• HP proposes dung as fuel source for data centers

    A team of Hewlett-Packard researchers has come up with an idea for an environmentally friendly data center.

  • DHS: cybersecurity is more than herding cats

    When it comes to securing the nation’s cybersecurity infrastructure, how do federal officials think of the future? One of the top cybersecurity officials at the Department of Homeland Security weighed in on the topic at the ISC2 SecureAmericas conference yesterday.

  • How to Jumpstart Your Desktop Virtualization Initiative

    June 16th According to Forester, desktop virtualization is no longer a trend; it’s the future of the PC. The question now facing federal IT managers is no longer whether or not to virtualization, but which approach best accommodates both end-users’ demands and IT’s need for greater manageability and security. Federal agencies are already reaping the benefits of desktop virtualization, effectively delivering anytime, anywhere computing to an increasingly mobile and distant workforce. They’re significantly reducing TCO, lowering energy consumption to sustain Green IT initiatives, creating a more agile infrastructure and opening the way for cloud computing. But for many the explosion of new virtualization technologies seems overwhelming. How do you make sense of the changing desktop landscape, and arrive at a solution that boosts workforce productivity while improving management efficiencies? Where do you get started?

  • DHS’s Marshall: Supply chain management vital

    The challenge of securing the nation’s IT infrastructure has often been likened to building an airplane as it flies through the air — or even herding cats.

  • HP to build cyber system for Air Force

    After Google hack, warnings pop up in SEC filings

  • Navy renews NMCI contract

    HP receives deal that could be for up to five years and worth up to $3 billion. Navy continues to develop follow-on contract, NGEN.

  • Navy renews NMCI contract

    The day the Navy held its third industry day for the multi-billion dollar NGEN follow-on contract, the service also reupped their current deal with HP.

  • Power IT Down helps the troops and environment

    Next Friday is Power IT Down Day. Learn how you can help our wounded warriors — and the Earth.

  • GSA’s RFP for E-Travel system focuses on usability

    Agency is taking lessons learned from the past seven years to make the new system more like commercial travel booking sites. Vendors have until Oct. 6 to submit bids on this 15-year contract. GSA said 23 agencies have implemented one of three standard online travel systems to a savings of more than $200 million.

  • HP settles whistleblower lawsuit for $55 million

    The technology giant said it did nothing wrong, but settles the allegations it overcharged the government for software and technology products and gave kickbacks to systems integrators. HP’s decision to settle is another in a growing list of major federal contractors who are paying fines.