Hybrid Cloud

How HHS and NASA are handling hybrid-cloud challenges

Both agencies have found valuable uses for hybrid cloud, but the security and standardization issues aren't easy fixes.

Why hybrid cloud can get agencies over the hump

Hybrid cloud gives agencies a way to leverage existing investments in applications and infrastructure without rearchitecting for a public cloud infrastructure that is radically different from what is in place today.

In a world of integrated services, hybrid cloud is king

The hybrid approach to cloud adoption is likely to continue to expand as public cloud usage in government accelerates and more integrators build turn-key solutions from a mash-up of multiple cloud services.

Hybrid cloud: The new normal for federal IT

As cloud adoption increases and grows in complexity, the hybrid cloud is becoming the new normal for agencies as they manage applications, data and services that reside on different platforms.

Middleware integrates systems across cloud, Internet of Things

Open source software developer Red Hat updated a set of middleware tools designed to make it easier to connect large enterprise systems, from on-premise to cloud to hybrid environments.

NetApp serves up common fabric for storage, data management across hybrid clouds

Company's Data ONTAP software will provide a storage and data management foundation.

Do you have a cloud exit strategy? Here’s one clear path.

Open, hybrid clouds are a way for agencies to avoid getting locked in to cloud services and stay ready for the next breakthrough.

Agencies can reap real benefits from virtual infrastructures

U.S. Forces' response to the 2011 Japan earthquake showed how virtual desktop infrastructures can deploy new endpoints quickly, easily and securely.

Cloud broker platform lets agencies mix, match their services

General Dynamics IT and cloud broker services firm Gravitant announced a deal to offer government agencies a way to fine-tune their mix of cloud services.

Small city breaks new ground as service provider

Melrose, Mass., learned a lesson about bandwidth while providing cloud-based services to a smaller town.

Lockheed offers agencies a cloud storefront

Agencies can receive cloud services from Lockheed's private and community clouds or cloud providers such as Amazon and Microsoft.