CalCloud, the State of California's private cloud managed by IBM, aims to streamline services for 400 state and local government agencies.By Shane O'Neill Managing Editor, InformationWeek, 7/24/20146 comments | Read | Post a Comment
A survey of government IT executives found that network complexity slows IT performance and hinders deployment of new technologies and services.By Elena Malykhina Technology Journalist, 7/23/20143 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Our new survey shows fed agencies focusing more on security, as they should, but they're still behind the times with cloud use, data center consolidation, and overall innovation. By Richard W. Walker , 7/21/20144 comments | Read | Post a Comment
IBM keeps investing in growth areas, but its sales slump continues. Talks with GlobalFoundaries on chip plant takeover reportedly stall.By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 7/18/20149 comments | Read | Post a Comment
NIST identifies 65 challenges that forensic investigators face in gathering and analyzing digital information stored in the cloud, seeks help developing standards to aid law enforcement.By William Welsh Contributing Writer, 7/17/20141 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
Government agencies are working through the realities of making cloud a routine mode of computing.By Elaine Beeman Managing Director, Accenture Federal Services Management Consulting, 7/16/20141 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
In bid to end the storage wars, Box offers Business customers unlimited cloud storage. Next up: Microsoft Office integration.By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 7/15/20143 comments | Read | Post a Comment
At its Worldwide Partner Conference, Microsoft urged partners to focus on cloud services and revealed new programs and resources to help them transition.By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 7/14/20146 comments | Read | Post a Comment
A year after it was acquired by IBM, SoftLayer gains SSDs, new data services, and expanded reach as IBM pursues its goal of 40 cloud centers by year's end.By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 7/14/20147 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Amazon Web Services adds Zocalo file sharing, mobile app services, and log-monitoring and analysis capabilities to its ever-expanding portfolio.By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 7/10/20147 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Microsoft sets the tone for its Worldwide Partner Conference with new Office 365 plans, Azure analytics, and storage announcements.By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 7/9/20145 comments | Read | Post a Comment
With proper preparation, cloud-based disaster recovery will enable your organization to weather the season of storms and power outages.By Brian Burns Director, Cloud Services, Agile-Defense, 7/9/20141 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
Urban data map, bound for the Smithsonian by way of Esri's user conference, was created in partnership with Richard Saul Wurman, architect, graphic designer, and founder of the TED conference.By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare, 7/8/20144 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Databases that don't talk to each other are hurting law enforcement: If police can't connect the dots across state lines, bad guys can get away. Data integration is key.
By Wai-Ming Yu & Jody Weis , 7/3/20142 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Federal regulators are paying more attention to the growing use of bitcoin and other virtual online currencies. The GAO calls for more consumer protections.By William Jackson Technology Writer, 7/2/20141 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
To boost its lackluster productivity and economic growth, Europe must loosen its regulatory hold on information and communication technologies.By Robert Atkinson , 7/1/20143 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Gov Cloud: Executive Initiatives, Enterprise ExperienceIn this report, we'll examine the use of cloud services by government IT, including the requirements, executive initiatives and service qualifications, and auditing and procurement programs that make government cloud adoption unlike that in the private sector.
IT Salary Survey 2014: InsuranceInsurance IT salaries are flat, but demand and compensation are highest for people with experience in social media, mobile, analytics, and cloud, according to InformationWeek's 2014 US IT Salary Survey.