• Meeting Government’s Data Security Mission

    Storage has always been a time consuming issue for federal information professionals. Changes to virtualization have enabled current system administrators to be much more flexible in assigning storage. Not only does this make life easier for management, but it also increases efficiency, improves security, and enables easier deployment of Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI). 

  • Closing the Gap between Government and IT

    Let’s start by asking a simple question: Where does your agency want to be from a technology perspective, from a citizen services perspective by 2020?

  • Fostering innovation in the federal government

    Kerry Long, program manager, IARPA, Office of the Director of National Intelligence, joins host John Gilroy on this week’s Federal Tech Talk to discuss the lengths the federal government is taking to foster innovation. December 27, 2016

  • Virtualization: From server to desktop to the cloud

    Chris Howard, vice president of Federal at Nutanix, joins host John Gilroy on this week’s Federal Tech Talk to discuss virtualization and how it can help agencies reduce cost and improve security. December 6, 2016

  • GSA moves into Act 2 of IT consolidation effort

    David Shive, the GSA chief information officer, said encouraging more employees to take advantage of the virtual desktop interface (VDI) technology, and modernizing and rationalizing applications are the next steps to improve the agency’s technology environment.

  • Energy’s new plug-and-play technology infrastructure

    Energy Department CIO Bob Brese said the launch of the OneNNSA network provides seamless identity management and collaboration services in the cloud.

  • For GSA, virtual desktop opens the door to more cost savings

    Sonny Hashmi, acting CIO at GSA, said his goal is to have at least half of all employees using VDI in 2014 and 75 percent by the end of 2015. VDI, along with application rationalization and other initiatives, is part of how GSA is looking to reduce IT spending further. April 3, 2014

  • OJP kick starts workplace initiative with wireless network launch

    Angel Santa, the deputy CIO at the Office of Justice Programs, said an acquisition is possible in the coming months for a wireless network as part of an effort to make employees more mobile ready. March 20, 2014