Green Internet and Cyber-Infrastructure – Japan to build massive cloud infrastructure for e-government

The Kasumigaseki Cloud the name of a Japanese project that plans to build a massive cloud computing infrastructure to support all of the government’s IT systems  from now until 2015. The goal of the project consolidate all government IT systems into a single cloud infrastructure to improve operation efficiency and reduce cost. 
This initiative is one of nine action points set forth by the Japan’s Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications to stimulate growth of the industry in Japan. 
Additional proposals were put forth to develop and implement ubiquitous Green ICT solutions, including initiatives like the Kasumigaseki Cloud, boost ICT human resources, and the creation of “safe and secure networks” for the public.