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DISA to restructure with eye toward more agility, Cyber Command

The Defense Information Systems Agency will begin to shake up its organizational chart in significant ways beginning on Oct. 1. But officials, so far, are reluctant to discuss the details.

Tags: DoD , DISA , Alan Lynn , David Bennett , Douglas Packard , Cyber Command , cybersecurity , acquisition , management , Jared Serbu

Monday - 08/25/2014, 04:24am EDT
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Takai mandates entire DoD to migrate to enterprise email

Military services and agencies have 120 days to draft strategies for shutting down their own email systems and migrating to DISA's enterprise email offering. The DoD CIO ordered the move to begin no later than the first quarter of 2015.

Tags: DoD , technology , cloud computing , Joint Information Environment , Teri Takai , Mark Bowman , DISA , AFCEA , enterprise email , Jared Serbu

Friday - 09/13/2013, 05:29am EDT
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DoD 'sprints' toward IT acquisition, accepts more risk

The director of the Defense Information Systems Agency says the agency will spend the next year focusing on a faster, more agile acquisition process to accelerate the way it delivers technology, rather than letting procurements drag on for years.

Tags: DoD , technology , cybersecurity , acquisition , DISA , Jennifer Carter , Mark Orndorff , Kathleen Miller , Jared Serbu

Thursday - 08/15/2013, 05:56am 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.

Tags: DoD , cloud computing , technology , Joint Information Environment , DISA , cloud broker services , enterprise email , unified communications , Jared Serbu

Wednesday - 07/03/2013, 06:40am EDT
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DISA plots out five year plan to keep DoD's cyber edge

The Defense Information Systems Agency's recently released five-year strategic plan takes a multi-pronged approach to building what DISA Director Lt. Gen. Ronnie Hawkins calls "information superiority." Tony Montemarano, director of DISA's Strategic Planning and Information Directorate, joined Pentagon Solutions hosted by Francis Rose, to discuss how DISA leaders developed the new guidance.

Tags: DISA , technology , DoD , cybersecurity , Tony Montemarano , In Depth , Francis Rose , Pentagon Solutions , Jack Moore

Wednesday - 10/17/2012, 04:12pm EDT
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DISA offers 'off-ramps' for military services' IT expenses

The Defense Information Systems Agency sees itself as a safety valve for increasing pressure on military services' IT budgets. At a meeting of CIOs last week, DISA told the military services they could offload commodity IT services to their data centers.

Tags: DoD , DISA , Army , Joint Information Environment , enterprise email , cloud computing , Jared Serbu , AFCEA , technology , budget

Wednesday - 10/17/2012, 05:51am EDT
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Hawkins nominated to be new DISA director

Maj. Gen. Ronnie Hawkins Jr., Hawkins, who currently serves as deputy director for command, control, communications and computer systems for the Joint Staff, will take over for current DISA director Lt. Gen. Carroll Pollett.

Tags: DISA , DoD , Leon Panetta , Carroll Pollett , IT

Monday - 10/31/2011, 07:39am EDT

All DoD eyes focused on Army's cloud email transition

The Army is moving its email to the Defense Information Systems Agency's cloud. DISA's vice chief told reporters Tuesday that getting the rest of the military services on board was a question of when, not if.

Tags: DoD , technology , Army , DISA , Navy , Air Force , Mike Krieger , enterprise email , data center consolidation , cloud computing , Jared Serbu , DoD Report

Wednesday - 05/04/2011, 07:21am EDT
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