The department revised its RFP for an agencywide cloud e-mail and collaboration platform, saying the data must physically reside in the U.S. or its territories.
SSA is seeking information about cloud-based software-as-a-service Web analytic tools to improve analytics and gain better insight about Web usage on socialsecurity.gov.
The current system prevents agencies from reusing each other's services, CIOs said at a recent conference.
State and local governments now have a plan on how to best evaluate, acquire and implement cloud services and technologies.
The FedRAMP Concept of Operations document released by the General Services Administration gives the program structure as it prepares for initial launch in June.
The Federal Data Center Consolidation Task Force is working to develop the marketplace, part of the administration's efforts to save money through consolidation.
Obama's 2013 budget proposal aims to cut federal IT but increase its use when it makes government more efficient. Here's where 10 departments stand.
Bringing new, localized sources of energy online in a smart grid would help to create a resilient, independent energy system and could foil potential cyberattacks to boot.
Agencies should look for storage providers that support their security and privacy requirements as they move data into cloud infrastructures, an industry expert with Amazon Web Services advises.
Virtualization at the server, network and storage layers will make replication of data easier within a disaster recovery system as well as in the cloud, experts say.
The replication of data across multi-tenant environments will be a growing concern for agencies moving big storage to the cloud. Here are ways to do it right.
The current legal and policy framework encouraging voluntary security efforts have failed to protect the nation's infrastructure, but additional regulation could be counterproductive, industry reps told a House panel.
NASA's Office of the CIO is seeking contractors to handle its websites and ancillary services, including content management, search, and collaborative tools such as blogs and wikis.
As cloud computing efforts move to applications, platform-as-a-service will likely become a common delivery model.
The Army's Architecture Services Division within the Software Engineering Center has deployed a platform designed for the rapid development and migration of applications to a private cloud.