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AFCEA Answers - Cloud Computing

In part two of our examination of cloud computing in the federal government, Dave McClure with the General Services Administration, and Edwin Elmore and Mark Lambdin with Cisco Systems in Washington, provide a report card on cloud computing. How are industry and government meeting the challenges of security, acquisitions and 'big data' when it comes to the cloud? And what do government and industry expect from each other when it comes to the business of cloud computing?

Monday - 07/29/2013, 05:14pm EDT
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How to optimize the use of data centers

Tony Celeste, director of Federal Sales at Brocade, will discuss best practices for designing a data center, and making it flexible enough to meet your agency's needs.
July 23, 2013

Monday - 07/22/2013, 10:54pm EDT
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Supplier quality management for federal agencies

Steve Charles, one of the co-founder of the immixGroup, will give listeners insight on how electronic problems can impact federal security.
July 16, 2013

Tuesday - 07/16/2013, 11:24pm EDT
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HHS pacing its move to the cloud

The Department of Health and Human Services will release a solicitation for email-as-a-service this summer.
July 11, 2013

Tuesday - 07/09/2013, 09:45pm EDT
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FedRAMP, IT security, and the cloud

Alex Grohmann and John Dyson from the Northern Virginia Chapter of the Informations Systems Security Association, join host John Gilroy to talk about what you can do to make your agency more secure.
July 9, 2013

Monday - 07/08/2013, 06:47pm EDT
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DISA putting pieces in place to become one-stop, cloud-services shop

The Defense Information Systems Agency is targeting the third or fourth quarter of 2014 for full operational capability of its cloud broker service. DoD components will use automated tools to choose cloud computing services from DoD, other agencies or private providers.

Wednesday - 07/03/2013, 06:40am EDT
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Web site design for federal agencies

Aquilent's Mark Pietrasanta and Sean Fitzpatrick, join host John Gilroy to discuss what federal agencies can do to make their websites more user friendly.
July 2, 2013

Tuesday - 07/02/2013, 07:23pm EDT
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GSA to decide if cloud broker services work

Mark Day, GSA's director of the Office of Strategic Programs in the Federal Acquisition Service, said the Homeland Security Department and one other large agency have signed up for the short-term pilot.
June 27, 2013

Thursday - 06/27/2013, 08:42pm EDT
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Army IT Agency showing the value, potential of emerging technologies

Greg Garcia, the director of the Army's IT Agency, said the organization has been piloting a virtualized desktop initiative and almost is ready to move into full production.

Wednesday - 06/19/2013, 11:27am EDT
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Managing your data in the cloud

Dan Juengst, senior cloud strategist for Red Hat discusses how his company is helping federal agencies with their cloud computing needs.
June 11, 2013

Tuesday - 06/11/2013, 10:52pm EDT
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NRC jumping into cloud, baby-stepping into mobile computing

Darren Ash, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission's CIO, said the agency is reviewing vendor responses to a sources sought notice in preparation to move systems to the cloud. NRC employees also are piloting mobile devices.
June 5, 2013

Wednesday - 06/05/2013, 12:42pm EDT
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Handling large data sets in a secure environment

Kerry Weems, the vice president and general manager for Health Solutions for General Dynamics Information Technology will discuss data collection and IT security.
May 28, 2013

Tuesday - 05/28/2013, 09:32pm EDT
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Inside the Reporter's Notebook: Reverse auctions for IT; DHS' answers not satisfying; Contractor salary cap proposal returns

News and buzz in the acquisition and IT communities that you may have missed this week.

Tuesday - 05/28/2013, 05:30am EDT
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FedRAMP achieves another cloud security milestone

HHS approves Amazon Web Services for meeting security requirements under the Federal Risk Authorization Management Program. The company's secure documents are available for other agencies to review to help accelerate their move to the cloud.

Wednesday - 05/22/2013, 05:15am EDT
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Datapalooza IV and open government

US CTO Todd Park and HHS CIO Bryan Sivak talk about this year's Datapalooza event, which takes place next month in Washington D.C.
May 21, 2013

Tuesday - 05/21/2013, 07:39pm EDT
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NOAA plowing through the growing, complex challenges CIOs face

Joe Klimavicz, NOAA's chief information officer and director of high performance computing and communication, said his agency is moving to the cloud more aggressively and addressing mobile computing.
May 16, 2013

Thursday - 05/16/2013, 11:02am EDT
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How to manage a successful enterprise IT project: CADE2

Terry Milholland, chief information officer at the Internal Revenue Service, joins host John Gilroy to talk about the agency's Customer Account Data Engine.
May 14, 2013

Tuesday - 05/14/2013, 10:41pm EDT
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DIA preparing to jump into IC's new IT environment

Grant Schneider, the Defense Intelligence Agency's chief information officer, said his agency and the National Geospatial Intelligence Agency will be among the first agencies to move its top secret/sensitive compartmentalized information into Intelligence Community's IT Enterprise program this summer. The two agencies are developing the virtualized desktop and other tools for launch in late fiscal 2013.
May 9, 2013

Thursday - 05/09/2013, 09:43pm EDT
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Healthcare public-private partnerships

Jose Domingos and Matthew Hughes from the Accreditation Commission for Health Care, join host John Gilroy to talk about how their company is helping federal agencies improve their healthcare services.
May 7, 2013

Tuesday - 05/07/2013, 10:21pm EDT
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IRS tones its systems to better handle the tax season

Two contracts with Unisys that could be worth more than $800 million help the tax agency innovate and become more efficient. The IRS is using the first-of-its-kind in the federal market storage-as-a-service approach to increasing and decreasing the amount of storage it needs based on how busy it is during the year.

Wednesday - 05/01/2013, 05:35am EDT
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