The Army moves foward with a cloud computing contract.
The 2012 defense bill contains language that could block DOD-DISA partnerships in cloud and enterprise e-mail.
The agency has laid groundwork for a private cloud and guided the Army e-mail migration in 2011.
With budget pressures bearing down and a workforce demanding mobile technology, intelligence agencies look to the cloud for solutions.
DISA has released an RFI which aims to develop a new framework, architecture and guidelines for a DOD-wide enterprise cloud -- but the agency is also considering the hurdles ahead in its implementation.
As pressure for spending cuts increases, the intelligence community is looking beyond its traditional classified stovepipes and toward cloud solutions, officials say.
The Defense Department's cautious approach to a private cloud seeks to maximize deployment, security and cost advantages.
Seeking to increase IT efficiency and cut costs, the military is consolidating the number of data centers it operates.
The Army picks up speed in its move to enterprise e-mail after a pause earlier this year.
A new class of cyber weapons, like Stuxnet, will have a long-term impact on critical infrastructure protection policy, experts at the Defense Systems Summit said.