emerging technology
  • Hard Drive

    Could helium in hard drives make performance go 'Up?'

    Western Digital plans to encase hard drives in helium to reduce drag, lower power consumption and increase performance.

  • Intel’s big idea: A hefty 27-inch tablet

    The Adaptive All-In-One is a desktop PC and also works as a 27-inch, 14-pound tablet PC. But what can you use it for?

  • ‘Biometrics in a box’ – migrating Windows apps to the Amazon cloud

    A hands-on look at migrating biometrics applications to Amazon's cloud.

  • Spot the bot: Identifying robot behavior to defeat DDOS attacks

    A new hosted service uses proprietary algorithms to distinguish between human and non-human behavior in Web traffic, which could help stop DDOS attacks before they get going.

  • RIM wants your BlackBerry to be your access badge

    HID Global has a service that would let users replace ID credentials and tokens with their BlackBerry phones. Could it work in a government enterprise?

  • It's called 'sparse data,' and it could be a big deal

    The small bits of data coming from sensors recording everything from temperature changes to coffee pot use could make a big difference in the way we manage things.

  • DARPA lets slip the AlphaDog of war

    The improved robotic "pack mule" can carry a lot of gear for soldiers, follow them in the field and even charge their radios.

  • What's next in the network: software defined networking

    The emerging type of architecture opens up once-closed routers and switches to optimize speed and performance within a network.

  • The return of the sneaker net

    Bigger bandwidth nearly killed off sneaker nets entirely, but today's gigantic files sizes just might bring them back.

  • Was 'Sneakers' right about secret government IT?

    The movie that inspired a lot of people to become government techies might have been real, just a little.

  • Oil baths: A better way to keep computers cool?

    Intel test finds dunking servers in mineral oil can cut power consumption.

  • Panasonic soups up the Toughbook 19

    The re-released rugged laptop includes has a faster chipset, expanded storage and an innovative light sensor.

  • 3 simple tricks for defeating hackers on the road

    In certain places, traveling feds can almost count on an attempt to steal information from their laptops. Here are ways to give them the old Willy Wonka.

  • 5 keyboard shortcuts you won't find in Windows 8

    The new Microsoft OS will kill some shortcuts you might be used to, but it's not all bad.

Topic Resources

  • Three Essential Steps in Navigating the Unified Communications Landscape

    Unified Communications (UC) enables a wealth of opportunity for federal, state and local governments, allowing agencies to be more mobile and flexible than ever before. Join us for an informative discussion about how to navigate the UC landscape.

  • Managing Regulatory and Compliance Requirements with a Quality Management Tool and Process

    This webcast will focus on a major healthcare organizations journey to use better Quality Management approaches to address challenges that were impacting their ability to achieve compliance for regulatory requirements.

  • Everything Storage: Learn How to Store All Your Data Underneath a Single, Extremely Scalable, Software-Defined Architecture

    Join us as we discuss scalable, software-defined storage architecture and integration, along with hardware and software technologies that empower Everything Storage. You will also be introduced to the leading massive-scale, open-platform solution for object storage. Be sure to tune-in to learn and ask questions about how open-platform solutions can bring you enterprise-class reliability, performance and simplicity without vendor lock-in and the associated price tag.

  • Securing the Mobile Workforce: Device Security is Not Enough

    For the Public Sector, the ability to secure information on mobile devices – especially sensitive information such as intellectual property and classified data, can be daunting. Managing an array of mobile devices, and protecting the data on them is an IT security nightmare; add to this the BYOD paradigm, and you have a perfect storm. Join Raytheon’s Ashok Sankar, Senior Director of Product Strategy and Chris Hazelton, Research Director for Mobile & Wireless, 451 Research, as they discuss how to break through the barriers to mobile device adoption for work environments.