Technically News - 6/13

June 13, 2014

Technically News scans thousands of industry articles to present you with a weekly source of IT news, information, and ideas that impact the public sector.


Red Hat’s CEO Sees Open Source Cloud Domination

We’re in the middle of a paradigm shift from client servers to cloud technology, and Red Hat’s CEO, Jim Whitehurst, believes that new winners will rise from old guard of IT. Will Red Hat be a leader in that shift to open source cloud? Jim believes so, and we do too. Read this Forbes article why.

NIST Updating Mobile Forensics Guidance

NIST plans on updating their “Guidelines on Mobile Device Forensics” with two objects in mind: “To help organizations develop appropriate policies and procedures for dealing with mobile devices and to prepare forensic specialists to conduct forensically sound examinations.” Read more at GovInfo Security.

Up to 70% of Government IT Staff Will Depart Within Five Years

Cybersecurity move aside, you’re now sharing the limelight with another massive IT problem in government: attracting and keeping talent. A recent survey from TechAmerica and Grant Thornton found that up to 70% of government IT staff will leave within five years. That’s shocking. Read more of their findings at NextGov.

DLT Solutions Ups Its Cloud Game With New Procurement Tool For Government Clients

This week, DLT Solutions launched DLT Cloud Navigator, an umbrella brand for their various cloud solutions utilizing their partners. Read more at CRN.