Defense IT


Nutanix ruggedized Crystal servers

Pushing for the pocket-sized data center

Pentagon requirements drive Nutanix to further shrink its server form factor.

Amazon opens private cloud marketplace for intelligence community

Amazon opens private cloud marketplace for intelligence community

Hosted on a private cloud, the AWS Marketplace for the U.S. Intelligence Community allows IC agencies to search, buy and deploy software and applications from authorized vendors.

rapid innovation center

Navy creates a 'safe space' for cyber innovation

The Naval Undersea Warfare Center Rapid Innovation Center provides the military with sandboxes to test and develop new devices without fear of compromising network systems -- and the "brain space" to explore those ideas.

Army network modernization

Army network modernization drives security, bandwidth improvements

Migrating to cloud architectures could help the Army improve security and bandwidth, according to some Army officials.

Air Force to test NIPRnet access for iPads

Air Force to test NIPRnet access for iPads

Recent advances in mobile device security and the ability to compartmentalize information have made it possible to further integrate iPads into Air Force networks.

DOD to eliminate common access cards

DOD to eliminate common access cards

The Defense Department’s CIO announced a two-year plan to phase out CAC use on information systems.

DOD bringing recruitment into the digital age

DOD bringing recruitment into the digital age

Defense Secretary Ashton Carter said he wants to reinvigorate the recruitment process with digital workflows and microtargeting.

Acquisition: More like jazz, less like practicing scales

Acquisition: More like jazz, less like practicing scales

Federal IT purchasing needs more room for innovation.

Teamwork celebrated at InnovateIT awards

Teamwork celebrated at InnovateIT awards

The winners of AFCEA Bethesda InnovateIT Awards credited their teams for their projects’ success.

DARPA wants to teach machines how to learn

DARPA wants to teach machines how to learn

The Fundamental Limits of Learning program aims to build a theoretical framework for teaching machines to generalize their existing knowledge to new situations.

Arlington national cemetery

Database, app to streamline operations in national military cemeteries

The virtualized Enterprise Interment Services System uses a mobile app to help cemetery operations teams streamline maintenance and a common virtual database and network environment for military cemeteries nationwide.

NRO adds cubesats to its fleet

NRO adds cubesats to its fleet

With the small, inexpensive cubesats, missions for National Reconnaissance Office and its partners are now more affordable.


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