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.
Grant Schneider, deputy director of information management and CIO at the Defense Intelligence Agency, discusses IT transformation, security and collaborative intelligence, and cloud computing.
The Defense Information Systems Agency is using cloud computing to build an enterprise infrastructure across the Defense Department.
Data and computing power have become so mobile that cybersecurity must focus on protecting information rather than infrastructure, government and industry officials say.