Posts Tagged: Virtualization

The New IP: How Software-Driven Platforms Change the IoT Scene

With so much new information being processed, government is desperately in need of infrastructure that is capable of supporting all the data in various networks. That’s why everyone is talking about the New IP – network technology that is able to support IoT at the platform level.

The Benefits of a Hyper-converged Infrastructure

This blog post is an excerpt from GovLoop's recent research brief, Simplicity, Scalability, Efficiency: The Hyper-Converged Infrastructure. To read the full brief, head here. Simplicity and Ease of Operation  As explained earlier, hyper-converged infrastructures are modular systems intended to scale out by adding modules. Their simplicity comes from the fact that a user can leverage improvements... Read more »

Free IT Dollars for Innovation

Over this series of Federal Insights posts, we’ve put together a checklist to help agencies make the shift to the New IP. The New IP represents the networking industry’s recognition that legacy networks, which account for a large part of the federal government’s infrastructure, can limit innovation. The New IP is an emerging networking foundation... Read more »

NOAA Takes Next Steps Towards Virtulized Data Centers

Originally posted on Federal Technology Insider: The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is laying the groundwork to take virtualization to the next level with plans to create a virtual data center that provisions compute and storage capabilities using a combination of private and public cloud computing resources. The goal is coupled with NOAA’s objective... Read more »

The BYOD Initiative: How Public and Private Sector Industries Can Offset Legal, Privacy Considerations

Originally published on Federal Technology Insider, this video offers best practices in securing mobile device for agencies. One tech trend that is living up to expectations in terms of generating discussion is how workplaces should address the convergence of personal and professional technologies. One of the core discussions that agencies are having is about how... Read more »

Agencies Need to Get to the Cloud, Faster and Easier

This post was originally published by Anthony Robbins, VP Federal, Brocade, here. You might have heard about Brocade’s recent acquisition of a company called Vyatta. Vyatta is built on the fact that software-based networking is a critical component in network virtualization, and that software networking will actually transform those same networks into innovation platforms. The... Read more »

Windows XP Support Ending in 2014: Will You Be Ready?

This is the third post highlighting findings from the Quest Software report, Taking a New Approach to Application Compatibility in Windows 7 Migrations: New Solutions Ensure Application Compatibility During Operating System Upgrades. The report provides valuable insights for IT administrators. You can view my first blog post here and second here. The report provides some... Read more »