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posted in November 2010
White House Aligns Data Center Consolidation, Sustainability
News  |  11/30/2010  | 
Office of Management and Budget and the Council on Environmental Quality will link infrastructure and carbon footprint reduction goals.
Google's Office Trojan Horse
Commentary  |  11/23/2010  | 
It's no secret that Google has been eying Microsoft's lucrative Office application franchise since the release of the premium, supported version of Google Apps a couple years ago.
MilTube Lets Army Troops Share Videos
News  |  11/22/2010  | 
The site is part of a suite of Web 2.0 services for military personnel to share media and take part in social networking behind the DOD firewall.
Feds Announce IT Management Overhaul
News  |  11/19/2010  | 
White House plans to cut federal data centers by 40%, increase CIOs' authority to promote agility, and improve program management.
FCC Taps Terremark Enterprise Cloud
News  |  11/19/2010  | 
The federal agency will redesign its website and add processing, storage and networking services by leveraging the company's platform.
Congress Passes Federal Telework Bill
News  |  11/19/2010  | 
President Obama is expected to sign the legislation, which requires agencies to establish policies for employees to work remotely.
Managing Export-Controlled Data In The Cloud
Commentary  |  11/18/2010  | 
As IT pros evaluate cloud computing services, they must be aware of federal regulations that restrict where certain data gets stored, or potentially face serious penalties.
Tech Teams Vie For Federal Cloud Business
Commentary  |  11/16/2010  | 
GSA has approved 20 companies, ranging from IT industry leaders to lesser-known specialists, to provide infrastructure as a service through its cloud computing portal
Expect Reasonable Growth for Cloud Computing
Commentary  |  11/16/2010  | 
Think of cloud computing as a big bandwagon that started the parade route with a few core items on it such as SaaS, IaaS, and PaaS. However, street vendors keep tossing anything and everything onto the bandwagon as it rolls along, no matter if their products are truly cloud computing or not...
IBM Targets Healthcare With Government Cloud
News  |  11/8/2010  | 
Medicare and other agencies will gain improve claims processing and analytics management with access to scalable, secure, certified data centers, says IBM.
Air Force CIO Priorities: Networking At Mach 6
Commentary  |  11/5/2010  | 
Lt. Gen. William Lord outlines an ambitious plan to bolster the Air Force's cybersecurity posture, drive IT efficiencies, deploy new tech tools, and establish aerial networks at supersonic speeds.
NIST To Develop Cloud Roadmap
News  |  11/5/2010  | 
The federal government's Strategic Cloud Computing initiative seeks to remove barriers to cloud adoption in security, interoperability, portability and reliability.
Google v. US: More Than Competitive Sniping
Commentary  |  11/3/2010  | 
The conventional wisdom is that Google's lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Interior is just an indirect shot at Microsoft. But there are larger issues at play.
NASA, Microsoft Offer Visual Tour Of Mars
News  |  11/3/2010  | 
The Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter collected thousands of images that can be viewed online through Microsoft's WorldWide Telescope.
NASA Leverages Amazon Cloud For Mars Rover
News  |  11/3/2010  | 
The agency's Jet Propulsion Laboratory is using virtual computing environment to run custom software to plan the vehicle's daily activities.
Feds Roll Out Cloud Security Guidelines
News  |  11/3/2010  | 
The voluntary FedRAMP program for private and public cloud services, expected to begin in the first quarter of 2011, would standardize security accreditation and certification.
IBM Jumps Into Government Cloud Computing
News  |  11/1/2010  | 
Big Blue is launching infrastructure-as-a-service targeted at federal agencies and piloting a community cloud effort for local governments.


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