The department is transitioning from the Defense Connect Online collaboration system to the cloud-based, higher-capacity Defense Collaboration Services.
The department wants to collaborate with commercial providers, establish common security standards and reassess which information needs to be treated as sensitive.
The document sets out the requirements for commercial and non-DOD providers, with a goal of streamlining the acquisition process for DOD agencies.
The agency is looking for an innovative, scalable solution that can keep up with DOD’s changing variety of computing environments.
The Pentagon's acting CIO said successful security testing clears the way for initial deployment of the Joint Information Environment.
Under these scenarios, vendors would either set up shop inside a DOD data center or operate from a modular container on the premises.
The agency has configured its cloud computing service for the Secret IP Router Network.
With the implementation in San Antonio of DOD’s first Joint Regional Security Stack, the services and DISA offer a glimpse of JIE’s future.
With the foundation set, the initiative is also looking to improve enterprise management and develop new capabilities.
Shift reflects a greater openness toward commercial services, while outlining how agencies can procure them.