San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) September 29, 2011
Granicus, the award-winning cloud platform provider for government transparency, efficiency, and citizen participation, today revealed new data examining the top reasons why government agencies are increasingly shifting their business applications to the cloud in a white paper entitled, "Governing in the Cloud™".
The research showcases the top 5 benefits government agencies are realizing from cloud services, explores the popularity and potential of a government-only cloud platform, gives real-world examples of government success with cloud-based applications, and offers critical insights on the most logical ways for government to start migrating their data to the cloud.
“Within the past year, we’ve seen the need for government to adopt cloud-based applications rise sharply as they confront higher volumes of citizen requests for data, video, and other rich services on their networks,” said Tom Spengler, Granicus CEO and Co-Founder. “The cloud is becoming the smartest way to meet these demands. This year, Granicus has experienced a surge of new government agencies requesting to leverage our cloud platform to deliver services to their community with greater speed and quality–while simultaneously keeping costs low. We wanted to examine this trend to help shed light on the true value and necessity of cloud technologies for government–both today and in the future.”
Below are the key topics analyzed in Granicus’ newly released white paper:
Granicus’ cloud is powering over 109 million government webcasts and hosting over 1.9 million government records and media files for nearly 1,000 government agencies at the local, state, and federal level. We surveyed our customer base and conducted interviews to present the conclusions reported in this study.
Granicus, Inc. is the award-winning cloud platform provider for government transparency, efficiency, and citizen participation. It offers the first cloud platform and product suites designed specifically to help government agencies establish meaningful connections with citizens while reducing operational costs. Granicus has been recognized the past four years for being one of the fastest growing company private companies in the U.S., San Francisco, and the Silicon Valley by Deloitte LLP, the San Francisco Business Times, and Inc. Magazine.