Whitepapers


Securing Data for Mobile Warfighters

Defense Systems interviewed a variety of key leaders within the Department of Defense and respected industry consultancies for their insights and strategies on securing data for the mobile warfighter and how that can be accomplished within existing military networks.


Pathfinder: Creating the Common Picture with Better C4ISR Capabilities

Getting actionable data from numerous military sensors, and then delivering it to warfighters so they can immediately use it, is the key focus of current C4ISR efforts. In this Defense Systems Pathfinder, we discuss the issues with Joe Taylor, Vice President, Mission Command Systems, Northrop Grumman Corp.


Pathfinder: Solving the Secure Multi-Computer Desktop Puzzle

As a growing number of analysts collect more information from multiple sources, the number of desktop computers they use is growing. When each user has several computers, complex cabling, redundant power supplies and finding space for additional computers pose a growing problem. Solutions are starting to reduce complexity and cost while enhancing the work environment.In this Defense Systems Pathfinder, we discuss these issues and more.


Pathfinder: Building a Mission-Ready Cloud Infrastructure

In this Defense Systems Pathfinder, William Rowan, VP of Sales, Department of Defense, VMware Public Sector; discusses the key issues cloud computing adopters face, offering insights and pathways that can lead to pain-free deployments and an infrastructure that delivers maximum value.


Beyond Continuous Monitoring: Threat Modeling for Real-time Response

This SANS whitepaper will discuss how agencies can leverage the intelligence collected through continuous monitoring to create a real-time threat model that enables active response with situational awareness.


Forrester Study: Reducing the Cost and Complexity of Managing a Traditional Desktop Environment

Download this free whitepaper to see how well VDI helped the training center accomplish its 4 goals. Read the financial details on how $14 million was saved over three years at a cost of $5.2 million. Also see the improvements in compliance, flexibility, and scalability.


How to Forecast, Budget and Introduce Agile Practices in a Financially Constrained and Uncertain Defense Environment

With military spending already constrained, and the threat of additional across-the-board cuts looming, Defense Department agencies face an uncertain environment in which to plan their budgets over the next decade. Pentagon officials have begun planning for how to maintain a sufficient force under the threat of an additional $500 billion in spending cuts set to take effect Jan. 2, 2013, if Congress doesn’t act. And even if the nation’s political parties eventually agree on a budget solution, that doesn’t change the fact that DOD is already operating under a constrained budget environment where new strategies for product and capability development are essential for future success.