In an interview with GovLoop, Jim Westdorp, Chief Technologist at Ciena, and Steve Opferman, Senior Director of Innovation at CenturyLink, explained the components of an Adaptive Network and how it can help agencies keep pace with rising bandwidth demands while balancing budgets and crucial mission needs.
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With a pace-layered strategy for smarter deployments, innovative contracts for easier procurement and flexibility in managing networks, federal agencies can truly begin to tackle IT modernization.
To improve network agility, defense agencies should consider multi-domain service orchestration (MDSO). Learn what MDSO is and how it can help improve network agility.
When it comes to defending government systems against sophisticated cyberthreats, the biggest challenge for agencies isn’t a technological one. Even the most secured systems can be infiltrated by hackers who prey on one of the hardest areas for agencies to manage: the workforce.
This blog post is an excerpt from our recent Research Brief, Accelerating Government Transformation with Network Modernization. To read the full piece, head here. Network modernization maximizes business value through a succession of tactical and strategic steps that transform your infrastructure and operations to be as efficient as possible — for present and future demand.Read… Read more »
The armed forces all face a similar challenge: how to use technology to provide war fighters with the most reliable, up to date information, anywhere and at any time. As Former Assistant Secretary of Defense for Networks and Information Integration, John Grimes, noted, “we can leverage information at the right time to allow decision makersRead… Read more »
We’ve all been there before. You are against a deadline, scrambling to finish your work, and your internet is crawling or worse, the network crashes. You hope all your work saved, but most likely you will need to re-do something. Now you are even further behind schedule, frustrated, and still dealing with the same issuesRead… Read more »