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GSA's move to the cloud to be closely watched

The agency will implement e-mail in the cloud using Google Apps for Government under an almost $7 million deal with Unisys. Many agencies are paying attention to how GSA implements this technology. GSA's CIO or Unisys could not confirm whether the datacenter is located in the U.S.

Tags: technology , industry , Casey Coleman , Dave McClure , Vivek Kundra , GSA , OMB , PV Puvvada , Unisys , Google , Tempus Nova , Acumen Solutions , e-mail-as-a-service , Jason Miller

Monday - 12/06/2010, 07:55am EST
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OMB's tech changes start with new role for CIOs

The federal CIO Vivek Kundra will roll out specifics about the administration's plan to change the way agencies buy and manage technology. The administration wants to give CIOs more authority over the budget for commodity IT such as e-mail or infrastructure. Kundra also said 2012 budget request will include requirements for continuous monitoring of agency networks.

Tags: technology , Vivek Kundra , Jeff Zients , OMB , GSA , OPM , project management , TechStat , FedRAMP , cybersecurity , CIO , Jason Miller

Friday - 12/03/2010, 06:57am EST
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GSA picks Unisys to provide e-mail-as-a-service

The contract could be worth $6 million over four years. GSA said it wants Unisys to replace several different versions of IBM's Lotus Notes and Domino software.

Tags: contracting , industry , GSA , Unisys , e-mail-as-a-service , Jason Miller

Wednesday - 12/01/2010, 04:45pm EST
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EU project to fix security holes in cloud computing

Is cloud computing a safe and private way to access data? There’s no doubt about it, security is a major concern when it comes to cloud computing. But now, the European Union is working on a three-year project to create technical fixes and policies designed to make cloud computing a more secure option for businesses [...]

Tags: ap , European Union , IBM , TClouds , technology

Tuesday - 11/30/2010, 05:10pm EST

Google Files Suit Against Interior Department

 Google has filed a lawsuit against the Interior Department in an attempt to prevent the agency from going ahead with bid requests to host a cloud-based electronic messaging system. According to a lawsuit filed in U.S. Court of Federal Claims, Google says they met with Interior Department officials on several occasions asking them to [...]

Tags: Google , GSA , Interior Department , Microsoft , Onix Networking , technology , U.S. Court of Federal Claims , Wall Street Journal , William Corrington

Tuesday - 11/23/2010, 03:14pm EST

OMB lays out plan to improve IT management

The Office of Management and Budget announced five structural changes to put renewed focus on improving IT management. OMB CPO Jeffrey Zients says the way government currently budgets for and acquires IT is "broken."

Tags: OMB , Jeffrey Zients , technology , management , budget , IT , Scott Carr , data center consolidation

Friday - 11/19/2010, 07:13pm EST
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Cloud services coming to Apps.gov

Apps.gov, the GSA’s cloud-based storefront, will soon offer storage, virtualization and Web hosting applications to government agencies. Vendors with an infrastructure-as-a-service contract will provide their services on the website. Apps.gov will alleviate the federal IT strain on storage, computing power and website hosting. The new cloud infrastructure will also eliminate the need for agencies to [...]

Tags: GSA , apps.gov , Vivek Kundra , technology , Federal Information Security Management Act

Tuesday - 11/16/2010, 04:39pm EST

Morche: Cheaper, faster telecom solutions driving better performance

You have a lot of options to consider when you're considering cloud computing. Sorting through the possibilities to find the right fit for your agency becomes tougher.

Tags: In Depth , Francis Rose , Industry Chatter , technology , Ed Morche , Level 3 Communications

Thursday - 11/11/2010, 08:31pm EST
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Report: Human factor weak link in cloud computing

Cloud computing and security – you never hear one talked about without the other. In a new report, Allan Friedman, a fellow at the Brookings Institution, explores how to think about privacy and security in the cloud. He argues the real weak link in security is the human factor. For this reason, Friedman tells Federal [...]

Tags: Allan Friedman , Brookings Institution , cybersecurity

Tuesday - 11/09/2010, 05:58pm EST
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Have ideas about cloud computing certification? Tell GSA

Think you can help the federal government speed up its certification and accreditation of cloud computing products and services? If the answer is yes, the General Services Administration wants to hear from you. GSA recently released requirements for the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP), an interagency initiative that will provide the government-wide certification [...]

Tags: FedRAMP , GSA , technology , Vivek Kundra , FedRAMP , GSA , technology , Vivek Kundra

Tuesday - 11/09/2010, 04:45pm EST
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