The coronavirus pandemic has put an accelerator on hybrid cloud adoption within both the federal and state governments.
Tricia Fitzmaurice, the regional manager for law enforcement and justice at Red Hat, said the benefits and potential of hybrid cloud is unmistakable and only growing.
To keep up with the population they serve, federal agencies have to be ready to embrace change by building a culture of flexibility that can capitalize on technologies and ideas that don’t even exist yet.
Federal agencies are no longer adopting cloud computing simply because of cloud-first policies or the need to reduce data centers.
Federal News Network and Iron Bow assembled a panel of federal experts to discuss these issues and gain a sense of how the government is approaching them.
But like large agencies, small ones still have to be able to take advantage of the technologies like cloud and emerging ones like machine learning or robotics process automation to modernize their services and improve their cyber postures.
Buying Red Hat will make IBM “the world’s #1 hybrid cloud provider,” according to a statement from chair and chief executive officer Ginni Rometty.
Chris Townsend, vice president, Sales and Operations, Federal at Symantec, joins host John Gilroy on this week’s Federal Tech Talk to discuss a wide variety of cybersecurity issues including how to improve information sharing among agencies, and tips on who to map out a cyber strategy to agency needs. November 12, 2018.
Ken Rogers, the State Department’s acting deputy chief information officer of business management and planning, said the agency’s IT modernization strategy is bookended by two related goals – leveraging data as a strategic asset and building the IT workforce of the future.
The Office of Management and Budget released its Cloud First strategy seven years ago. Now, under the Trump administration, OMB plans to soon release an updated Cloud Smart strategy.