Containers bring all of the benefits of virtualization, but with better use of hardware, an already broad ecosystem of applications and a clean separation of responsibility between contractors and agencies, which eases procurement pain.
A recent report from Onvia details areas where IT is growing in state and local governments while technology investment growth has stalled elsewhere.
A recent survey of CIOs indicates that the adoption of software defined networking will be ‘vastly different and slower’ than expected.
2015 is shaping up as a year when data analytics, ubiquitous video, and cyber forensics will force government IT managers to make decisions about how they deploy their resources.
The Department of Homeland Security’s National Emergency Communications Plan aims to allow first responders and public safety officials to better share information and enhance situational awareness.
The Air Force will start providing chip and PIN travel cards to protect against fraud and identity theft.
The Census Bureau will leverage the Internet, mobile technology and geographic information systems as it counts up the country’s population and tries to hold the line on costs.
The National Institutes of Health is supporting the launch of an electronic “Commons,” a shared cloud and high-performance computing ecosystem to support the biomedical research community.
Big data, mobile and hybrid cloud technologies are creating challenging security environments for which half of organizations in a recent study had no disaster recovery plan.
The Department of Veterans Affairs is seeking a system to help it with digital mapping, internment notices and remains tracking in its 131 cemeteries.
Amazon Web Services announced a set of updates to AWS GovCloud, an isolated AWS Region designed to allow government agencies and customers to work with sensitive workloads in the cloud.
Government mobility managers are racing to stay ahead of the proliferation of mobile devices with strategies that focus on data and applications rather than devices themselves.