Whitepapers


Next-Gen Flash Plays Major Role in Modernization

As data continues to grow and evolve, agencies’ storage requirements are changing as well. Today’s agencies need high-performing systems that scale easily and allow for agility. Learn how your organization can gain value by turning to the newest All Flash Arrays to meet these growing storage demands.


Mezzanine in Action - GIS Data Visualization

In almost every industry, geographical data plays a part in key strategic decisions that can affect the future trajectory of an organization. For Fortune 500 organizations and government agencies, effectively utilizing this complex information is a daunting challenge, but if done correctly, it can be a significant competitive advantage. Mapping software and geographical information systems (GIS) do an impressive job allowing businesses to use, analyze, and integrate geographical data with other business applications. However, to truly capitalize on your GIS initiatives and make better, data-driven decisions, you need to visualize information at human-scale and interact with it collaboratively as a team.


Mezzanine by Oblong

Mezzanine™ is an immersive collaboration platform for the enterprise. Surround your teams with everything they need to perform at their best —videoconference and share content across the globe in a truly dynamic workspace. Mezzanine is the competitive advantage that makes presentations more engaging, meetings more productive, and collaboration better than ever.


Mezzanine in Action - Emergency Management

Emergency management and crisis response require the orchestration of a considerable number of federal, state and local departments and agencies to join forces with private organizations to solve extraordinarily complex challenges. Effective decision-making demands real time access to critical information, and every second and piece of data counts. But as we have learned in numerous crisis events, critical information may not reside within your organization. Imagine a solution adept at improving operational coordination and decision-making. Imagine instantaneous information sharing between deployed personnel and HQ operations.


Mezzanine in Action - Data Visualization

Database technologies and business intelligence applications provide part of the solution, allowing you to manage and run analyses on your structured, semi-structured, and unstructured data to reveal trends and patterns. But you also need to easily visualize those analytics, digest their meaning, and make decisions with other members of your organization.


Adaptive Technology Eases Maintenance and Repair

The ability to print 3-D objects on demand was once the stuff of science fiction. Today it’s a reality. It’s also a game changer for agencies like the Department of Defense (DoD), which frequently have to perform maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) tasks. In an August 4th webcast entitled “Reverse Engineering in the DoD,” run by Autodesk CAM Product specialist Jordan Roberts, he explains technology advancements are helping agencies like the DoD determine what they need, with regards to software or hardware, by analyzing what already exists. Download this Digital Dialogue to learn more!


Secure Mobility: Slow but Steady Progress

Government agencies face an increasing volume and variety of attacks against their mobile infrastructure. Spyware and other forms of malware continue to evolve and attack in increasingly sophisticated ways. While many agencies have made significant progress in defending against these mobile platform vulnerabilities, a recent survey revealed agencies realize there remains much work to be done. Deploying the right security solutions, supported by comprehensive security policies, is critical to their success.


2016 Federal Study: The Insecurity of Privileged Users

Privileged users can be an agency’s riskiest employees, as many have access beyond their roles or responsibilities. Moreover, current security platforms often fail to provide the necessary context to show if an incident is caused by an insider. What is your agency doing to address potentially high-risk employees and protect critical data?


Millennials: A Tsunami of Risk for Federal Agencies?

Federal agencies face rising threats as more millennials enter the workforce. Almost two-thirds also use their personal devices for their work. More than 60% of millennials won’t take a job without unrestricted access to their social media platforms and more than 40% use the same password for multiple devices and apps. Is your organization ready to handle their relaxed security and technology practices?


2017 Security Predictions: The New Digital Battlefield

The world is transforming, blending the physical and digital into an age of convergence. Is your agency prepared for the resulting security challenges? Drawing upon the deep resources of both Forcepoint Security Labs™ and Raytheon, the 2017 Forcepoint Security Predictions report investigates this new shift that blurs the lines between man and technology.


The Future of the Data Center Network: Infographic

VMware NSX delivers a completely new operational model for networking that forms the foundation of the Software-Defined Data Center. Because NSX builds networks in software, data center operators can achieve levels of agility, security, and economics that were previously unreachable with physical networks.


All-Flash Storage for Dummies

All-Flash Storage for Dummies, NetApp Special Edition, explores the expanding role of all‐flash storage in the enterprise. Originally used to accelerate performance for dedicated, mission-critical applications, all-flash arrays are now replacing disk and hybrid-flash systems as the preferred storage systems for virtualized environments. At the same time, scale‐out solutions have emerged that are designed to power the new cloud services of the future.