Airports are full of talk of clouds these days, but not the clouds dotting the skies. More airports are contracting out some or all of their information technology (IT) functions, particularly data collection, to cloud service providers. Boston-based FlightView provides such services to 120 airports, mostly in North America and the Caribbean, handling data streams coming into airports and placing them into network clouds. "Airports have a lot of outside sources of data coming ...

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