In a May 17, 2016 memo, the DON CIO issued updated guidance for acquiring commercial cloud services in the DON. The updated memo amends May 15, 2015 guidance titled, “Acquisition and Use of Commercial Cloud Computing Services.” This memo delegates final approval authority for Navy and Marine Corps commercial cloud services business case analyses (BCAs) to the DON Deputy CIO (Navy) and DON Deputy CIO (Marine Corps). DON CIO retains final approval authority of Secretariat BCAs. The memo also cites specific Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) guidance on acquiring commercial cloud computing services.
This final rule amends the Federal Acquisition Regulation to clarify the training requirements for contractors whose