Cloud

January 24, 2019
Assessing Your Agency’s Readiness for the Cloud premium
Article by Brandon Shopp, Vice President, Product Strategy, SolarWinds A recent report regarding the modernization of Federal Information Technology (IT), coordinated by the American Technology Council (ATC) last year, called for agencies to “identify solutions to current barriers regarding agency cloud adoption.” Couple the report with the White House draft release of a new “Cloud Smart” […]
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January 24, 2019
2019 is the Year When Hybrid Cloud Becomes the New Normal for Government premium
2019 will be the year of the hybrid cloud, claim federal executives. As offices like FedRAMP, OMB, and GSA continue to promote cloud computing as the path to IT modernization, hybrid cloud can help alleviate the regulatory compliance and security requirements that agencies must adhere to. With a hybrid strategy, agencies can maintain legacy applications […]
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January 9, 2019
Cloud Risk Report 2019: More Data Exposed, More Threats Events Detected premium
Cloud services are accelerating agility and collaboration and generating cost-efficiencies for government agencies. But as the public sector takes more and more advantage of the cloud, it’s important not to forget the data. In SaaS environments, agencies own the security of that data and need to access it appropriately. When using IaaS or PaaS, government […]
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Government Writer
December 17, 2018
For a Better Customer Experience, Look to the Cloud premium
The service-to-the-citizen movement is adding oomph to federal agencies’ adoption of cloud computing. And vice versa. Note that the Obama-era cloud-first policy was reiterated in the Trump administration’s President’s Management Agenda. Maturation of the Federal and Authorization Management Program, or FedRAMP, has somewhat simplified the process. A range of software-as-a-service products has received the FedRAMP […]
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October 31, 2018
AWS Insight: The Role of the Cloud in Powering U.S. Elections premium
Choice and self-determination are cornerstones of our nation’s democratic process. Come election night, we might not all root for the same candidates, but there’s one point we can all rally around – the need for modernization and the role of the cloud in powering U.S. elections. Elections administrators, political campaigns, and civic organizations are faced […]
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October 29, 2018
Government Cloud Computing Gets Renewed Emphasis premium
The Obama and Trump administrations may not have a lot in common. But encouraging federal agencies to move their computing workloads to cloud services providers has been a definite point of policy continuity. Recall that during the Obama years, cloud and a fresh data center consolidation initiative roughly coincided. (I say “fresh” because of presidential […]
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August 1, 2018
Hybrid IT and Cloud Computing will be AI’s Biggest Asset as the Government Embraces Digital Transformation premium
Artificial intelligence (AI) is coming. Contrary to the stuff of science fiction, however, AI has the potential to have a positive impact within the federal IT community. The adoption of AI will likely be the result of the adoption of hybrid and cloud IT computing. AI is not new. While highly effective, AI has historically […]
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June 14, 2018
Securing the Government Cloud: Focus on Cloud Visibility, Not Control premium
Government agencies are moving to the cloud. It’s been a recurring message for a number of years, but in 2018 new statistics from Gartner give us concrete data on cloud spend: local governments spend 20.6% of their IT budget on cloud, while national governments spend 22%. Although spend levels may be on a parity, the […]
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June 7, 2018
Why a Data Fabric is the Answer to Managing Data in the Hybrid Government Cloud premium
Federal government agencies as well as states and cities are rich repositories of data – data on everything from health to public safety, education to the environment. But those same organizations have moved beyond being isolated data storehouses. Data is no longer locked away on devices and storage drives, hidden behind firewalls. Instead, it’s becoming […]
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Information Architect
After Atlanta SamSam Ransomware Attack, Learn How to Better Protect your Agency premium
Another day, another government ransomware victim. On March 22nd, 2018, the city of Atlanta found itself locked out of computers across government offices and facing a ransom demand of $51,000 or $6,800 per computer, GCN reported. The attack affected internal systems and citizen-facing apps that residents use to pay bills and access court-related information. The […]
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