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Planning your strategy to meet the 25-point IT plan

Bajinder Paul, senior IT adviser at the General Services Administration, discusses the solutions to some of those planning challenges.

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Thursday - 09/22/2011, 05:25pm EDT
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Does cloud computing give you a headache?

The Fed Cloud Blog told you earlier this week about a recent survey of federal IT professionals by InformationWeek. The survey showed 58 percent of respondents are either already using cloud computing or plan to be using it within the next 12 months. Federal News Radio wanted some more information on the survey, so we [...]

Tags: Bob Otto , cloud computing , Data center consolidation , InformationWeek

Thursday - 04/21/2011, 05:17pm EDT

This week in cloud computing

Kundra: Agencies on path for transition to cloud Agencies are on track with their cloud computing strategies. Federal Chief Information Officer Vivek Kundra told those in attendance at the NIST Cloud Computing Forum and Workshop that all agencies have identified the three systems they will move to the cloud as part of the administration’s cloud-first [...]

Tags: cloud computing , Dave McClure , gsa , NIST , Vivek Kundra

Sunday - 04/17/2011, 03:48pm EDT

Cloud-first policy, cloud security top of mind for feds

Federal News Radio covered two big stories this week on cloud computing. Check them out! Cloud computing e-discovery risks a concern Federal lawyers and record managers are watching closely how the General Services Administration, the Agriculture Department and others move their email and collaboration services to private sector cloud computing providers. Federal News Radio’s Jason [...]

Tags: cloud computing , cloud security , gsa , NIST , USDA , Vivek Kundra

Tuesday - 04/12/2011, 05:19pm EDT

HUD defines current and future cloud use

In our continuing quest to find out how agencies are currently using the cloud and how they plan to use it in the future, Federal News Radio caught up with Chris Neidermayer, deputy chief information officer for the Department of Housing and Urban Development. In light of the Office of Management and Budget’s cloud-first policy, [...]

Tags: Chris Neidermayer , cloud computing , HUD , OMB

Tuesday - 02/08/2011, 05:02pm EST

Latest cloud computing news from Fed News Radio

Federal News Radio spoke with multiple guests this week about cloud computing. Read the full stories and hear the interviews by clicking on the headline links below. HP offers cloud computing consulting The administration’s cloud-first policy has put agencies in a spot where they need to figure out what can be moved to the cloud and [...]

Tags: cloud computing , endpoint security , HP , Jeff Bergeron , cloud computing , endpoint security , HP , Jeff Bergeron

Sunday - 02/06/2011, 02:39pm EST

2011 – the year of cloud computing?

Cloud computing began to take center stage in the federal IT community during the last few months of 2010. And Ed Meagher thinks that trend will continue in 2011. Meagher is the former deputy chief information officer at the Veterans Affairs Department and the Interior Department. He’s now vice president of health care strategy at [...]

Tags: cloud computing , Ed Meagher , IT , security , VA

Sunday - 12/26/2010, 03:12pm EST

OMB releases details of cloud-first policy for agencies

The use of cloud computing is one of the major aspects of the administration’s “25 Point Implementation Plan to Reform Federal Information Technology Management.” OMB recently announced a cloud-first policy for agency IT programs moving forward. Last week, OMB released more details on its cloud computing plans for agencies.    Federal News Radio’s Jason Miller [...]

Tags: cloud computing , Data center consolidation , gsa , IT reform , OMB , Vivek Kundra , cloud computing , Data center consolidation , gsa , IT reform , OMB , Vivek Kundra

Sunday - 12/12/2010, 06:15pm EST

Agencies announce 78 cloud projects

The Federal CIO Council released Thursday a list of 78 cloud projects being completed by the 25 largest federal agencies. Starting in December 2010, each agency was required to identify three projects to move to the cloud within 18 months as part of the Obama administration's 25-Point Plan to Reform Federal IT Management.

Tags: 25-Point Plan to Reform Federal IT Management , CIO Council , cloud computing , IT

Sunday - 05/29/2011, 10:28pm EDT

Obama budget reiterates cloud-first policy

President Barack Obama released his FY 2012 budget proposal yesterday. In it, he reiterates his administration’s goal to move towards a cloud-first policy as a way to create efficiencies in the federal government and, in turn, save money. “By consolidating data cen­ters and leveraging cloud computing the Federal Government will reduce the Nation’s data center [...]

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Tuesday - 02/15/2011, 11:57am EST
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