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.

–> View the ATARC Cloud & Data Center Working Group Leadership and Project Teams

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.