Two significant events with a bearing on military cloud computing occurred on the same day in the latter half of April.
The Defense Intelligence Information Enterprise represents a formal system of exploitation, analysis, production and dissemination of intelligence across the Defense Department and intelligence agencies.
Major cloud projects will roll out in the public and private sectors over the course of the next 18 months.
IT staffs confronted with providing unlimited capacities for warfighter data face a daunting task.
Establishing standards and processes for data sharing and cloud computing can cut agency costs and boost security.
The enterprise e-mail initiative that the Army is implementing through DISA is moving forward with costs contained, despite some struggles along the way, DOD officials say.
Intelligent Software Solutions Inc. will help the Defense Department -- under an Air Force task order worth $49.9 million -- improve situational awareness within the U.S. Central Command and create a cloud-based system to share data across various branches.
Defense Department CIO Teri Takai cautions against jumping into the cloud too quickly.
The Steelhead appliance from Riverbed Technology uses wide-area network optimization techniques to reduce or eliminate the nagging problem of latency in the cloud.
Cloud computing has revolutionized how the federal government stores and accesses data, but now the Army is taking it all the way to Afghanistan.