Military Cloud

DOD can benefit from private-sector cloud experience, say industry execs

The private sector has a lot of experience the Defense Department can exploit to speed efforts to secure computer networks from attack, according to industry executives.

Selecting the right cloud architecture

The military services and defense agencies must determine which of several cloud architectures is best suited for them.

Army hits milestone in e-mail migration

DISA and the Army have established accounts for more than a half million Army users of the Defense Department's enterprise e-mail program.

How Army PEO IEW&S is using sensors and cloud to seek battlefield clarity

EW technologies and ISR sensors boost situational awareness, force protection, and reconnaissance, surveillance and target acquisition.

DISA to serve as Defense's cloud service broker

The Defense Information Systems Agency has been designated as the Defense Department's Enterprise Cloud Service Broker.

DOD schedules first test of cloud-oriented joint network

The Defense Department plans to test its Joint Information Environment concept in the European Command this summer.

Army gets helping hand with cloud architecture

Quality Business Engineering will provide cloud computing architecture and engineering services to the service during an 18-month award.

Exactly what military data should reside in the cloud?

For the military, building a cloud infrastructure may prove to be easier than figuring out what to put into it.

New details emerge on Army cloud initiative

The scope of work that nine companies will provide under the Army's Area Processing Centers Army Private Cloud program include furnishing the Army with "mobile data center" services and even cybersecurity assistance as part of a grand strategy to help the military service scale back its data-center footprint.

Cloud migration requires well-mapped acquisition strategy, panel says

A successful cloud migration requires careful planning and risk assessment to succeed, according to a FOSE panel.