Digital Government Focuses Attention on the User

Creating a digital agency demands a bottom-up instead of a top-down approach. This means thinking first about what customers need and then delivering on that, according to speakers at a Sept. 15th event: Digital Government: From Vision to ROI.

ITES-3H Focuses on Integrated Solutions

The Army's ITES-Enterprise Hardware Solutions contract began life humbly enough in 2003. It was originally a component of an $800 million contract vehicle to support the Army Infostructure Transformation program. The ITES contract is now in its third iteration - sprawling $5 billion contract that is the principal resource for the Army's IT system needs. Download this contract profile to learn how the Army ITES-3H contract continues to evolve to keep pace with technological trends.

Health IT Guide: Better Tools for Better Outcomes

While technology has always been an important aspect of the healthcare industry, recent advances are helping move the state of healthcare forward. Managing the massive volumes of digital healthcare data and deriving the greatest value from the data for improved patient care is the primary goal. Ensuring patient security is also critical. Standardizing healthcare records formats can help ensure improved collaboration, security and efficiency. Download this guide to see how modern advances are working together to improve the overall quality and effectiveness of healthcare.

Mobility Surge Raises Security Stakes

Government agencies rely on mobile devices more than ever before. And it’s not just field operatives or inspectors. Agency staffers at all levels are being issued mobile devices. The challenge now for agencies is to ensure productivity and access to the tools they need to do their jobs; while at the same time ensuring those devices are truly secure. Security threats facing mobile devices continue to evolve, and so too must the security solutions and policies that protect those devices.

IT Mandate: Getting Ready to Move to Windows 10

Last year, Microsoft Corp. introduced Windows 10—the latest version of its Windows operating system. This new version of its flagship OS offers many features that government agencies should find attractive; especially those looking to increase security and improve mobile device support. Download this IT Mandate to discover the top seven tips for planning a smooth migration to Windows 10.

Flash Storage Buyer's Guide

Even if you haven't deployed flash in your infrastructure yet, chances are, in the next year it's likely to happen. To help you get started, we developed a comprehensive, vendor-neutral Flash Storage Buyer's Guide. The purpose of this guide is to provide a basis for evaluating and selecting the best flash storage solution for your business.

Simply Pure Cloud Economics 101

To the cloud, or not to the cloud? The answer may be more simple and economical than you imagine. In this white paper, Brian Garrett from Enterprise Strategy Group, is providing a quick lesson in cloud economics, based on an ESG audit of a model that compares the monthly cost of public cloud infrastructure with the monthly cost of leasing a converged private cloud.

5 Ways Storage is Holdling You Back

Every day, government agencies must deal with new data challenges and raising public expectations for instantaneous, real-time service. In order to meet these needs, government IT departments are seeking a range of storage solutions in the hopes of optimizing the way data is stored, used and analyzed. Solid state storage used to cost a pretty penny but with its cost decreasing, it’s a game changer for agency data centers. In this white paper, learn five reasons why it’s worth considering upgrading to all-flash storage.

Unlocking The Value of Federal Big Data

There has always been information around us. But it has only been in recent years that we have been able to harness the potent combination of powerful computing capabilities and an exploding volume of data to achieve unprecedented insights into our environments through Big Data. Despite widespread agreement that Big Data promises many benefits to federal agencies, fundamental questions and confusion remain over how to go about developing and applying Big Data capabilities.

Improving Threat Defenses with Pervasive Network Visibility and Security

With network complexity at an all-time high, gaining visibility across the network is harder than ever to achieve. Using sophisticated behavioral analytics, the Cisco StealthWatch System transforms data from existing infrastructure into actionable intelligence to deliver comprehensive visibility and protection for even the largest, most dynamic networks.

Tripwire Enterprise: Filling in the Gaps of HBSS

On the surface, the concept of the HBSS product suite is good: a set of pre-selected security solutions sold as an affordable package to protect the U.S. Department of Defense information systems and networks. Yet the solutions that the DoD can choose from leave gaps in security coverage. Learn how Tripwire® Enterprise helps fill those gaps.

Implementing FISMA SI-7: Tackle this Challenging Control to Improve Your FISMA Grade

To enhance your FISMA compliance grade, you must implement one of the most challenging controls in NIST SP800-53: SI-7, which requires organizations to employ automated and centrally-managed integrity verification tools to detect unauthorized change. This level of visibility can be difficult enough to achieve, but SI-7 also requires organizations to incorporate the unauthorized changes they find into their incident response process and be ready to pass an audit trial demonstrating these capabilities.