March 15, 2012 | Written by: Andrew MacIsaac
Law Officer Magazine published an article authored by Mark Cleverley, IBM director of public safety, that highlights the value of using cloud computing to better manage the massive influx of data and reduce costs. The article dispels a number of myths including losing control of their information and the misconception that the cloud isn’t a secure environment. Additionally, it also highlights how law enforcement agencies are already using the FBI’s National Data Exchange and COPLINK. Both of which are Web-based solutions that do not reside locally. Instead they are secure environments that are crucial to enabling police agencies to have access to the information they need to keep their communities safer.
Read the entire article here.