Data.gov Migrating to Cloud Platform—Forbes

The Obama administration has begun transitioning its primary open-data website onto a cloud-based platform as Data.gov Next Generation. Features of the next iteration of Data.gov are also being highlighted on a website hosted by Socrata, an open-data company. Socrata was among the vendors that were awarded a $46 million blanket purchase agreement in October 2010 to deliver dataset hosting services for Data.gov.