Military Cloud

Cloud cuts both ways when it comes to cybersecurity

With the right strategies and considerations, cloud solutions can drive efficiency and improve operations, federal officials say.

DISA sees private cloud as catalyst for enterprise services

The Defense Information Services Agency's road to enterprise services begins with consolidation of the Defense Department's disparate e-mail systems that hinder net-centric operations and cross-organizational collaboration.

DOD's hard line against cloud computing gradually softens

Defense agencies are warming up to cloud computing, but fears still abound in personnel ranks, and serious hurdles still lie ahead.

FIRST LOOK: DISA Campaign Plan 2011-2012

The Defense Information Systems Agency's Campaign Plan 2011-2012 adds more focus and definition to the agency's near- and long-term directions, including a renewed emphasis on enterprise services and mobile-computing technologies.

Mobile power can speed geospatial intell to battlefront

The emergence of powerful, portable consumer products is helping propel the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency's plans to get imagery into the hands of warfighters.

Kundra departure puts IT progress at risk

Vivek Kundra has been a forceful leader for change in federal IT, say many observers. What will happen to the efforts now under way when he leaves the federal CIO post in August?

Kundra stepping down as federal CIO

Federal CIO Vivek Kundra has been the most prominent force for technology in the Obama administration, but he is about to step down.

Alliance builds multiple cloud computing models

The Open Data Center Alliance published eight usage models that define IT requirements for cloud adoption and provide a vision for cloud computing

First step in cloud for DOD: Cutting through the confusion

With so many cloud options available, the Defense Department must take care to choose the right solution for mission needs, two top industry executives stress.

Cloud changes the game for DOD battlefield comms

Cloud and IT policies in Washington must catch up with high-tech usage already underway in the theater, according to a panel of former and current government officials.

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