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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.
August 29, 2013

Tags: technology , HHS , Frank Baitman , cloud computing , PortfolioStat , shared services , USDA , National Finance Center , virtual desktop initiative , Jason Miller , Ask the CIO

Thursday - 08/29/2013, 09:45pm 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

Tags: technology , HHS , Frank Baitman , cloud computing , PortfolioStat , shared services , USDA , National Finance Center , virtual desktop initiative , Ask the CIO , Jason Miller

Tuesday - 07/09/2013, 09:45pm EDT
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NOAA leans on the lessons of others to move to cloud

The agency moved 25,000 employees to Google apps for email and collaboration in the cloud. CIO Joe Klimavicz said GSA's experience was crucial in making their transition go on time and on budget.

Tags: technology , Joe Klimavicz , NOAA , GSA , Casey Coleman , cloud computing , Google Apps , cybersecurity , management , Ask the CIO , Jason Miller

Thursday - 02/02/2012, 08:35pm EST
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GSA’s cloud services RFP released

The Fed Cloud Blog told you it was coming. Now, the General Services Administration has officially released its request for quotation for e-mail, office automation and electronic records management cloud services. Federal News Radio’s Jason Miller reports the cloud contract has a ceiling of $2.5 billion over five years. The important dates to remember? Vendors [...]

Tags: cloud computing , GSA

Tuesday - 05/10/2011, 05:36pm EDT

GSA’s email cloud contract could be worth $2.5 billion

Federal Chief Information Officer Vivek Kundra expects the General Services Administration to issue a solicitation by May 10 for a $2.5 billion contract for email-as-a-service. It’s part of how the administration wants agencies to move to cloud computing, Federal News Radio’s Jason Miller reports. Kundra said Wednesday there are $20 billion in systems across the [...]

Tags: cloud computing , GSA , RFP , Vivek Kundra

Thursday - 04/28/2011, 05:23pm EDT

NEH CIO looking for cloud opportunities

The National Endowment for the Humanities doesn’t use cloud computing outside of a test environment currently but Brett Bobley, the agency’s chief information officer, is looking to change that. He tells Federal News Radio one of his main priorities is pinpointing areas where the agency can use cloud computing to increase efficiency and save money. [...]

Tags: Brett Bobley , cloud computing , NEH , Web hosting

Saturday - 02/26/2011, 12:03am EST

More cloud offerings coming from GSA

Anyone attending the recent ACT-IAC Executive Leadership Conference in Williamsburg, Va., can tell you there was some great information on the future of cloud computing in government being announced and discussed at the event. This includes the news that the General Services Administration has issued a notice on FedBizOpps.gov for e-mail-as-a-service under the software-as-a-service platform. An industry [...]

Tags: GSA , software-as-a-service , infrastructure-as-a-service , FedRAMP , cloud computing , ELC ,

Monday - 11/01/2010, 03:30pm EDT

DoD’s cloud e-mail plot thickens

Just how many Defense Department employees will eventually be using a cloud-based e-mail service depends who you ask. Maj. Gen. Ronnie Hawkins, the Defense Information Systems Agency’s vice director, told reporters Tuesday, selling the Navy and Air Force on its cloud-based email system is a matter of when, not if. However, Hawkins admits, “If you [...]

Tags: Air Force , Army , cloud computing , Congress , DISA , House Armed Services Committee , Navy

Thursday - 05/05/2011, 05:31pm EDT

Latest cloud news from Federal News Radio

Federal News Radio spoke with the FBI and the Army about their various uses of cloud this week. Listen to the interviews by clicking the links below. Part 2: Fulgham says secure mobility will change the FBI In a two-part interview with agency chief information officer Chad Fulgham, Federal News Radio talks about the various [...]

Tags: Army , Chad Fulgham , cloud computing , FBI , Susan Lawrence

Saturday - 03/26/2011, 07:09pm EDT

Cloud, cloud, everywhere there’s cloud

Wow. So much news about cloud, so little time. Good thing we have this blog, right? Federal News Radio was busy covering news about cloud computing this week. We’ve gathered all of those stories here for easy access. Army weeks away from enterprise e-mail rollout The Army will begin migrating employees to its new cloud-based [...]

Tags: Army , cloud computing , cloud-first policy , Google , Interior , Microsoft , USDA

Sunday - 01/30/2011, 04:45pm EST