Defense Announces Contract to Replace Cumbersome Travel Booking System

The government will spend $9 million to replace the aging travel booking process.

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AvePoint Public Sector Cloud Migration Handbook image description The daunting task of data discovery, classification, clean-up and migration can pose an obstacle to agencies seeking to upgrade to the cloud. The good news is that even though this is no small feat, it can be a surprisingly smooth and efficient process with the right preparation and support.

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