>“It’s a time-critical service,” he told journalists at agency's Tokyo HQ today. “We can’t say the warning was late because of the cloud service... I think it’s a little unlikely to move to the cloud.”
Holy shit someone with the power of the purse strings and with a lick of sense about IT, in government even. Obviously not a western country. If it was, especially in the private sector, his bonus would depend on reducing costs and everything else would be second and of course he would not say the silliness above.