The technology is there and security is rapidly improving, but agencies now must decide if they're ready for the dramatic changes cloud computing can bring.
The Army tries its hand at rapid software development, the Defense Department strives to balance needs for conventional versus asymmetrical warfare, and the Defense Information Systems Agency deploys its network infrastructure to assist in the Haiti earthquake relief effort.
Army’s enterprise messaging and collaboration plan adds weight to military efforts to expand cloud computing efforts.
the guidelines will define and coordinate governance and creation of capabilities, official says.
Cloud computing work in Haiti relief efforts reflects broad transformation.
More sophisticated search capabilities and closer ties with industry are needed to secure private and public clouds, technologist says.
The Defense Department is testing a novel form of network encryption that fuses standard encryption with bit-splitting data packets.
CollabNet, the provider of the software development platform behind the Defense Information Systems Agency’s Forge.mil, has acquired Danube, a provider of Scrum project management solutions.
The Air Force and IBM plan to develop and demonstrate a secure cloud computing infrastructure capable of supporting defense and intelligence networks.
The Defense Information Systems Agency is setting up training for how to best use ProjectForge.