Implementing a cloud-managed network is the solution for state and local government officials who believe their organizations lag behind the private sector in offering digital services to users. When executed properly, the cloud can help governments save money, increase security and improve citizen experiences.
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Without a modern network, it’s nearly impossible for state and local governments to meet growing citizen expectations, security standards, maintenance requirements and more.
Government employees must be able to contribute to their missions on day one, and they need a more secure and reliable means of accessing the agency network. Plus, IT organizations need a way to reduce the complexity and overhead associated with wireless access, so they can scale BYOD programs while maintaining the agency’s security posture.
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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 »
I hate word “bureaucracy” because it degrades public sector workers at all levels. For many reasons, countless pejorative metaphors, theories, and political actions about public sector workers have decorated the iron cage. Public sector staff can weave webs supporting real collaboration, see contacts outside the hierarchy and rules; they seek out connections with people who… Read more »
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 theRead… Read more »
The Internet of Things (IoT) is making a huge impact on the public sector and changing the role of everyday devices, from watches to thermometers. As government’s understanding of the IoT expands, agencies are now thinking in terms of what they can do as a result of these connected devices. This is what we defineRead… Read more »
There is no question that security is becoming one of government’s top IT concerns. Breaches have become so frequent that it is no longer a question of if they will occur, but when. According to a GAO report, the number of security incidents at federal agencies that have involved the potential exposure of citizens’ personalRead… Read more »