J. Nicholas Hoover:
Currently, according to a statement of objectives also posted online, GSA uses IBM Lotus Notes 7 for its 18,500 e-mail accounts, Blackberry Enterprise Server for mobility for about half of those accounts, and a number of other Lotus tools like Connections, Sametime, and Quickr for collaboration. It also has the option to use a number of Cisco collaboration tools — Cisco hardware and software powers the agency’s voice-over IP implementation, which is in the middle of being rolled out.
This is going to be the new outsourcing trend in large agencies and corporations. This is no small amount of emails to move to the cloud.