In 2014, the government data centers will move toward open-air construction, modular architectures and increasingly total virtualization.
VMware and Palo Alto Networks offer integrated platform to unify network security across both physical and virtual cloud enterprises.
Hadoop is a must-have big data tool, but it has some drawbacks, including the need for high-level user expertise and conditions for optimal bandwidth.
The firm debuts rapidly deployable data center modules that provide more control over infrastructure at lower cost.
Livermore, Intel and Cray are deploying the uniquely designed Catalyst to explore new frontiers in HPC simulation and big data innovation.
The agency also consolidated all IT offices and staff under the leadership of GSA CIO Casey Coleman to eliminate duplication and streamline IT operations.
OnCourse, a software as a service provider for the K-12 education market, contracts for analytics-based defensive services following a series of denial-of-service attacks.
CipherPoint data security software prevents privileged IT administrators, attackers from accessing sensitive information across on-premise and cloud-based collaboration systems.
The Windows Azure U.S. Government Cloud for state, local and federal agencies will be hosted in U.S. data centers and managed by U.S. citizens.
Surges caused by arc fault failures have melted equipment and will delay operations at the $1.5 billion center for a year.
With NSF-backed funding, researchers will create energy-efficient optical network -– with silicon photonic switches –- to handle massive amounts of data.
The goal of any consolidation project is savings. Here’s a checklist to help make sure things go right.