Policy has gotten in the way of innovation. At least that’s what Paul Brubaker, director of planning and performance management in the Office of the Chief Management Office at the Defense Department, believes government has let happen.
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Two hundred some years after its discovery, the Rosetta Stone still holds the marks inscribed into it and is an important piece of data that traversed military coups, natural disasters and ruthless conquers. Which begs the questions: What will happen to our data today in 2,000 years or even 100 years? Can data last… forever?
Gunnar Hellekson, chief technologist at Red Hat U.S. public sector, and Dave Egts, chief technologist at Red Hat U.S. public sector, discuss challenges in the cloud.
Gunnar Hellekson, chief technologist at Red Hat U.S. public sector, and Dave Egts, chief technologist at Red Hat U.S. public sector, discuss how PaaS differs from IaaS.
More than 12,000 email accounts have been migrated to the DOD Enterprise Email, the Defense Information Systems Agency’s private, cloud-based email system.
How do we protect ever-growing tide of data, particularly in government settings where data protection is a priority? Jarrett Potts, director of strategic marketing for STORServer, lays out five key items for consideration as governments move forward with data protection plans for 2014.
The U.S. Army has awarded a Blanket Purchase Agreement to Microsoft and Dell for 50,000 seats of Office 365 and Cloud Services, including email and calendaring, Office Web Apps, unified communications capabilities such as Microsoft Lync, and Sharepoint collaboration tools.
Verizon Enterprise Solutions today announced a series of feature enhancements and European availability for its cloud-based Universal Identity Services, as the march toward a single, trusted and universal identity for citizens and government employees continues.
The Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program, known as FedRAMP, is designed to standardize security assessment, authorization and continuous monitoring for cloud products and services. But it is an expensive and time-consuming undertaking for even the largest companies, which might explain why to date only seven cloud infrastructure providers have been granted provisional authority to operate governmentwide.
Recent surveys by the Association of Government Accountants and Solarwinds found technology mixed with budget constraints top chief financial officers and IT professionals’ list of concerns.
In the future, there won’t be cloud computing — there will just be computing, according to an industry expert.
HP Enterprise Services will serve as a subcontractor to provide cloud services to the U.S. Postal Service’s new authentication infrastructure.
The Navy announced Monday it had upgraded the Navy Lessons Information System, a searchable database of information to help fleet readiness.
Cloud security remains a concern for many agencies, and became the focal point at this week’s Amazon Web Services Public Sector Summit.
Agencies are working to streamline and automate their electronic records collection processes, while the National Archives is building the capacity to store those records. Federal CIOs on Tuesday discussed their efforts with industry partners.
This week, we hear from Mark Orndorff, chief information assurance executive and program executive officer for mission assurance at the Defense Information Systems Agency.
Jeffrey Lush, CTO, Dell Services Federal Government, shares in this FedScoopTV interview how IT — and cloud computing, specifically — can lower the cost of government
Terry Halvorsen, CIO, Department of the Navy, discusses with FedScoopTV what agencies can do to thwart cyber-attacks.
Cloud adoption has seen growth across the board in the last 18 months, and organizations are now ready to migrate an increasing number of mission-critical applications to cloud-based infrastructure, according to new research.