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Intelligence agencies are confronting a common set of challenges as they proceed on the ICITE journey: They must migrate their applications and data assets to a community IC cloud so they can be shared with other IC member agencies and deployed at scale when necessary, even as they continue to run them in their own… Read more »
This blog is an excerpt from our recent Industry Perspective, “Revolutionizing Government Facilities Management in the Cloud.” To download the full brief, click here. The US government owned and managed buildings and assets well before Thomas Jefferson signed his name to the Declaration of Independence. Today, federal government owns, leases, or manages more than 275,000 buildingsRead… Read more »
This blog is an excerpt from our recent Industry Perspective, “Securing Your Data in the Cloud.” To download the entire brief, click here. When we think of data breaches, we might picture a TV plotline on shows like “Quantico” or real-life examples like Edward Snowden – where someone intentionally exposes sensitive information. But the realityRead… Read more »
This blog is an excerpt from our recent Industry Perspective, “Government in the Cloud: Strategies for Deploying & Migrating to Office 365.” To download the full brief, click here. We know that public and private clouds are a smart investment for government. Recently, hybrid cloud technology was identified as one of the top 10 strategicRead… Read more »
Whether you’re a stickler for standards or not, the U.S. federal cloud computing market is better off because of them. Thanks to the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP), there are now baseline requirements for securing cloud products and services in use governmentwide. But the work doesn’t end after an agency finds a FedRAMP-compliant vendor.Read… Read more »
This blog post is an excerpt from GovLoop’s recent guide, the The Future of Cloud: 5 of the Latest Cloud Computing Trends in Government. Download the full guide here. The great cloud migration in government is well underway. How various government agencies support the cloud will differ depending on whether the agency is federal, state or local.Read… Read more »
The average government IT executive is not overly concerned about the technical nuances of what is or is not considered cloud computing. NIST has already provided the technical definition. What matters most to executives now is the business outcome.
Between the decision to move to the cloud and the end state is the journey. For some agencies, the greatest challenge is figuring out where to start.