When the Transportation Security Administration needed to upgrade its emergency alert system, it opted to use the system already in place for its sister agency the Coast Guard.
Federal officials and industry representatives got together at AFCEA's Emerging Technology Symposium to go over the latest tools.
The Federal Data Center Consolidation Task Force is working to develop the marketplace, part of the administration's efforts to save money through consolidation.
Federal, state and local IT leaders expect virtualization to double in the next four years, but legacy apps and funding remain hurdles, a MeritTalk survey finds.
Cleversafe debuts "dispersed storage" system capable of holding 10 exabytes of data, a scale required by new methods for analyzing big data streams.
DOD's Deputy CIO Robert Carey says military networks, including 900 data centers, need to be cut and allowed to share data to achieve true efficiency levels and interoperability.
Amazon Web Services has launched a new database service that enables customers to store and modify unstructured content while proving rapid access to data.
CSC has unveiled a cloud computing platform designed primarily for federal agencies, which provides infrastructure-as-a-service offerings.
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services wants to establish dispersed, world-class data centers owned and operated by a broad set of industry partners under a single contract vehicle.
The water in the mineral oil-fueled cooling tank, heated by computers to about 122 degrees, is being routed to the HVAC systems of surrounding buildings in Sweden.
Federal IT managers need to shift the focus from reducing IT costs to helping agencies make government work more effectively in the current climate, a Gartner analyst told government managers.
Stanford University researchers say a server using only dynamic random-access memory could recover from a crash in 1.6 seconds.