cloud

  • DoJ CIO strives to get more than 40 components on same page

    Joe Klimavicz, Justice Department chief information officer, is moving DoJ to a Microsoft 365 cloud-based solution to ensure its various components can communicate effectively.

  • 3 trends driving DoD IT budgets in FY 2017

    The Defense Department’s $38.5 billion IT budget in the fiscal 2017 requests is being driven by three major trends contractors should be aware of: cybersecurity, cloud and analytics.

  • GSA working on changes to FAR, new legislation to help agencies buy cloud

    The General Services Administration says it’s working through a series of legislative and regulatory changes that would help agencies buy cloud computing services as a “utility.”

  • Don’t Risk IT: Cloud Solutions for Government Agencies

    Before agencies can adopt a new technology, the government must ensure that it meets their strict standards and is correctly deployed to maximize security.

  • Bureau of Engraving and Printing clearing way for cloud, better data analytics

    Harry Singh, the deputy associate director and deputy CIO of Treasury’s Bureau of Engraving and Printing, said his agency is building on the success of putting its enterprise resource planning system in the cloud.

  • How DISA shifted from exclusive cloud provider to facilitator

    For nearly 10 years, the Defense Information Systems Agency has been working to provide secure cloud computing to DoD agencies. DISA now helps agencies use commercial providers in a secure way.

  • Intelligence community couples new cloud systems with ‘revolutionary’ concepts

    The intelligence community is building its cloud system around the concept of integration in order to facilitate better data sharing and standardized security.

  • John Hale: DISA helps agencies stay secure in the cloud

    For nearly 10 years, the Defense Information Systems Agency has been working to provide secure cloud computing to DoD agencies. No longer the exclusive cloud provider itself, DISA now helps agencies use commercial providers in a secure way. John Hale, the cloud portfolio manager at DISA. tells Federal Drive with Tom Temin the effort centers on applications, if they’re ready for cloud hosting and the best way to go about it.

  • Matt Hummer & David Bray: Cloud a must with internet of things

    Cloud has become a necessity for holding the large amounts of data generated by the so-called internet of things phenomenon. That’s according to an analysis of spending patterns from Govini. Govini analyst Matt Hummer and the FCC’s Chief Information Officer David Bray join Federal Drive with Tom Temin to add some context.

  • Joe Petrillo: IRS discovers contract doesn’t give cloud access

    Federal PCs have been stuffed with Microsoft applications since time immemorial. Now more and more users want the cloud versions. But the IRS found that an existing license maintenance contract didn’t give it access to the cloud. Procurement attorney Joseph Petrillo of the law firm Petrillo and Powell offers his insight on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.