Shows & Panels
- The 2014 Big Picture on Cyber Security
- AFCEA Answers
- Ask the CIO
- Building the Hybrid Cloud
- Connected Government: How to Build and Procure Network Services for the Future
- Continuing Diagnostics and Mitigation: Discussion of Progress and Next Steps
- Federal Executive Forum
- Federal Tech Talk
- The Future of Government Data Centers
- The Future of IT: How CIOs Can Enable the Service-Oriented Enterprise
- The Intersection: Where Technology Meets Transformation
- Maximizing ROI Through Data Center Consolidation
- Moving to the Cloud. What's the best approach for me
- Navigating Tough Choices in Government Cloud Computing
- The New Generation of Database
- Satellite Communications: Acquiring SATCOM in Tight Times
- Targeting Advanced Threats: Proven Methods from Detection through Remediation
- Transformative Technology: Desktop Virtualization in Government
- The Truth About IT Opex and Software Defined Networking
- Value of Health IT
- Air Traffic Management Transformation Report
- Cloud First Report
- General Dynamics IT Enterprise Center
- Gov Cloud Minute
- Government in Technology Series
- Homeland Security Cybersecurity Market Report
- National Cybersecurity Awareness Month
- Technology Insights
- The Cyber Security Report
- The Next Generation Cyber Security Experts
Shows & Panels
Jerry Edgerton, president of federal sales at Blue Ridge Networks, joins host John Gilroy to talk about what his company is doing to help agencies transition into cloud computing.
August 2, 2011
The General Services Administration has become the first federal agency to move its entire workforce to a cloud-based email product. GSA said it moved all 17,000 of its users all at one time, but it couldn't have pulled off the transition without months of planning, training and preparation.
A panel of industry representatives has laid out a roadmap for revising the practices agencies use to purchase cloud computing services. The group also recommends new transparency efforts aimed at getting customers to trust cloud computing. The report aims to accelerate the adoption of cloud computing.
Host Mark Amtower will talk debt crisis, cloud computing and other issues with Federal News Radio's Francis Rose.
July 25, 2011(Encore presentation August 15, 2011)
Security gaps still need to be patched for mobile and cloud computing to take off, according to GSA's David McClure.
The goal is for independent third party companies to affirm commercial cloud providers meet the FedRAMP cybersecurity requirements. The agencies will model its approach after the one used to accredit vendors to provide products and services under HSPD-12. FedRAMP will not be ready until the fall.
Agencies have stepped up the pace of their data center consolidation efforts, leading to predicted data center closures numbering well above what the Office of Management and Budget predicted earlier this year.
Host John Gilroy is joined by Michael Beckley, chief technology officer, at Appian. They will talk about how business process management has changed and what you can do to stay ahead of those changes.
July 19, 2011(Encore presentation August 30, 2011),
Federal CIO Vivek Kundra says contractors must balance collaboration with security
Jacob Haynes, the Defense Contract Management Agency's CIO, said a zero client set up will rely totally on the cloud for all computing needs.
July 14, 2011
nCircle, a security and compliance auditing provider, conducted a survey that yielded an increase in the number of agencies considering switching to cloud security, but found that cost may override other security concerns.
A single Defense department cloud email system might be in the works. Learn more in today's DoD report
The Interior Department issued its four-year technology transformation plan where it describes how it will save $100 million a year starting in 2016. Interior's roadmap focuses on back office and administrative systems.
Just-retired DoD Secretary Robert Gates issued a recent memo announcing his decision about how DISA and the chief information officer's office will change. Gates said DoD will dis-establish the Networks Integration and Information office.
Host John Gilroy will talk cloud computing with Van Risau and David Blakenhorn, executives at DLT Solutions.
July 5, 2011
Mark Forman, the first e-gov administrator. gives a forecast on the future of cloud computing.
After a RFI and two industry days, the agency is preparing one or more solicitations to move its technology backbone to the cloud. HUD also is taking advantage of the TechStat sessions to improve the oversight and management of its ongoing IT projects.
EyakTek receives the authority to operate under the infrastructure-as-a-service contract to offer three cloud services.
Shawn McCarthy is the research director at IDC Government Insights.
GSA, DoD, DHS still need at least another month to finalize the FedRAMP requirements. Agencies and vendors are anxiously waiting the FedRAMP process to speed up the move to cloud computing and save money. The CIO Council also is developing the top 20 cloud security considerations to help agencies mitigate risks.