Army PEO Aviation expands virtual desktops

Army PEO Aviation expands virtual desktops

The Army Program Executive Office Aviation has expanded its virtual desktop infrastructure with Nutanix appliances to better support handling Army aircraft systems.

Hypervisor security

NIST drafts guide for hypervisor security

The widespread growth in server virtualization for hosting enterprise applications and providing cloud services calls for new recommendations for secure deployment of hypervisor platforms, the standards agency said.

Bytegrid

Partnership to deliver advanced infrastructure for researchers

A partnership between the Mid-Atlantic Crossroads and Bytegrid Holdings will provide a secure, advanced infrastructure platform for the research and education community across the mid-Atlantic region.

How the Army trims apps before data center migration

How the Army trims apps before data center migration

The Army is using a multi-step process to rationalize and consolidate hundreds of applications as it embarks on a four-year data center migration project.

Reaching for a key

Oracle Key Vault helps customers manage encryption keys

A new software appliance is designed to manage encryption keys and credential files securely in an enterprise data center.

Software-defined networking gaining traction

Software-defined networking gaining traction

Two recent surveys show similar attitudes about the future adoption of SDN technology in the data center.

Microsoft offers more Azure ExpressRoute locations

Microsoft offers more Azure ExpressRoute locations

For agencies needing direct, high bandwidth Azure data center connections, Microsoft announced five new ExpressRoute locations in United States.

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

A closer look at Pennsylvania's cloud infrastructure plan

Pennsylvania awarded Unisys Corp. a cloud infrastructure contract designed to provide the precision usage of the state’s computing resources and a firm economic footing for IT decision-making.

4 tips for shared services success

4 tips for shared services success

Lessons learned after years spent complying with shared services mandates are giving agencies tools and tactics for effective migrations.

Big Switch expands hyperscale SDN for data centers, inks deal with In-Q-Tel

Big Switch expands hyperscale SDN, inks deal with In-Q-Tel

Big Switch Networks introduced its Big Cloud Fabric, a data center switching fabric that combines the operational advantages of SDN software with the economics of bare metal switch hardware.

Cloud takes backup role as cities remake data centers

Cloud takes backup role as cities remake data centers

With data centers under renovation, some agencies are using the cloud to meet their disaster recovery and business continuity requirements.

Michigan county mixes data center options with reference architecture

County mixes data center options with reference architecture

In Oakland County, Mich., a reference architecture approach to upgrading the enterprise helps preserve features of its existing data center while providing flexibility to adopt new services.

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