5 Steps To Storm-Proof Your Data
With proper preparation, cloud-based disaster recovery will enable your organization to weather the season of storms and power outages.
How Public Cloud Could Revive VDI
Consumer-class cloud services force IT to get aggressive with endpoint control or accept that sensitive data will be in the wind -- or take a new approach, such as reconsidering virtual desktops.
Supreme Court Rules Against Aereo
Supreme Court rules that Aereo's scheme for delivering broadcast TV over the Internet violates copyright law; legality of cloud storage and other services remains unresolved.
Phishing Scam Targeted 75 US Airports
Major cyberattack carried out in 2013 by an undisclosed nation-state sought to breach US commercial aviation networks, says Center for Internet Security report.
Agriculture Dept. Turns To SDN
USDA's National Information Technology Center adopts software-defined networking in quest for "faster, better, cheaper" cloud services.
IBM Launches SoftLayer Data Centers
Two new data centers allow federal agencies to create cloud services quickly and securely on both virtual and bare metal servers. FedRAMP and FISMA certifications are in the works.
Federal CIOs Feel Hobbled By Congress
Government IT leaders struggle to incorporate cloud and mobility, bolster security amidst outdated government policies and budget constraints, says study.
SDN Shell Games: You Won't Win
Does your automation and orchestration strategy involve shuffling complexity from the data plane to the control plane? If so, you’re conning yourself.
UAE National ID Program: Model Worth Watching
United Arab Emirates officials are laying the foundation for a national identity verification system that could change how people are ID'd for everything from passports to employment documents.
10 Steps To Successful Strategic Sourcing
Former US Transportation Department CIO Nitin Pradhan outlines how agencies can execute strategic IT sourcing to minimize the total cost of ownership for optimal results.
Massachusetts Invests In Big Data Innovation
State provides $3 million to launch Massachusetts Open Cloud Project, a university-industry partnership to build a new public cloud computing infrastructure for big data researchers, innovators.
Justice Department Names New CIO
Joseph Klimavicz, who led IT, big data, and datacenter consolidation initiatives at NOAA, will assume the DoJ's CIO seat in May.