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Q&A: DOJ’s Joe Klimavicz Discusses Data Center Consolidation

Fed Tech | Jan 28, 2015

In addition to serving as the Department of Justice's CIO, Joseph Klimavicz leads the Data Center Consolidation Task Force for the CIO Council, an interagency forum on IT management. The task force brings together data center program managers,...

Network Upgrades Help Oregon Agencies Maintain Productivity

StateTech | Jan 26, 2015

From the police department to forestry to transportation, just about every agency in the state of Oregon depends heavily on network connectivity to fulfill its mission. Oregon's IT staff recently conducted a study that found that 70 percent of the...

How Virtual Desktops Enable Employee Mobility

StateTech | Jan 25, 2015

With budget and staff cuts looming on the horizon, Hamilton County, Ind., sought to migrate from Microsoft Windows XP to Windows 7 without purchasing a lot of new desktops. At the same time, Technology Director Chris Mertens was trying to...

Lab's Data Center Efforts Lauded

FCW | Jan 23, 2015

Lab's data center efforts lauded Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory ( Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory got a pat on the back for from its parent agency for its energy-saving data center consolidation efforts, earning an Energy...

Ensure Your Infrastructure Is Built To Last

StateTech | Jan 21, 2015

When former Baltimore CIO Chris Tonjes joined the city in 2012, he inherited a mainframe that was out of warranty and in need of replacement. Equipment was nearing end of life, and Tonjes described Baltimore's installed base of desktops as "a...

U.S.-U.K. Digital Government Partnership

The White House | Jan 16, 2015

Subscribe U.S.-U.K. Digital Government Partnership Posted by Shaun Donovan and Megan Smith on January 16, 2015 at 04:01 PM EST Today, we are building on a long history of innovation and collaboration on digital technologies with the United...

Why Climate Change Poses A Threat To The Internet

Next Gov | Jan 15, 2015

Last Monday, thousands of Perth, Australia, residentsdiscoveredthat the Internet had melted. Australia's second-largest DSL Internet service provider, iiNet, had crumbled under soaring temperatures of up to 112 degrees-Perth's third hottest...

IBM, Epic Already Prepping For Military EHR Work

FCW | Jan 7, 2015

Health IT IBM, Epic already prepping for military EHR work By Adam MazmanianJan 07, 2015 Though the Department of Defense is months away from making an award in its $11 billion electronic health record contract, IBM and health record partner Epic...

Cloud And The Changing Org Chart

FCW | Jan 2, 2015

Comment Cloud and the changing org chart By Rob Davies, Andy FlickJan 02, 2015 Nothing rattles employees more than a changing organizational chart, and it's even more unsettling when it changes around a new approach to procuring and consuming IT....

Preparing For The Data Center Of The Future

FCW | Jan 1, 2015

Comment Preparing for the data center of the future By Chris BornemanJan 01, 2015 We seem to continually look to the data center for new ways to cut costs, and that is not likely to change anytime soon, given the ongoing attention and focus on...

The Seven-Year TIC Itch: Is SSL Hurting More Than Helping?

Government CIO Magazine | Jan 1, 2015

Whatever happened to the Trusted Internet Connection (TIC) initiative? Announced amid great fanfare in November 2007, TIC (OMB M-08-05) was supposed to reduce the number of external internet connections from the public internet to federal...