Smart cloud helps cities manage events, services

Delivered in the IBM SmartCloud, the Intelligent Operations Center (IOC) helps users monitor citywide operations by collecting, visualizing and analyzing operational data from multiple sources.

HHS wants to expand its list of FedRAMP-approved providers

Health agency would move toward a cloud brokerage model and is working to grant and Verizon Terremark authority to provide services.

Mid-year review: 10 predictions for cloud computing

A cloud expert updates his 2013 forecast for cloud adoption, highlighting move to infrastructure as a service and emerging role of cloud brokerage services.

What to do when data's too big to just transfer to the cloud

Some of the major cloud vendors offer a bulk import service that lets clients ship physical media to the data center where it can be uploaded, eliminating overly long data transfer times.

FlexPod technology expanded to take on big data

Cisco and NetApp introduce converged infrastructure technology designed to help organizations handle data-intensive workloads.

CloudBolt C2 works under the hood to ensure efficient services

CloudBolt cloud manager helps IT administrators proactively detect problems in workflow process during virtual machine and cloud services provisioning.

Seculert upgrades in-cloud security with radar and a sandbox

Seculert's cloud-based advanced threat protection solution features Elastic Sandbox technology, an updated API and a new user interface.

Cities take licensing, permit services to the cloud

Arizona and Massachusetts cities streamline services and save on infrastructure.

AT&T storage services joins FedRAMP ranks

AT&T receives highest security level under FedRAMP, and GSA moves forward with privatization of FedRAMP third-party assessment review process.

Can the cloud provide the best strategy for security?

New, layered attacks call for intelligence-based security, and cloud computing offers a way to gather and analyze big data to spot malicious activity.

HP, Lockheed join FedRAMP elites

HP’s Enterprise Cloud Services - Virtual Private Cloud and Lockheed Martin’s SolaS Cloud Solution get provisional approval to operate governmentwide.

Why government's move to the cloud has gone stagnant

The government is spending less on cloud technology this year, but a coordinated move to cloud in a logical way should pay big dividends for agencies after 2104.

ACL moves risk management to the cloud

The company’s governance, risk management and compliance package provides enterprisewide analysis in a SaaS model.

Ohio's budget office opens up with cloud-based BPM tool

The Office of Budget and Management has deployed Appian’s cloud-based BPM with mobile and social capabilities to improve the coordination of work across teams, departments and systems.

QTS opens secure cloud test lab for government

Facility in Richmond, Va., will speed up development and deployment of secure cloud computing services

Cloud broker software an emerging force for enterprise migrations

Both cloud brokerage services and cloud broker software can accelerate enterprise adoption and the migration of applications to the cloud.

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.