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How long will cloud's reality trail the hype?

True believers see it as the future. Detractors call for caution. But what do they both agree on?

Return to sender: Rethinking the Army's e-mail ambitions

Enterprise e-mail represents a positive step for the Army and DOD, but what will it take to get it done?

Army e-mail consolidation first step in enterprise efforts

Over the next two years the Army will consolidate the various e-mail accounts for nearly 250,000 users, the first step in creating enterprise-wide e-mail services.

Navy picks pair for shipboard network support

Contracts are for CANES program, designed to streamline and consolidated Navy information technology networks aboard its ships.

DHS CIO midway through IT programs review

The Homeland Security Department continues a review of its 79 major information technology programs to identify ways to help troubled programs and fix systemic weaknesses.

VA plans wide-ranging IT services contract

The Veterans Affairs Department plans to compete an extensive, multiple-award information technology services contract that would meet the department's software, hardware and engineering needs.

NASA inches towards multi-billion dollar IT contracts

NASA plans to soon open competition for the first of five information technology services contracts that have been estimated to be worth more than $4 billion total.

DHS' financial system consolidation needs better oversight, officials say

DHS' financial system consolidation program has progressed but still relies too much on contractors, GAO officials say.

NASA to update schedule for coming IT acquisitions

NASA soon will release a new schedule for opening competition on five information technology services contracts estimated to be worth a total of more than $4 billion.

IG: DHS needs better management for OneNet

DHS needs better management for its project to consolidate its agencies' network infrastructures, the department's inspector general found.

GSA says 'No' to more Networx extensions

Despite rumors to the contrary, the General Services Administration remains unmoved by any whining about agencies needing more time to complete the transition to Networx from FTS 2001.

Rising Star Marwan Jamal

Jamal led the creation of the Crisis Management Center, a high-tech facility that can simulate crisis scenarios used to teach leadership and management competencies. He also manages the private-sector initiative for the IRM College, through which more than 30 IT companies loan equipment to the college for use in training.

FBI's Dubree named assistant director of IT

Daniel Dubree is responsible for the operations of the bureau's information technology systems worldwide.

Lawmakers differ on DHS data center funding

House and Senate bills to fund the Homeland Security Department in fiscal 2010 are at odds over how much money to give DHS for its data center consolidation program.

GSA: Verizon’s Trusted Internet services cleared for Networx

Verizon Communications Inc. joins AT&T Inc., Qwest Communications Inc. and Sprint Solutions Inc. as a Managed Trusted Internet Protocol Service provider under the General Services Administration’s Networx telecommunications contract.

OMB: Agencies must pay to upgrade

Grant-making agencies must cover the costs to strengthen the governmentwide grants portal to accommodate the crush of stimulus funds applications.

Baker to focus on results as VA's CIO

The former Commerce Department chief information officer also was a technology adviser on Obama's transition team.