Shayna Williams

June 21, 2016
How Hyperconvergence Makes IT Easy and Affordable premium
When news broke last month that the Pentagon is still using 1970s-era floppy disks to run its nuclear program, most of us expressed incredulity. Unless you happen to work for the federal government that is. According to federal CIO Tony Scott, the U.S. government spends 76% of its $88 billion IT budget on operating and […]
June 17, 2016
All-Flash Storage Goes Mainstream, but Only Some Offer Enterprise-Grade Parity premium
Growing data volumes and burgeoning virtual workloads are putting increasing pressure on public sector data center power and storage systems, while also taking a toll on staff and tax payer dollars. Performance silos, forklift upgrades and increasing licensing costs are forcing organizations to change how they do business. But agencies can turn this situation around […]
June 14, 2016
7 Best Practices for Government IT Service Continuity premium
Disasters such as weather, earthquakes, fire, cyber-attacks, terrorism and even human error, have all impacted government systems at one point or another and will continue to do so. Although the financial cost of government downtime isn’t as high as it is in corporate sectors such as the finance industry, the public sector is acutely aware […]
How the Feds Can Ensure Data Governance in the Age of the Internet of Everything premium
With the explosion of IoT sensors and devices, the data available to us is getting bigger and bigger. It’s a particular challenge facing federal agencies, especially in light of NARA’s Capstone compliance initiative, as well as an opportunity. Accessing data across the government and using powerful analytics to evaluate that data opens the doors to […]