NSA releases open source tool for high-volume data flows

NSA releases open source tool for high-volume data flows

The National Security Agency released an open source software product that automates data flows among multiple computer networks, even when data formats and protocols differ.

After 25 years, Census TIGER data still in demand

After 25 years, Census TIGER data still in demand

Developed for the 1990 population count, the Census Bureau’s TIGER data sets are still in demand as geospatial base data for new government and commercial mapping programs and applications.

NGA on campaign to expand Map of the World

NGA on campaign to expand Map of the World

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency awarded 10 contracts this year in a $1.1 billion drive to expand its geospatial resources and build a one-stop shop for data and apps for the military and intelligence communities.

Keys to effective open data portals

4 habits of highly effective open data portals

Data analysis software and other business intelligence tools can help create an open data portal that is both compelling and transparent, while saving time and money.

Dell, CGI tee up cloud-based enterprise services

Dell and CGI announced a joint venture to offer virtual desktop, business analytics and identity management services to government and enterprise customers.

The FEMP Screening Map combines big data and geospatial technology to determine whether renewable energy projects are cost-effective.

Geospatial tool tests for energy cost sweet spots

The FEMP Screening Map, developed by Energy Department researchers, combines big data and geospatial technology to determine whether renewable energy projects are cost-effective.

A rendering of the Sierra supercomputer at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

DOE invests $425 million in next-gen supercomputing

Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz announced two new high-performance computing awards to put the nation on a fast-track to next generation exascale computing.

How the FBI plans to manage crowdsourced video

How the FBI plans to manage crowdsourced video

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is looking for a citizen-facing system to help with ingesting, cataloging and routing image and video content submitted by the public.

NYPA New York Energy Manager control center

Energy hub to improve efficiency in NY public buildings

The New York Energy Manager will provide real-time energy use and trending data for 3,000 state government buildings.

NIST lays out roadmap for cloud computing

NIST lays out roadmap for cloud computing

The National Institute of Standards and Technology released its Cloud Computing Technology Roadmap, a set objectives for the accelerated adoption of cloud computing in government.

Ways you can help secure the Internet of Things

8 ways you can help secure the Internet of Things

Government IT managers can help protect their agencies, its devices and the critical infrastructure by ensuring security is baked into connected systems.

Big Data to Knowledge

NIH invests $32 million to crack big data

The funding will support development of new approaches, software, tools and training programs to improve access to biomedical big data.

Topic Resources

  • GameChanger: Microsegmentation

    In less than a decade, more than 87 million records with sensitive or private information have been exposed due to cyber-incidents on federal networks alone. Increasingly, organizations are beginning to realize that perimeter-based security just isn’t enough anymore. Download to learn how for many data centers, the solution is microsegmentation.

  • Infographic: Software-Defined Enterprise

    Moving to a fully software-defined enterprise takes time, and is typically done in steps: virtualization, cloud, software-defined storage, software-defined networking, the software-defined data center, and then full SDE. Slowly but surely, organizations are making their way. Download this infographic to learn how to overcome challenges and lower costs through SDE.

  • County Enhances Critical Services for Citizens

    Miami-Dade County needed to streamline database administration and development to ensure that critical government services are constantly available and aligned to the needs of local citizens. Read this whitepaper to learn how the county accelerated database management and development tasks.

  • Converged Systems: Gaining Steam

    Government IT managers are beginning to see the value in converged systems for some of their workloads. They are finding that they not only save money and reduce complexity, but help IT better align with agency priorities. Converged infrastructure can increase application availability, centralize and simplify management, enable rapid provisioning of new systems and virtual machines, lower operation and maintenance costs, improve visibility and control, and reduce hardware footprint.

  • VMware Works to Better Meet Data Center Needs

    The vRealize Suite contains updates and new offerings that can streamline and automate operations, leading to more efficiency and fewer problems. Download this informative digital dialogue to learn more highlights from a recent webcast on software-defined data centers and cloud management.