Government Cloud

Understanding FedRAMP and Overcoming Obstacles FedRAMP is mandatory for government cloud deployments and businesses need to comply in order to provide services for federal engagements. In his session at 16th Cloud Expo, Abel Sussman, Director for Coalfire Public Sector practice,... (more)
Cloud Computing Price-Performance Could Vary by 1000%! Yes, you read that right. The price/performance of your cloud computing infrastructure could vary as much as 1000 percent depending on time and location. High levels of variability have actually been seen within the same clo... (more)
"The federal government is the nation's largest consumer of information technology and this year alone the government is spending $2.1 billion on cloud technology. We help do the compliance assessments for companies to meet the federal security requirements," explained Abel Suss... (more)
E-book: Educate Yourself with Dell Insight Partner Views on Cybersecurity Data security breaches and hacker attacks on private businesses, health organizations and government agencies in the U.S. have grabbed headlines with increasing frequency, it seems. There is zero doubt about... (more)
Today I am especially proud and honored to publicly announce my appointment to the IEEE Cloud Computing Magazine Editorial Board!  I am truly appreciative to Dr. Alan Sill and Dr. Masin Yousif for their trust and confidence in nominating me to this position. As the world's large... (more)
How to Accelerate Government IT with a DevOps Boost The rapid adoption of digital business transformation processes and the ongoing deployment of open hybrid cloud platforms are enabling the achievement of software development bold goals. But when management consultants and indu... (more)
SYS-CON Events announced today that the "Second Containers & Microservices Conference" will take place November 3-5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center, Santa Clara, CA, and the "Third Containers & Microservices Conference" will take place June 7-9, 2016, at Javits Cent... (more)
Security has long been the No. 1 cloud computing business concern. Although the apprehension is absolutely valid, cloud computing business decision and strategies are all too often driven by the many broadly shared misconceptions and misunderstandings. They include: Public cloud... (more)
Business leadership is both science and art. The scientific aspects revolve around finance, organization, products and service. Artistic aspects include relationships, market trajectories and business strategies. While many focus on the science through books and training, the art... (more)
Download Slide Deck: ▸ Here DevOps is the hottest moving target when it comes to software development methodologies. Many people fear that this fast-paced, barrier-breaking movement will leave information security best practices in the dust. Analysts provide recommendations to ... (more)
SAP/HANA Does Big Data for National Security While SAP is globally renowned as a provider of enterprise management software, the name is hardly ever associated with the spooky world of intelligence. That is one reason why I jumped at the opportunity to talk with SAP executives r... (more)
Software analytics company New Relic, Inc. announced a set of new features to its Software Analytics Platform that are designed to enable greater productivity for developers and agility for IT operations to meet business objectives. Collectively these updates reflect the shift by... (more)
Two-Thirds of Feds Say DevOps Will Put Them in the Fast Lane to the Cloud MeriTalk, a public-private partnership focused on improving the outcomes of government IT, today announced the results of its new report, "The Agile Advantage: Can DevOps Move Cloud to the Fast Lane?" The st... (more)
Three Steps for Integrating Security into DevOps The fate of CSO John in The Phoenix Project is a good parable for illustrating the dynamic and often conflicted relationship between Security and IT Operations. Security can either become a separate, obscure, and increasingly irre... (more)
"The Federal government today is in the midst of a revolution. The revolution is challenging the norms of government by introducing new ways of serving the people. New models for creating services and delivering information; new policies and procedures that are redefining federal... (more)
Digital Revolution or DevOps Revolution? How about Agile Architecture? I’ve been writing about Agile Architecture for years – and in fact, I believe it is such a fundamental change in the way businesses deliver value that I named by 2013 book The Agile Architecture Revolution. An... (more)
Cloud Acquisition Strategy, Customized to the Right Cloud Model By Melvin Greer Managing Director, Greer Institute This year has brought big news, significant changes and increased awareness of the adoption of cloud computing in Government. In fact cloud computing may be the bigge... (more)
By Jodi Kohut Government Cloud Computing Professional March is Women's History Month. As we celebrate women and their role in our history, our workplaces, and our homes, I thought it was important to bring to the forefront some of the strengths that might make them stand out as ... (more)
Understanding FedRAMP and Overcoming Obstacles FedRAMP is mandatory for government cloud deployments and businesses need to comply in order to provide services for federal engagements. In his session at 16th Cloud Expo, Abel Sussman, Director for Coalfire Public Sector practice,... (more)
Born out of a nine-month war of liberation in 1971, Bangladesh is a parliamentary democracy and a predominately Muslim country. After years of being a center for textile manufacturing, the country of 180 million is now on a mission to become a regional information technology powe... (more)
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