Defense IT


HCI opportunities in agency IT

HCI opportunities in agency IT

Agencies have already leveraged hyper-converged infrastructure for sharing storage, virtual desktop infrastructure and workload consolidation.

wearable health sensors

Fitbit for the battlefield? Not just yet.

The biggest challenge is extracting actionable data from commercial devices, an Air Force Research Lab official says.

Cyber Guard marshals resources from government, industry

Cyber Guard marshals resources from government, industry

Over 100 public and private sector organizations gathered to test response and coordination in the event of a cyberattack on the nation’s critical infrastructure.

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.


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