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Drop The ‘Magic’ Cloud Talk And 5 Other Steps To Cloud Migration Success

Next Gov | Mar 27, 2015

Dan Chenok is the executive director of the IBM Center for the Business of Government The IBM Center recently hosted a roundtable discussion among several agency chief information officers and IT leaders about the state of play when it comes to...

SSA Fortifies Data Future With Move To All Virtual Storage

GCN | Mar 27, 2015

The Social Security Administration is looking toward a new approach to storage in the next year as it prepares to launch the Electronic Vault system, a key piece of the agency’s new National Support Center. The NSC is a 300,000 square foot,...

Balance Tape And Flash In Layered Storage Mix

GCN | Mar 25, 2015

For agency data center managers looking to improve the economy of their data centers, the best options for cost savings lie in how their storage mix is managed. Thanks to new virtualization techniques and emerging flash storage technologies, data...

Can The DOD Change Its Data Center Model?

Fed Tech | Mar 19, 2015

How do the Defense Department's IT operations and investments stack up against those of large private firms? That's a question DOD CIO Terry Halvorsen hears often, whether it's cloud computing adoption or data center investments. These days, the...

Army PEO-EIS And The Elements Of Modernization

Defense Systems | Mar 19, 2015

Army PEO-EIS and the elements of modernization By David C. WalshMar 19, 2015The Army's Program Executive Office Enterprise Information Systems, which manages $3.5 billion in IT assets, is the service's lead IT organization, and is further along in...

DoD Now Emphasizes Cost Over Quantity In Data Center Consolidation

Federal News Radio | Mar 19, 2015

When the Defense Department first started its data center consolidation push four years ago, the approach was relatively straightforward: First, count the data centers, then close as many as possible. DoD says it is now applying a more nuanced...

Vapor IO Unpacks Data Center Design For The Network Edge

GCN | Mar 10, 2015

Data center developer Vapor IO has introduced the Vapor Chamber, an innovation in data center design that it says will significantly lower the capital and operating costs of building and running data centers. The Vapor Chamber has a “hyper...

Cloud Migration & Data Center Consolidation

Federal News Radio | Mar 10, 2015

March 10, 2015 -- Today's guests are Dave Gwyn and Chris Howard, vice presidents of Federal sales at Nutanix. Government agencies are under significant pressure to modernize their IT operations to support directives such as cloud migration and...

OVERNIGHT TECH: Chorus Sings New Tune On Songwriter Payments

The Hill – Hillicon Valley | Mar 4, 2015

THE LEDE:A bipartisan handful of lawmakers in both chambers brought back legislation on Wednesday aiming to change the way songwriters get paid for their work. Lawmakers pushing the Songwriter Equity Act say that they were laying down their marker...

Blog: DISA Cloud Pricing – MilCloud Laps RACE?

MeriTalk | Mar 2, 2015

SHARE: True to their word, Terry Halvorsen and Major General Alan Lynn released milCloud pricing on Friday. Here's the chance for industry to see the competitor's price card. Some observations. Let's start with the definition -milCloud is designed...

FBI’s Biometric Data Center Key To Identifying Jihadi John

Homeland Security News Wire | Mar 2, 2015

BiometricsFBI's biometric data center key to identifying Jihadi John Published 2 March 2015Share| The FBI is unlikely to release details of how, working with allies in the United Kingdom, it managed to accomplish the task of identifying "Jihadi...

DCIM: Exposing IT Value To The Business

Government CIO Magazine | Mar 1, 2015

The IT industry is currently experiencing an amazing transformation. Whereas most long-term IT professionals have spent their careers creating and supporting increasingly complex IT structures with primary metrics of availability and uptime, the...