Many government departments and agencies have rid themselves of the most obvious efficiency offenders: small data centers, facilities previously marked for closure and IT resources deemed surplus to mission requirements.
Agilance's Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program Content Pack includes the baseline security controls required of cloud service providers.
The GSA May 14 released a list of accredited third-party assessment organizations -- or 3PAOs for short -- that will do initial assessments and test the controls of cloud service providers per FedRAMP requirements.
After tornadoes ripped through nearby Springfield, the technology director of Dedham decided it was time to move data backup and recovery to the cloud.
A new security certification allows federal agencies to use Red Hat's Enterprise Linux 5 with the KVM hypervisor on IBM systems for a variety of command and control and secure operations.
Successfully virtualizing some of its servers helped the Internal Revenue Service save $10.2 million in equipment costs over two years.
Many IT organizations are moving from a non-virtualized application base to one that is service- or cloud-based. Find out where your organization falls on this trend line.
Most states lack policies on online file storage usage, but CISOs say there is risk in uncontrolled use of these services.
New tools under development help "unlock the next generation" of features for cloud and enterprise collaboration, say industry execs.
Moving SharePoint to the enterprise or cloud requires new data management and security practices, but the return is significant, experts say.
IT officials from Europe, Asia and North America will discuss views on the potential for cloud technology to transform public services.
Agencies should only deal with what they can tolerate as a risk, the U.S. Postal Service's Chuck McGann tells a FedScoop audience.
In moving to a virtual data center, Madison County, Ind., found that security in a virtual world can be at least as good as in a physical environment.
System downtime and slow application performance related to storage in virtualized environments are the primary concerns of IT administrators surveyed in a new report.
IBM's new line of products is designed as an integrated package from the beginning, which is intended to eliminate time and money wasted on operations and maintenance.