General Dynamics (GD)is one of the top 5 defense contractors in the world and is a well known system integrator in government circles. GD’s information systems prowess covers all five of the domains known to mankind (space, land, air, sea, and cyber).
Since the federal government initiated the "cloud first" program, government agencies as well as their suppliers have been trying to find ways to construct cloud services that meet their special needs. Due to these special requirements, public clouds may not fit the bill but community or private clouds offer some of the advantages of cloud services (on-demand, self-service, pay-for-what-you-use, etc.) while having specialized security controls.