Cloud / Virtualization / Green Computing

VA to allow clinicians to access cloud applications

The VA is preparing to allow clinicians at VA medical facilities to access some commercial cloud applications.

All of GSA's e-mail now in Google cloud

The General Services Administration has successfully migrated its 17,000 e-mail users to Google Apps for Government, according to GSA Administrator Martha Johnson.

Federal workspace won't look the same in the future

The federal workspace of the future is going to look very different because of technology, according to the administrator of the General Services Administration.

AKO, DKO, JKO, enterprise e-mail: DOD's portals by the numbers

The announcement of the closure of Defense Knowledge Online is furthering uncertainty over the future of DOD's online portals and enterprise services. Here's a quick look at some of the numbers.

The trends that shape the future of federal IT

A senior General Services Administration official said several IT trends will drive what's going on in the federal government for some time.

Here's your FOSE 2011 planning guide

The expo and conference, July 19-21 at the Washington Convention Center, will present a smorgasbord of innovative technologies and products, and techniques for applying them to government.

Interior hopes to save $500 million through IT transformation

The Interior Department expects to save up to $500 million by 2020 by leveraging modern technology.

Letter to the Editor: AKO article misses point

A consultant argues that enterprise e-mail is no replacement for Army Knowledge Online.

How cloud computing messes with your team

Agency IT departments need to reorient themselves as expert service consultants in the age of cloud computing, a report says.

Cloud security may be the easiest problem to solve

The Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program requirements for authorizing the use of cloud services are expected soon, but security might be the simplest issue to solve in the federal adoption of cloud computing.

3 steps to a more flexible cloud procurement process

The federal government needs to implement flexible procurement policies so cloud services companies can become more agile to meet agencies’ unique requirements, a Unisys executive said.

Liability in the cloud: a complex forecast

As data is stored and transmitted across international borders via cloud infrastructures a growing concern is: who should be held liable for data breaches when information flows across jurisdictions?

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