Posts Tagged: network modernization

Network Modernization: The Key to Public Sector Mission Success

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 more »

The Necessity of Network Modernization Part II: The Role of Open Standards

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 is… Read more »

The Necessity of Network Modernization: The Technology Behind $7 Billion in Savings

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 mobility… Read more »

Government Prepares for the New IP: Insights from the Federal Forum 2015

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 group… Read more »

Planning the Data Center of the Future Requires More than Technology Alone

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 center… Read more »

The CIO of the Future

As federal agencies rapidly transition into a new age of cloud, security, mobile, social and big data-driven information technology solutions, agency CIOs are finding that their roles are changing as well. The recently passed Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act (FITARA) has the ability to inspire a profound change as it impacts the role of the… Read more »