The elements of a lighter, faster command post of the future

The Army is adapting commercial technologies to make its deployed communications hubs easier to ship, set up, tear down and use.

Army's cloud strategy outlines long-range goals, security precautions

The Army expects to reap benefits in cost and technical support, while increasing interoperability and ensuring cybersecurity.

Army PEO-EIS and the elements of modernization

The office’s project director for enterprise services discusses priority projects in an age of budget constraints.

NGA extends pilot for commercial cloud services

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency recently awarded a three month extension to a contract for a new hosted desktop management pilot due to changes in time tables.

Big data and virtualization: a formidable defense

All those terabytes of data from so many different platforms can be made available on demand, Delphix’s Ted Girard writes.

DISA's $1.6B deal with VMWare on hold after protests

Other companies say the agreement with the virtualization provider creates a competitive disadvantage.

Can DOD networks handle the stress of big data?

Three simple steps can help DOD organizations rise to the challenge, Riverbed’s Sean Applegate writes.

DISA wants a new way to secure DOD's 4 million endpoints

The agency is looking for an innovative, scalable solution that can keep up with DOD’s changing variety of computing environments.

For defense IT, virtual is more agile than physical

Data center consolidation, cloud computing and virtualization are driving the move toward a software-defined fighting force.

How Linux containers can solve a problem for DOD virtualization

Application containers can help agencies cut down on software licenses and other costs, while streamlining installation and patch cycles.

DISA plan outlines a mobile, cloud-based military

The agency’s Strategic Plan for 2014-2019 says mobility is the "primary benefit" of the Joint Information Environment.

NCS releases first mobile zero-client laptop

Company eyes military, intell community, as agencies move toward virtualization.

Marines planning to virtualize desktops

The Corps’ System Command has issued an RFI looking for a VDI solution that can run on classified networks.

DARPA Insight program targets next-generation ISR capabilities

Research agency says integrated human-machine programs would help deliver comprehensive battlefield picture in real time.

Navy rolls out virtualization plan

Shift to software-based virtual nets would be completed by 2018.

The DoD’s new plan for collaboration: “unified capabilities”


Navy steams ahead with virtual desktop technology

By upgrading the computers and software in its classrooms and training centers the U.S. Navy is modernizing how it trains its personnel.