• Data center of the future

    Shifting needs drive data center decisions

    Agencies have been working for years to shrink the number of data centers they run and their optimize operations. But whether to close facilities or streamline existing ones depends on the agency.

  • virginia signs on to FirstNet

    FirstNet releases roadmap for network enhancements

    FirstNet rolled out its five-year plan to guide the programs, activities and investments to ensure first responders have the communications tools they need.

  • cloud migration (deepadesigns/

    Pentagon IG reviewing JEDI

    The Defense Department inspector general is probing DOD's handing of the Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure cloud acquisition, including the development of requirements and allegations of conflicts of interest.

  • straight road (alphaspirit/

    The missing ingredient from federal IT: Simplicity

    As agencies increase digital transformation and modernization efforts, they need more than an incremental boost in scale or performance; they must plan to increase in simplicity as well

  • pentagon cloud

    DOD tries to bust JEDI 'myths' as IG announces program review

    In a recent briefing, Defense Department CIO Dana Deasy focused on DOD's cloud strategy and debunking "myths" about the JEDI procurement, but the inspector general just announced a review of the program.

  • networked data

    Agencies lean into supercomputing

    High-performance systems will support research to maintain the U.S. nuclear weapons stockpile, improve weather forecasting for military operations and deliver containerized supercomputing at the tactical edge.

  • business opportunity (Khakimullin Aleksandr/

    3 myths of modernizing legacy IT systems

    Understanding of the benefits of modernization and having support along the journey can help agencies successfully transition to a modern IT infrastructure.

  • responder using cell phone

    Getting to real-time responder communications

    The public safety community must solve data sharing interoperability issues to take advantage of the nationwide public safety broadband network, NIST says.

  • alert on Netflix screen

    Should emergency alerts be issued through Netflix and Pandora?

    As Americans increasingly engage with an expanding number of media platforms, many are calling for emergency alerts to be expanded to streaming services or even to internet-of-things-enabled smart home devices.

  • pentagon cloud puzzle

    JEDI contract on hold for DOD chief's review

    The Pentagon will not award the $10 billion Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure cloud contract until Defense Secretary Mark Esper reviews the program.

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