Latest filings in JEDI lawsuit offer an inside look into the cloud program

Amazon Web Services and the Justice Department push back on Oracle's claims of conflict of interest in a pair of court filings this week.

CIA plans multibillion cloud buy for intelligence community

Six years after their initial cloud infrastructure push, the CIA is leading a multivendor expansion of cloud services for the entire intelligence community, with awards expected in 2021.

OMB looks to freeze out federal data centers

As part of a policy refresh, the Office of Management and Budget is putting new hurdles in place for agencies that want to acquire new or expand current physical data center facilities.

GSA adds hyperconverged infrastructure options to Schedule 70

The General Services Administration adds cloud-friendly platforms to its biggest multiple award IT contract.

DNA data storage capabilities hold promise for federal agencies

DNA-based data storage technologies could be a more secure answer for federal agencies' encrypted data, according to researchers.

Pentagon raises payout in DHMSM hosting deal

The Pentagon is paying more than expected for the hosting portion of its coming electronic health record, and it is considering whether to find a separate vendor down the line.

Body cameras not ready for prime time at CBP

A report from Customs and Border Protection found several key barriers to equipping agents with body-worn cameras, including IT infrastructure and support.

TSA is running out of space

The base requirements for a new data storage system include delivery, installation and migration of a minimum 480 terabytes.

Forest Service needs an archive update

USFS wants to modernize the process of storing, retrieving and deleting data.

Social Security preps data reboot

SSA plans to migrate data and production to the new National Support Center by August 2016. gets a last-minute cloud storage boost

An expected spike in demand during open enrollment could have overwhelmed existing capacity of the health insurance-purchasing website, threatening a replay of its botched 2013 launch.

4 ways in-memory computing can bring agencies up to speed

As costs have come down and capacity has soared, the benefits extend to both budgets and performance.

Navigating the risks of storing information in the cloud

Concerns range from vulnerability to hacking to data ownership to the stability of cloud providers.

The critical role CIOs play in e-discovery

CIOs might initially feel out of place in the world of e-discovery, but their information expertise is essential to the process, writes Recommind's Phil Favro.

DOD health record procurement to 'lead the way' on interoperability

The new system is intended to cover roughly 9.6 million people and will have a major impact on the market for interoperable electronic health records systems.

5 key strategies for re-architecting agency IT systems

Deciding when to rebuild is a complex process, but it boils down to a key question: Does the service in question enable or hinder the agency's mission?