The world of cybersecurity is immense. The jargon surrounding the subject is nearly as varied. Here are a few examples: There’s malware, damage, espionage, regulation, education, viruses, advanced persistent…Continue
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It looks like there are clouds moving into King County, Washington. And while clouds normally mean rain in the Pacific Northwest, in this case we’re talking about a major organizational and technological change.
King County, home of Seattle, is the largest county in the state of…Continue
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It's hard to believe that, just a few years ago, most government employees could only access email from their primary desktop computers. Even those with the ability to access their enterprise e-mail accounts from other devices could only view new messages; archives were stored locally on their desktops. Now it is possible to check email from multiple locations and on multiple devices – 24 hours of the…Continue
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The cloud has come to the public sector. We hear about it all the time -- the CIA is even contracting for cloud services. And IDC has reported that spending on cloud is growing -- IDC found that the federal government alone is expected to spend more than $118 million on public cloud solutions in fiscal 2014, an increase of more than 30 percent over fiscal 2013. Furthermore, agencies are spending more than $1.7 billion on private cloud…Continue
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Our salary survey found that crossing technology lines can lead to a higher salary. Cisco certification holders who add certification in other areas such as project management, security, wireless, ITIL, or virtualization bolster their earning potential. …Continue
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Throughout the month of December, GovLoop has been reviewing the year in government technology – everything from BYOD to…
A recent press release from Cisco, Interoperable Public Safety Broadband Network Deployed at the Republican National Convention, highlights some remarkable advances in security and multi-vendor collaboration. The press release, from September 17, states: …Continue
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Cisco recently shared a report about the Kent Police Department in the United Kingdom. The case study shows the power and importance of improved communication for police departments, and highlights the benefits of improved communication initiatives.
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Desktop virtualization is an increasingly important technology for the public sector. As agencies face restrictive budgets, uncertain funding, demands for bring-your-own-device strategies and pressures to collaborate over a dispersed workforce, desktop virtualization allows agencies to…Continue
To stay productive and accelerate initiatives, today's federal workers need access to information from multiple connected devices across multiple locations. However, in the era of trying to do more with less, it can be challenging to do this. "How can I access work related information from my phone, tablet, laptop etc" is a question we hear everyday on GovLoop. If this rings true for you, you're in luck! Cisco, VMware and NetApp are hosting free workshops across the country to…Continue
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Mobile devices and applications have become an essential component of the modern workplace. On a daily basis, mobile devices are being integrated into the work environment. Across government, agencies are now exploring…Continue
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Today I read an interesting white paper from Cisco, Cybersecurity: Build Trust, Visibility, and Resilience. The paper focused…Continue
A recent report from Cisco identifies that video is at the core of government telework. The report, Video at the Core of Government Telework: Overcome Resistance with Face-to-Face Interaction, has some interesting insights to telework and the impact telework can have in government. Cisco also has…Continue
On to the last session at the Cisco Government Solutions Forum, lots of great content today and lessons learned to share back with the GovLoop community.
The last session that I will be sitting in on is, Impacting Training & Development with Interactive Video..the Ripple Effect, this was part of the Mobile Collaboration track. Throughout this track Cisco explored how agencies can leverage…Continue
Today I will be live blogging at the Cisco Government Solutions Forum.
I just attended my third session of the day, titled, the Intelligent Automation for the Cloud, which was part of the Unified Data Center & the Cloud track. Sidney Morgan, Distinguished Engineer, Cisco, gave a remarkable presentation about cloud technology. Data centers have been a hot topic in government,…Continue
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