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Cloud computing girds governments against natural disaster threats, expert says

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A strong broadband connection must be established prior to a cloud transition, which rural communities often lack as part of their technological infrastructure, the outlet reports.

For municipal government leaders mulling over cloud computing for data storage, the threat of natural disasters should be a strong motivating factor, according to officials speaking at a recent event in Washington D.C.

StateScoop reports that Angelina Panettieri, a federal technology and communications lobbyist at the National League of Cities, recommended cloud computing as a superior option for data storage, arguing that it can ensure speedy recovery of critical systems when disaster strikes…

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