Federal IT departments have long been the gatekeepers of technology. They’ve decided which applications employees could download and what devices could connect to the network. But for many agencies, that changed in recent years.
Posts Tagged: network modernization
For federal government, digital transformation is driving creation of new business models and designs, resulting in better outcomes. And intent-based networks are accelerating digital transformation for government and going beyond improving people, processes and technologies.
Outdated IT networks can’t fully reap the benefits of new technologies like mobility, cloud, social networking and big data analytics. But without those modern tools, the joint forces are limited in their ability to serve the men and women who protect our country and its citizens.
The military, like any other organization, is always evolving. This means, however, that the network that was developed for previous warfare environments and that worked decades ago doesn’t meet current needs, let alone future warfighting needs
Simply put, existing network infrastructure was never designed to meet the missions, challenges or cyber threats of today.
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 »
In my first post on our recently published white paper, the Necessity of Network Modernization, I explored how SDN, NFV and Ethernet fabrics – key New IP technologies – can enable cost savings and innovation. In this post, I’ll delve into another aspect highlighted in the white paper – the role of open standards. The IT industry isRead… Read more »
Network modernization is more than a buzzword. It is a real, mission-critical endeavor central to the goals of every federal agency. It is also one that, if left ignored, will have huge ramifications. Federal networks are in need of a major overhaul. Emerging technologies like cloud computing, big data, the Internet of Things, and mobilityRead… Read more »
Last month at the Federal Forum in Washington, D.C., I joined Brocade’s industry partners and the government’s leading IT decision makers to discuss how new, exciting technologies are changing the way our government serves the American citizenry, enables warfighters and meets the demands of a growing list of stakeholders. We heard from an impressive groupRead… Read more »
Agencies today are being asked to do a lot with their data. With information generated by new sources – from social media outlets to mobile devices – agencies must store, monitor, organize, access, and, most importantly, make sense of data in a way that allows them to best serve the American citizenry. The data centerRead… Read more »