Cloud

The Simplicity of the Software-Defined Network

This blog post is an excerpt from GovLoop’s recent guide, Forecasting the Cloud: Eight Ways the Technology is Changing Government. To download the full guide, head here. Today, the public sector is seeking solutions to its networking challenges. Organizations want their networks to adjust and respond dynamically, based on their policies, and they want those… Read more »

The Future of Cloud Computing? The Convergence of Big Data, Mobility and Cloud

This blog post is an excerpt from GovLoop’s recent guide, Forecasting the Cloud: Eight Ways the Technology is Changing Government. To download the full guide, head here. Cloud computing is not a new idea in the world of government IT. But Cisco believes there is a new future opportunity of cloud computing – and for… Read more »

What the Army’s Cloud Computing Strategy Really Means

Nearly three years after the Defense Department released its cloud computing strategy, the Army is setting the stage to speed adoption of cloud technologies within its ranks. The Army’s cloud computing strategy, released last month, complements the DoD’s 2012 document but also embodies the Pentagon’s evolving views on the benefits of cloud and how best… Read more »

Setting Yourself Up for Success With the Cloud

This blog post is an excerpt from GovLoop’s recent guide, Forecasting the Cloud: Eight Ways the Technology is Changing Government. To download the full guide, head here. Government agencies, more and more today, want and need the latest cloud technology. And though adoption of the cloud is becoming more of a priority, these same organizations… Read more »

Three Steps to Securing Your Data

The following post is an excerpt from GovLoop’s recent industry perspective, Protecting Your Data in the Cloud. In the brief, we examine the challenges of cybersecurity in multi-tenant cloud environments, and offer three steps to achieving data transparency and security. According to Sol Cates, Chief Security Officer at Vormetric, agencies must take three steps to… Read more »

Overcoming Cultural Barriers to Cloud & aaS Adoption

The following post is an excerpt from GovLoop’s recent industry perspective, Changing the Conversation: The Case for “As-A-Service.” In the brief, we examine five major challenges to aaS and cloud adoption and provide strategies to overcome these barriers. Ultimately, we aim for readers to view aaS and cloud not just as an IT issue, but as a sound business… Read more »