Cloud / Virtualization / Green Computing

Is security the real problem for an intelligence community cloud?

There are other concerns that are, perhaps surprisingly, bigger barriers for intell agencies.

FISMA standards will calm cloud fears, McClure believes

The Federal Information Security Management Act will help agencies move more sensitive data to the cloud, but not until they're comfortable with the processes.

Government IT success hinges on evolution, GSA leaders say

IT leaders are under new pressure to innovate, show the results of their work.

Cloud conversation shifting to new concerns

Agencies have come a long way on their journey to implement cloud services, but they're still focusing on the low-hanging fruit.

Should you trade data ownership for 'any device' access?

When we give up ownership of information and resources in favor of anywhere, any-device access, we risk trading down on security in the process.

Energy not ready for public cloud

As many agencies migrate services to public cloud environments, the Energy Department is holding back.

Intelligence analysis benefits big from cloud computing

Cloud computing could revolutionize the intelligence community's analysis abiliies, trade group concludes.

GSA: Reuse, recycle electronics, and avoid landfills

Federal agencies are banned from disposing of electronics in landfills or incinerators under new policy.

Survey: Cost savings key driver for government cloud adoption

Although the public sector is lagging behind the private industry in cloud adoption, new research shows that almost half of governments globally are planning a cloud migration.

Gerry Connolly: Don't cut technology investments

Federal spending on technology research should continue despite the economy, congressman urges.

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