Cloud / Virtualization / Green Computing


NIST could move to Drupal

Another proprietary system could be destined for the dustbin as NIST considers a move to an open-source option.

GSA's proposed cloud brokerage grabs industry attention

There have been so many responses to a recent RFI that GSA has extended the deadline to allow for more, agency says.

Government agencies spending more on cloud, but some execs are fuzzy on the details

One finding of a new study: Many CFOs, despite their financial control, are only somewhat familiar with the details of their agencies' cloud strategies.

Feds see IT as cost, not opportunity

More federal executives say streamlining and modernizing business processes is a bigger priority than IT.

GSA looks to a future of everything as a service

GSA is interested in moving everything it can to a service model.

Virtualization: A first step to the cloud

Tackling the cultural and technical changes required for the virtualization of IT can make a future transition to a cloud environment much easier.

A month into FedRAMP, GSA marks progress

A month into FedRAMP's launch, challenges have been overcome and progress has been made, one GSA official said.

GSA considers cloud brokerage

As cloud computing continues to challenge traditional procurement processes, GSA is on the lookout for new ideas.

DISA takes lead role in DOD cloud strategy

DOD's efforts to streamline and economize includes a move from duplicative silos to a more agile approach.

Will the digital strategy change management patterns?

To achieve the plan's goals, federal managers will need to give up some control over employees and information.

7 challenges to 'cloud first'

Agencies are well on their way to the cloud but better planning is needed to fully realize the cloud-first policy.

State's cloud doesn't measure up to NIST standards, IG finds

Audit finds weaknesses that keep the State Department's cloud-computing efforts from meeting NIST's guidelines.

Who's Fed 100-worthy?

Nominations are now open for the 2015 Federal 100 awards. Get the details and submit your picks!