G-Cloud deputy director leaves for VMware

Andy Tait, who has been the government's deputy director of the G-Cloud, will join VMware as head of public-services strategy

Andy Tait has stepped down as the government's deputy director of the G-Cloud, datacentre consolidation and application store programme.

Tait's departure comes at a time when the government is drawing up a strategy that will detail how organisations across the public sector will move to accessing IT services from the cloud.

Tait had been in the role since November 2009 and has left Whitehall to join virtualisation specialist VMware as head of UK public-services strategy.

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