Webcasts

  • Modernization Strategies: Getting Cloud Migration Right

    Given the pressure to modernize their IT operations, agencies are beginning to migrate an increasing number of applications to the cloud. But without proper planning, moving to the cloud can prove difficult and operations can suffer. In this webcast, Michelle Sparrow-Walker, Director of the Systems and Integration Office at the Department of State, will share best practices in managing cloud migration and optimization, with a focus on developing a strong governance model. 05/23/2017

  • Health IT: Improving Healthcare through Data Collaboration

    Data is vital to the quality of healthcare—and the more readily that data is accessible, the more valuable it is. In this webcast, Donald Cox, CIO at the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), will discuss strategies for making data accessible to healthcare professionals and/or researchers working across organizational boundaries. 05/17/2017

  • Is Your Converged Infrastructure Environment Ready for FedRAMP?

    As government agencies bring converged infrastructure into their virtualized environments, they are readily recognizing the benefits, but with those benefits come new security concerns. How do agencies mitigate risks and achieve FedRAMP compliance in multi-tenant environments to successfully pave their way to the cloud? Subject matter experts from Merlin International, Netapp and Hytrust engage in a panel discussion on securing converged infrastructure while meeting federal security requirements. 05/04/2017

  • Track Your Data in the Cloud

    As government agencies continue to move more of their apps and data to the cloud, those that are adopting Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) via a public cloud are able to better reduce costs, improve business agility, and achieve higher scalability. This type of cloud-based infrastructure also helps agencies ensure consistent visibility in data regardless of where it resides throughout the agency, whether on-premises, remote sites, public, private and hybrid clouds. 04/19/2017

  • Multicloud Storage: Making Cloud Work for your Agency

    Government agencies want to realize the benefits of cloud, but they have deep requirements on data security, privacy, and reliability. Unfortunately, previous approaches to cloud storage came with significant risks, including poor reliability, data loss, and vendor lock-in. This is no longer the case. In this webcast, experts in cloud storage will discuss new approaches that mitigate these risks and lay the foundation for enterprise-grade cloud services. 04/19/2017

Whitepapers

  • CDM and Cybersecurity Evolve with the Times

    The variety and volume of cyberthreats continues to increase, especially as cloud computing, the Internet of Things, and mobile computing continue to increase in popularity. Securing government agency networks is a complicated and constantly evolving task, requiring the right mix of technology tools, business savvy and workforce expertise. Agencies have to manage evolving network dynamic, according to industry and government speakers at the recent event CDM: Pushing the Boundaries of Cybersecurity on March 23, 2017.

  • NETCENTS-2 Contract Delivers on Price and Products

    Since its debut in 2013, the Air Force’s NETCENTS-2 family of IDIQ contracts has delivered a wide array of products and services from a variety of vendors. This is intended to help the Air Force and other eligible defense agencies standardize networks, encourage interoperability and manage IT requirements from an enterprise perspective. In this Contract Profile, we explore how NETCENTS-2 has evolved to keep up with increasing demand and ever-changing technology needs.

  • Apply Modern DLP for Full Protection

    As budgets tighten, risks change, and government mandates grow, Data Loss Prevention (DLP) emerges as a way to minimize costs, avoid incidents, and simplify compliance. DLP tools identify exactly where data is at all times— at rest, in transit and in use. Download this whitepaper to find out the key capabilities needed to ensure the most comprehensive level of protection for your agency’s data.

  • Improve Cybersecurity with Network Visibilty

    Federal agency executives are making modernizing their IT a high priority. And it’s not just to provide citizens with the high-quality digital services they expect these days. There are federal mandates like FITARA. Plus it’s just good business sense. Many agencies are held back with legacy systems that are expensive to maintain, difficult to secure and integrate and simply don’t perform at the level required to support modern digital services. The cloud is emerging as the preferred platform to support these IT modernization efforts. The cloud provides the flexibility, agility and security government agencies need as they move to modernize IT.

  • Advanced IT Playbook: Take FITARA to the Next Level

    Despite some progress, agencies have a long way to go when it comes to FITARA. The most important thing is ensuring the foundation is in order before getting more ambitious. That means understanding all IT assets—cost, location, or potential redundancy. Download this IT Playbook to learn helpful tips to get your agency on the path to FIARA success.