.… Read more

By Kevin Jackson
CEO/Founder, GovCloud Network

April 18, 2017