Complexity is the enemy of security, says NIST's FISMA lead Ron Ross, and the cloud can help simplify networks.
Sandia National Laboratories' network links 265 buildings and 13,000 ports, while saving space, energy and money.
Data Direct Networks, Intel and Red Hat release new products to further simplify management and performance of the open-source, big data framework while improving security.
The move to this next-generation, automated data center is a multiyear endeavor that started with virtualization and the concept of unified computing.
Newly available data on lightning activity within clouds gives NWS, NASA and the military better warnings about severe weather.
Cisco and NetApp plan tighter integration within the FlexPod architecture to make it easier for agencies to deploy and access next-gen cloud infrastructures.
Oracle's infrastructure-as-a-service offering would let agencies operate high-performance cloud computing services without the up-front costs of owning the hardware.
Melrose, Mass., learned a lesson about bandwidth while providing cloud-based services to a smaller town.
As DOD moves into cloud computing, pilots and projects look to assess risk and develop multiple layers of network defense.
The state and the Desert Research Institute partner with IBM to use analytics and advanced research applications for scientific research, education and economic development.
NIST offers a scheme for trusted geolocation, a way to ensure that resources agencies use in the cloud are kept secure.
Regional cooperation and sharing resources is the wave of the future, members of the 15-state alliance say.