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Dell: Legacy System Modernization a Top Federal IT Priority

Dell: Legacy System Modernization a Top Federal IT Priority

Modernizing legacy systems is one of the top priorities in federal information technology for addressing adaptability and efficiency, Ann Braley-Smith writes in a piece posted on Dell’s blog Monday. According to… Read more »

Salesforce.com Cloud Apps Spread to UK Govt; Vivek Kundra Comments

Salesforce.com Cloud Apps Spread to UK Govt; Vivek Kundra Comments

Cloud computing company Salesforce.com is joining the U.K. government’s G-cloud framework, the company has announced. As a result, U.K. public sector organizations can now purchase Salesforce cloud applications from the G-Cloud CloudStore. G-Cloud is… Read more »

Vivek Kundra Announcing New Salesforce Government Cloud Portfolio

Vivek Kundra Announcing New Salesforce Government Cloud Portfolio

Salesforce.com is offering a new suite of government cloud computing solutions with a focus on social media, the New York Times reports. The San Francisco-based company is rolling out a… Read more »

HP Expands Govt Cloud to Meet FISMA, FedRAMP Standards; Marilyn Crouther Comments

HP Expands Govt Cloud to Meet FISMA, FedRAMP Standards; Marilyn Crouther Comments

HP Enterprise Services is expanding its cloud management offerings for government customers at the federal, state and local levels. The company said HP Enterprise Cloud Services–Compute is designed to fulfill… Read more »

NASA Launches Worldwide App Challenge

NASA Launches Worldwide App Challenge

NASA and international governments are set to launch a competition challenging developers to design open data-based solutions. NASA said Friday the International Space Apps Challenge will take place on April… Read more »

Vivek Kundra Gives Preview of Social Government

Vivek Kundra Gives Preview of Social Government

Former Federal Chief Information Officer Vivek Kundra joined social cloud company Salesforce in January and is now championing a move into social government, according to NextGov.  Kundra, now Salesforce’s executive vice… Read more »

Commerce Dept. Launches Business App Contest

Commerce Dept. Launches Business App Contest

The Commerce Department is looking for ways to use public data and technology to help businesses identify opportunities, grow, enhance productivity and create jobs. The department launched a contest Wednesday,… Read more »

VCE Talks About Data Center Technologies at Conference

VCE Talks About Data Center Technologies at Conference

VCE Chairman Michael Capellas recently spoke at CA World 2011 in Las Vegas on the latest technology trends that are transforming data centers and enabling greater business agility. His keynote… Read more »

Salesforce.com Announces Details for Dreamforce 2011

Salesforce.com Announces Details for Dreamforce 2011

Salesforce.com announced today details of its annual Dreamforce conference, the world’s largest cloud computing industry event that aims to discuss innovations and trends and enhance collaboration and communication among companies… Read more »

New Report Says Federal Adoption of Cloud Computing will Drive Job Growth

New Report Says Federal Adoption of Cloud Computing will Drive Job Growth

A group led by salesforce.com and VCE are encouraging the Obama administration to adopt cloud computing. The group, made up of over 70 companies, recently sent a report to the… Read more »

IPv6 — Are We There Yet? Yes, Some Say

IPv6 — Are We There Yet? Yes, Some Say

In a Sept. 28, 2010 memo, federal CIO Vivek Kundra laid out specific steps for agencies to expedite the operational deployment and use of IPv6 — the so-called Next Generation Net,… Read more »

NIST Holds Cloud Computing Forum, Workshop

NIST Holds Cloud Computing Forum, Workshop

The National Institute of Standards and Technology is hosting host its third Cloud Computing Forum and Workshop on April 7-8, 2011, with a speaker lineup that boasts of federal Chief… Read more »

Top 50 Government CIOs Announced

Top 50 Government CIOs Announced

U.S. Cyber Command and NSA head Keith B. Alexander and White House cyber coordinator Howard A. Schmidt have been chosen among the top 50 government CIOs on InformationWeek Government’s compilation… Read more »

NIST Seeks Public's Input on Cloud Definition, Security Guidelines

NIST Seeks Public's Input on Cloud Definition, Security Guidelines

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has released two new drafts on cloud computing for public comment and launched a new website to enable two-way communication among the cloud… Read more »

Federal Government Mandates Transition to IPv6

Federal Government Mandates Transition to IPv6

With the new, available IPv4 addresses set to run out in the forthcoming weeks, federal agencies are working hard to meet the deadlines set by U.S. Chief Information Officer Vivek… Read more »

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