Tag Archives: MeriTalk

Christopher Krebs, Director of DHS Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency, Inducted Into 2019 Wash100 for Leadership in Protecting US Cyber Assets

Executive Mosaic is pleased to announce that Christopher Krebs, director of the Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, will be inducted into the 2019 Wash100 — Executive Mosaic’s annual selection of the most influential voices in the government contracting arena — for serving as the agency’s first director and helping to protect the nation’s cyber infrastructure.

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Survey: 83% of Federal IT Leaders Say Cloud Tech Could Support Agency Mission Delivery

Eighty-three percent of 150 federal information technology managers who responded to a MeriTalk survey believe that adopting cloud technology and updating networks would help agencies address missions over the next five years. MeriTalk said Monday the study, jointly underwritten by Riverbed Technology and Tech Data‘s government solutions business, also found …

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Survey Highlights Data Sharing Opportunity in Federal IT Modernization Efforts; Red Hat’s David Egts Comments

A new report by MeriTalk has found that 73 percent of federal information technology leaders said that deriving data from legacy applications is vital in efforts to advance government reform and use of shared services. The publication said Thursday it conducted an online survey of 275 federal IT leaders in January …

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MeriTalk Study: Majority of Federal Agencies Have Adopted Converged Infrastructure Platforms

A new MeriTalk study has found that 59 percent of federal agencies have fielded converged infrastructure systems as part of their organizations’ data center strategies. MeriTalk said Monday the “Converged: At the Core of IT All” report, underwritten by NetApp and Cisco, is based on an online poll of 150 federal information technology …

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Dell EMC’s Cameron Chehreh: Modernizing Govt Tech Act Seeks to Help Agencies Fund IT Upgrades

Cameron Chehreh, chief technology officer at Dell EMC’s federal business, has said he would support the Modernizing Government Technology Act introduced by Rep. Will Hurd (R-Texas) because the bill aims to provide agency executives access to capital needed to fund information technology modernization efforts. Chehreh told MeriTalk in a Data Center …

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MeriTalk: 82% of Respondents Say Public Sector Institutions Plan to Increase Cloud Spending in 2017

A new MeriTalk study has found that 82 percent of cloud adopters in the public sector say their agencies or organizations will increase investment in cloud computing platforms in 2017. The report titled “Destination Cloud: The Federal and SLED Cloud Journey” is underwritten by Avnet Government Solutions and NetApp and is based on an online poll of …

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Northrop’s Ron Foudray: New Cyber Strategies Needed in Federal IT

Northrop Grumman’s Ron Foudray has suggested that federal IT experts re-examine their cybersecurity strategies and seek new methods beyond encryption to protect information, GSN reported Wednesday. Ashley Bennett writes that Foudray, vice president of business development at Northrop’s cyber solutions division, noted cybersecurity best practices include “moving away from protecting …

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