Google said the Defense Department’s JEDI cloud program doesn’t align with their approach where multiple clouds and an open source environment makes the most sense.
Alfred Rivera, who retired after serving more than 20 years at the Defense Information Systems Agency, said DoD can’t underestimate the costs and time it takes to migrate to a single cloud foundation.
Alfred Rivera, currently the director of the Defense Information Systems Agency’s development and business center, will retire Jan. 4 after a 35-year government career.
The Defense Department unveils a quick setup command post that is secure enough to handle classified information in the field.
The Defense Information Systems Agency is trying to stay ahead of the technology curve. That means putting investments in mobility and the security of mobile devices.
Alfred Rivera, DISA’s director of the Development and Business Center, said the agency is moving toward multi-factor authentication, including biometrics and other “patterns of life” type of technologies.
DISA is trying to speed up its acquisition of collaborative video, voice and data services.
At least some of DoD’s enterprise resource planning costs have been driven by duplicative hardware and other infrastructure investments, and the Defense Information Systems Agency thinks it can help.
DoD’s forthcoming update to enterprise email is likely to include several other business collaboration tools, and will be rebranded as the “Defense Office Automation Service.”
The Defense Information Systems Agency told industry that it needs to reduce the number of procurements it runs and become more efficient in how it manages existing programs. DISA must find 7-to-10 percent savings each year in overhead costs.