When John Garing arrived at DISA in 1997, the agency was a fairly minor player in IT. More than a decade later, it's seen as an innovative developer of IT applications and services and a thought leader in developing areas such as cloud computing.
Cloud computing can't be properly implemented on any sort of scale without automation in place, says Ben Newton with BMC Software.
The Defense Department can improve combat network security by placing increased emphasis on secure code and application development.
Alfred Rivera, director of DISA's computing services, discusses the Rapid Access Computing Environment, cloud computing and data center consolidation -- and how those efforts deliver content to the battlefield.
GSA official outlines plans to engage people and implement effective IT solutions across the government.
Two pilot projects will test delivering Microsoft Office and file storage services to military users via DISA's cloud environment.
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.