Cloud Computing

DISA announces cloud progress, contract action

New framework in place to govern agency's mission as DOD's cloud broker.

GSA stands by cloud migration numbers

Despite recent criticism from the agency's inspector general, GSA officials believe their estimates of savings from a cloud migration are on target.

GSA cloud transition questioned in audit report

Has GSA made progress in moving the agency from Lotus Notes to the cloud? According to the Inspector General, it's hard to tell from the agency's performance measures.

How cloud technology can simplify BYOD

Cloud services can help agencies manage the security and logistical concerns that arise when employees bring their own tech devices to work, writes Jim Lucier.

Collaboration: The key to solving common management problems

A white paper details strategies to solve two common challenges for federal managers.

Do agencies know where they're going in the cloud?

New study reveals that federal agency respondents are moving to the cloud, but without detailed migration strategies.

DISA strategic plan focuses on enterprise, cybersecurity and efficiencies

The latest document is part of a new, multi-layered planning methodology for DISA.

GSA awards cloud-based email BPAs

Purchase agreements went to 17 companies, four of which are small businesses.

Risk and reward in the cloud: How to attack security concerns.

A cloud platform solves some problems but introduces new security risks. Richard Moulds provides strategies for addressing them.

GSA schedules Twitter chat for cloud broker idea

The General Services Administration takes another step to foster dialog on an idea for better cloud service provision.

DISA, Army mark enterprise e-mail progress with new milestone

DISA claims half a million accounts migrated to cloud service, predicts on-schedule completion.

Industry members laud Digital Government Strategy

The framework to transform the government to better suit 21st-century needs gets nods from private-sector IT professionals.

NIST could move to Drupal

Another proprietary system could be destined for the dustbin as NIST considers a move to an open-source option.

GSA's proposed cloud brokerage grabs industry attention

There have been so many responses to a recent RFI that GSA has extended the deadline to allow for more, agency says.

Government agencies spending more on cloud, but some execs are fuzzy on the details

One finding of a new study: Many CFOs, despite their financial control, are only somewhat familiar with the details of their agencies' cloud strategies.