Containers offer agencies application productivity gains, but more testing is needed before the technology becomes part of the government cloud tool chest.
Containers bring all of the benefits of virtualization, but with better use of hardware, an already broad ecosystem of applications and a clean separation of responsibility between contractors and agencies, which eases procurement pain.
A recent survey of CIOs indicates that the adoption of software defined networking will be ‘vastly different and slower’ than expected.
The National Institutes of Health is supporting the launch of an electronic “Commons,” a shared cloud and high-performance computing ecosystem to support the biomedical research community.
Amazon Web Services announced a set of updates to AWS GovCloud, an isolated AWS Region designed to allow government agencies and customers to work with sensitive workloads in the cloud.
No matter how useful antivirus software can be, its drawbacks are causing information security professionals to take a second look at antivirus protection – and the alternatives.
CRM Online for Government is based on the Microsoft Dynamics’ public cloud offering, designed to meet government security requirements.
Veniam’s networking service not only collects data from sensors – whether stationary or deployed on fleets of vehicles – but also delivers Wi-Fi connectivity to those within range of the vehicles.
The National Institute of Standards and Technology has drafted a guide to creating cloud metrics that could support what the agency calls the cloud service trifecta: service selection, service agreement and service verification.
Consumer technologies are finding new uses in government as agencies find ways to deliver services to citizens wherever and however they need them.
The new year will see a convergence of IT security and operations, as agencies spread responsibilities across IT departments and security tools become integrated into software lifecycles earlier .
In the new year, look for sophisticated orchestration layers to improve data integration between cloud-based applications and greater emphasis on network virtualization.
The Defense Information Systems Agency released a draft of cloud computing security requirements for the Defense Department.
Salesforce's AppExchange Store Builder is a platform to help organizations quickly create a fully customizable app marketplace. And Microsoft is expected to include app store management in Windows 10.