The Open Data Center Alliance and the Distributed Management Task Force have joined forces to accelerate the development of industry standards for managing cloud computing infrastructures
In Washington state, a new antivirus solution was a prescription for improved security without impairing network performance.
Steve VanRoekel said that, if agencies use NIST guidelines, FedRAMP and monitoring when moving to the cloud, they can be a lot more secure than they are today
Net Optics' Phantom Virtual Tap manages communications between virtual servers, which typically is not monitored.
The National Institute of Standards and Technology's road map is designed to support secure adoption of cloud computing by federal agencies. Comments are due by Dec. 2.
SafeGov.org will focus on cloud computing best practices in the public sector.
The Fish and Wildlife Service has led the way in testing a commercial infrastructure that gives federal officers the same access to law enforcement databases that state and local police have had for years.
A $45 million grant to help double the size of a nonprofit regional network is expected to add hundreds of jobs in the Northeast Ohio Rust Belt.
The Interior Department is looking to take e-mail and collaboration services to the cloud, supporting 88,000 users across all DOI bureaus and office.
The more familiar state and local government IT influencers are with cloud computing, the more they see its benefits and support it, a survey finds.
Agencies are getting some help in kicking their expensive and wasteful paper-printing habits.
Federal IT managers need to shift the focus from reducing IT costs to helping agencies make government work more effectively in the current climate, a Gartner analyst told government managers.
The beta version of Sencha.io for mobile app developers makes it easier to build applications that deliver shared experiences.
When an E. coli outbreak caused a surge in requests for genetic sequencing, scientists at Argonne National Labs found the capacity in the Energy Department's cloud framework.
Three months on the job, CIO Sanjeev "Sonny" Bhagowalia is juggling multiple projects as he gears up to lead the Aloha State through its IT modernization journey.