The lead agency in developing technical standards for a U.S. smart grid has agreed to work with an EU group to create a common framework.
Regulators and power companies are doing their best to ensure that new energy distribution systems are equally secure and intelligent.
CIO says data-center consolidation, trimming of redundant applications, wireless devices and a cloud-based architecture are on the agenda.
A private cloud might be a way for some "server huggers" to extend the status quo, but don’t let that obscure the greater value to government agencies.
The Global Network Enterprise, which was developed to improve compatibility within the LandWarNet architecture, is moving from concept to implementation.
Platform-as-a-service offering will allow agencies to run apps without worrying about network infrastructure
California -- in cooperation with national efforts led by NIST -- has developed the country's first set of standards for handling sensitive information generated by new Smart Grid energy distribution technology.
Amazon Web Services has unveiled a cloud infrastructure designed for government agencies and contractors that want to move more sensitive workloads into the cloud.
West Virginia must work out some legal problems before people can use their personal devices at work.
Creating a tag cloud from the GCN Awards' winning nominations reveals the one thing that, no matter the project, is on everyone's mind.
Cloud-based customer relationship management system gives Census 360-degree view of data gathered by the thousands of partners that help conduct the census.
Getting data cleaned up and in and out of the cloud must be driven by a defined process and deliverable schedule.
NIST document offers guidance for setting up configuration management controls for securing IT systems.
The FDIC has eliminated weaknesses in its IT systems, but a GAO review found that the press of business in resolving bank failures has interfered with achieving a complete cybersecurity plan.
NASCIO has selected 30 state IT initiatives in 10 categories as finalists for its 2011 Recognition Awards for Outstanding Achievement in the Field of Information Technology in State Government.