Cloud / Virtualization / Green Computing


DHS claims strides in cloud, enterprise initiatives

At DHS, progress is being made in cloud offerings and enterprise services, according to CIO Richard Spires.

EPA picks cloud services provider

Contract award will aid agency's quest to migrate IT to the cloud.

GSA boosts FedRAMP accreditation as small-business advantage

Getting FedRAMP certified could help small businesses break into the federal cloud market, GSA says.

Solving virtualization's storage problem

Savings from server and desktop virtualization can disappear fast if storage isn't part of the plan

Emerging tech will power future of government IT in lean times

Cloud and mobility are becoming increasingly important in helping government CIOs meet mission needs, GSA technology leader says.

NASA logs Web services savings

A switch to Web services for cloud-based infrastructure is paying off.

Labor looks for hosted financial system

The Department of Labor wants somebody else to run its core financial management system.

VanRoekel: IT reform 'a shock to the system'

Less than two years in the making, the plan to transform federal IT management has seen some significant milestones.

GSA takes closer look at IT portfolio

Following the release of the Digital Government Strategy, GSA CIO Casey Coleman says her agency will looks to review its IT portfolio as part of the federal IT reform.

5 steps to a successful cloud-centered future

Software association provides a suggested roadmap for agencies to move to a cloud-based environment.

FedRAMP takes applications for service providers

Officials require cloud service providers to get their systems tested before selling them to the government.

GSA tries to solve contract review problems

Auditors found that GSA had no strategy to determine the appropriate number of awards to issue on a blanket purchase agreement, promping action from the agency.