Cloud

March 29, 2019
The Truth in Cloud: Exposing the Risks to Government premium
Federal agencies are using multiple public clouds in addition to on-premises private and non-cloud infrastructures. This mutli-cloud adoption is creating increasingly complex environments and making it difficult to manage and protect data. Without proper data management, hybrid and multi-cloud environments can quickly become just another series of expensive and risky silos. All cloud migration strategies […]
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dana.suarez@dlt.com'
Information Architect
February 20, 2019
DOD Cloud Strategy: A Gigantic Opportunity premium
For the last few weeks, the federal IT industry has been trying to decipher the 18-page “DOD Cloud Strategy”. It is dated December 2018 but was posted online this month. Among the initial reactions: 1. It seems to basically ratify the approach into which the Defense Department has deeply tread. It justifies the still-to-be-awarded Joint […]
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qa@dlt.com'
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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qa@dlt.com'
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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brian.strosser@dlt.com'
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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brian.strosser@dlt.com'
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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brandon.norris@dlt.com'
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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brian.strosser@dlt.com'
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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fking@speakerboxpr.com'
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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