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Cloud Computing News

Achieving network security when moving to the cloud

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

Tuesday - 08/02/2011, 08:17pm EDT
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GSA finishes cloud email migration

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.

Thursday - 07/28/2011, 06:09am EDT
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Industry pushes cloud procurement reforms

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.

Tuesday - 07/26/2011, 11:32pm EDT
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An in depth look at the hottest government topics

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)

Monday - 07/25/2011, 07:28pm EDT

Mobile, cloud trends key to FOSE discussions

Security gaps still need to be patched for mobile and cloud computing to take off, according to GSA's David McClure.

Thursday - 07/21/2011, 03:57pm EDT

NIST, GSA setting up cloud validation process

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.

Thursday - 07/21/2011, 06:55am EDT
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Data center consolidation ahead of schedule

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.

Thursday - 07/21/2011, 06:47am EDT
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Handling business process management

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),

Tuesday - 07/19/2011, 08:07pm EDT
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Kundra seeks broader vendor pool

Federal CIO Vivek Kundra says contractors must balance collaboration with security

Monday - 07/18/2011, 07:28pm EDT
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DCMA zeroes in on new computing approach

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

Friday - 07/15/2011, 01:03am EDT

Survey: Cost of cloud may be top priority over security

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.

Tuesday - 07/12/2011, 03:15pm EDT

DISA cloud contract for all of DoD?

A single Defense department cloud email system might be in the works. Learn more in today's DoD report

Tuesday - 07/12/2011, 11:24am EDT

Interior defines new approach to IT

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.

Friday - 07/08/2011, 05:12pm EDT

DoD decides not to move DISA to Cyber Command

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.

Wednesday - 07/06/2011, 03:28pm EDT

Moving to the cloud

Host John Gilroy will talk cloud computing with Van Risau and David Blakenhorn, executives at DLT Solutions.
July 5, 2011

Tuesday - 07/05/2011, 07:23pm EDT
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A forecast of cloud computing

Mark Forman, the first e-gov administrator. gives a forecast on the future of cloud computing.

Tuesday - 07/05/2011, 04:56pm EDT
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Cloud is next step for HUD's IT infrastructure

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.

Monday - 07/04/2011, 10:37am EDT
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GSA approves first infrastructure cloud provider

EyakTek receives the authority to operate under the infrastructure-as-a-service contract to offer three cloud services.

Friday - 07/01/2011, 07:58pm EDT

Some cloud services altering long-term federal IT

Shawn McCarthy is the research director at IDC Government Insights.

Thursday - 06/30/2011, 03:51pm EDT
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More time needed to finalize FedRAMP

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.

Wednesday - 06/29/2011, 08:38pm EDT
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