Managing Massive Data
One of the key enablers for cloud computing, virtualization and the next-generation desktop in the government and military is data storage and data management across public, private and hybrid clouds. Data storage capabilities are particularly important for intelligence tools such as the Distributed Common Ground System programs at the Army, Air Force and Navy.
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Next-generation communications
The transition to next-generation telecommunications and IT infrastructure services is a complex and daunting task for both civilian and defense agencies. Technology is changing so rapidly that agencies need a portfolio of flexible contracts and services that will support smooth migration to future technologies while adhering to the major precepts of federal digital and IT reform strategies.
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Smarter Data Center Consolidation
Many federal and industry experts agree that agencies can get the most out of their data consolidation efforts by employing strategies that rationalize applications, aggressively decrease energy usage, leverage virtualization technologies, apply creative procurement approaches, and incorporate eco-friendly building features in new construction...
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DoD embracing commercial clouds
The virtues of the cloud in general have been thoroughly praised: Flexibility, scalability, ease of maintenance and lower costs. Throw into the mix commercial cloud's ready-made architecture, with crucial components already in place, and it's not hard to understand what makes commercial solutions a tempting proposition to some.
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A new cloud approach: Hybrid IT architectures
Collocation centers can address many of the concerns that give agency managers pause about moving to the cloud. This white paper provides deep insight into an approach that combines the convenience of cloud with the security of an agency-owned data center.
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