Tod Newcombe, Government Technology, Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Cloud computing is a cheaper, more reliable way to manage electronic records than hard drives or paper -- yet a recent IRS scandal shows how governments at every level are slow to change their ways.
David Stegon, fedscoop, Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Chris Niehaus, senior director of Microsoft’s Cloud Computing Program, sat down with FedScoop at the 2014 Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference in Washington, D.C., to discuss current trends in public sector cloud computing.
Tracy Mitrano, Inside Higher Ed, Monday, July 14, 2014
What difference does cloud computing make with regard to accessibility? As a governance, compliance, and matter of risk management, the answer is essentially “no difference.” Accessibility is as much a compliance issue as privacy, security, and export control.
Greg Otto, FedScoop, Monday, July 14, 2014
They are coming: Cloudlets. Fog Computing. Cyberforaging. As use of cloud computing grows and the federal government looks to harness its possibilities, scientists have already started working on what the next iteration of cloud will look like. At the same time, global bandwidth continues to dwindle, with networks only able to handle so much traffic.
Anthony Robbins, FCW, Tuesday, July 08, 2014
In recent years, however, making server virtualization a priority has produced dramatic cost savings and myriad benefits for IT managers and end users alike. Yet for all the advancements we've seen in consumer technology and enterprise applications in the past couple of decades, government networks have remained largely unchanged.
Drew Turney, ZDNet, Tuesday, July 01, 2014
A recent survey predicts that growing proportions of IT budget will migrate from on-premise capabilities to off-premise services like hosted IT and public cloud. While this seems like an inevitable progression, it will be gradual, and hybrid cloud is the enabling bridge between the two service deployment models.
Rod Trent, WindowsITPro, Friday, June 27, 2014
If Obama is truly serious about fixing the U.S. economy he'd take that executive order pen of his and do something about the NSA's electronic eavesdropping programs. He seems to wave it around confidently for everything except those things that truly matter to the American people.