The ATARC Cloud & Data Center Working Group is a technical working group of government, academia and private industry thought leaders collaborating on topics of interest to the Federal cloud & data center community. The group’s goal is to provide the Federal Government with recommendations for methods to increase efficiency and reduce cost using cutting-edge cloud and data center solutions.


ATARC’s Cloud & Data Center Working Group will have a kickoff meeting on Monday, May 15 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. (Register)

For government inquiries, please contact Tim Harvey at

For industry inquiries, please contact Jordan Purvis at

Key Objectives of ATARC Cloud Working Group:

  • Form dedicated Project Teams that work together with government participants and focus on specific cloud and data center topic areas
  • Identify technology and associated contract vehicles that government can utilize to procure cloud products, services and solutions

Key Activities of ATARC Cloud Working Group:

  • Bi-weekly status call with members of your project team
  • Ability to attend meetings for all other project teams
  • Quarterly in-person meetings at government location
  • Project deliverables to support Data Center Optimization Initiative Managing Partner PMO
  • Weekly leadership call to discuss project activities & progress

Enabling Federal Cloud Adoption

January 2016 Project Report: Findings and Recommendations of ATARC’s Cloud Innovation Lab (.pdf)

Host Organization

atarcThe Advanced Technology Academic Research Center (ATARC) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that provides a collaborative forum for government, academia and industry to resolve emerging technology challenges. ATARC also introduces innovative technology from academic research labs to the Federal government and private industry.