National security and emergency preparedness can be shifted safely to the cloud, experts say, provided agencies pay proper attention to details.
There are several essential questions to consider in picking a cloud provider, including what level of security is needed for services your agency is moving
After consolidating its servers CDC's research lab laid the foundation for managing a virtual infrastructure.
Alaska's enterprise architect offers tips for overcoming migration hurdles to deploying so-called fabric or unified computing.
A private cloud based on unified computing technology has turned Alaska's IT unit into a versatile services provider for the state.
The FCC and Transportation Department are working to establish a transition path to the next generation of 911 services.
Alabama’s Next Generation program plans to move all 911 traffic to an IP network over the next 18 months, paving the way for text, video and photos with emergency calls.
Lockheed Martin and Cleversafe are developing a federal version of the Dispersed Compute Storage solution, which combines Hadoop MapReduce and Cleversafe's dsNet to handle massive computation and storage requirements.
Cybersecurity pros are running to keep up with emerging threats to mobile devices, yet most observers fear government and industry will always lag behind.
Building an app store can be the best way to make sure employees are using the right mobile apps. Here's a checklist to help you get there.
States and CMS worked upfront to specify goals that will be used to pick winners in a challenge to write software to screen Medicaid providers.
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services taps NASA's Tournament Lab for an online competition to develop a new module for Medicaid management.
FAA regulations, including a requirement that UAS operators maintain a visual line of sight with the aircraft, are slowing scientific uses of technology, say developers.
It's not just surveillance. As drones used by the military come home, agencies from NASA to NOAA to USDA find they can go where piloted flights cannot.
Getting the most out of consolidating a distributed, siloed IT environment requires management, fair deals and not being a bully.