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  • HyTrust Survey: 25% of Healthcare Orgs Don't Encrypt Patient Data in Public Cloud Environments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    HyTrust Survey: 25% of Healthcare Orgs Don't Encrypt Patient Data in Public Cloud Environments

    A new HyTrust survey has found that 25 percent of healthcare organizations that adopt public cloud platforms do not subject patient information to data encryption. HyTrust polled 51 healthcare organizations and biotech firms and found that 63 percent of the respondents plan to use cloud platforms from multiple vendors, the company said in a Feb. 15 news release. Eighty-two […] More

  • VMware Government Cloud Service Achieves FedRAMP Certification - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    VMware Government Cloud Service Achieves FedRAMP Certification

    VMware has received certification under the government's Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program to provide cloud services to public sector customers, Data Center Knowledge reported Wednesday. Yevgeniy Sverdlik writes VMware's vCloud government service has been confirmed to meet federal security requirements for cloud offerings. VMware's partner Carpathia provides the government cloud service from its data […] More

  • VMware to Offer HIPAA Compliance Service for Cloud Customers; Bill Fathers Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    VMware to Offer HIPAA Compliance Service for Cloud Customers; Bill Fathers Comments

    VMware intends to provide business associate agreements for its cloud computing service with the aim of helping healthcare organizations comply with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act. An independent third-party auditor confirmed that VMware’s vCloud Hybrid Service offering meets applicable security requirements under HIPAA and the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health […] More

  • LiveIT, NetApp Enter Storage Reseller Agreement; Brendon Howe Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    LiveIT, NetApp Enter Storage Reseller Agreement; Brendon Howe Comments

    Texas-based LiveIT Consulting Group will offer its clients a NetApp enterprise-level unified storage platform under a reseller partnership deal. NetApp’s clustered Data ONTAP software is designed to integrate with VMware vCloud technology and help users migrate data between virtual machines without interrupting operations, LiveIT said Tuesday. “The cloud is enabling this new era of IT […] More

  • VMware Updates Multi-Platform Cloud Mgmt Products - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    VMware Updates Multi-Platform Cloud Mgmt Products

    VMware has unveiled a series of updates to its virtualization software portfolio that will work to help enterprises manage workloads in multiple cloud computing-based platforms, Network World reported Tuesday. Brandon Butler writes the company updated its vCloud Automation Center that is built to automate information technology services delivery. Version six of the automation tool is built […] More

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    VMware Inviting Users For Public Cloud Beta Testing

    VMware is preparing to launch a new public cloud service and inviting its customers to participate in an exclusive private beta testing initiative prior to launch, Search Cloud Computing reports. Beth Pariseau writes the cloud service will be based on VMware’s cloud products such as the vCloud director. Under the evaluation beta, the VMware public […] More

  • VMware Targeting Healthcare Sector For New Cloud Service; Frank Nydam Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    VMware Targeting Healthcare Sector For New Cloud Service; Frank Nydam Comments

    VMware has released a new cloud computing service designed to help healthcare industry clients migrate to a cloud platform, eWeek reports. VMware’s vCloud for Health Care combines the company’s vCloud and Horizon Suite virtualization tool and intends to give doctors access to information at the point of care in an exam room, Brian T. Horowitz writes. The […] More

  • Harris and VMware to Deliver Trusted Enterprise Cloud: Aileen Black Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Harris and VMware to Deliver Trusted Enterprise Cloud: Aileen Black Comments

    Harris Corporation and VMware have announced that Harris’ Trusted Enterprise Cloud is available as a VMware vCloud Powered service offering for federal and enterprise customers.  Harris was granted vCloud recognition based on its use of VMware virtualization software in combination with innovative engineering, patented trust enablement technologies and unique cyber integration capabilities. Harris Trusted Enterprise Cloud is engineered to meet or […] More

  • CSC Announces VMware vCloud Datacenter - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    CSC Announces VMware vCloud Datacenter

    Today at VMworld 2011, CSC announced that its CSC CloudCompute and CSC BizCloud offerings are now recognized by VMware as fully compliant with its standards for optimizing VMware vCloud Datacenter Services. According to CSC, they have effectively demonstrated leadership in utilizing the program's suite of products for optimal cloud management. “CSC has standardized on the VMware vCloud Datacenter Services platform because we […] More

  • Dell Announces its First Public Cloud - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Dell Announces its First Public Cloud

    Today at VMworld 2011, Dell and VMware jointly announced the availability of the Dell cloud based on VMware vCloud Datacenter Services. Dell is one of the first providers authorized to provide VMware vCloud Datacenter Services for enterprise class, secure, public, private and hybrid clouds. “Dell is excited to announce with VMware our first Public cloud offering […] More

  • New VMware vCloud Accelerating Journey to Enterprise Hybrid Cloud - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    New VMware vCloud Accelerating Journey to Enterprise Hybrid Cloud

    Today at VMworld 2011, VMware announced several new vCloud offerings that will make it easier for enterprises to find, connect and manage cloud services from the world’s largest network of service providers. “There's tremendous interest from VMware customers for reliable, high-performance, secure clouds that are compatible with their existing applications and datacenter operations. VMware and […] More

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