Archive for July, 2014

Federal Agencies Continue to Push for IT Innovation, Cost Savings

The goal of gaining productivity advantages and reducing overall cost is not a new objective in the world of the federal government. When it comes to IT innovation, however, agencies have been more likely to pull the trigger on forward-thinking tech projects. In hopes of bringing systems into the next generation of efficiency, efforts such

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Army App Migration Process Focuses on Data Center Optimization

Cloud sprawl isn’t just an issue for today’s enterprise IT departments – federal agencies including military branches are struggling to keep their many apps and storage units from eating up precious budget while ensuring productivity. According to an Army press release, the organization has launched a data center optimization effort aimed at consolidating applications onto

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IT Pros Monitor Infrastructure for Huge Performance Gains

Network monitoring is not a new practice – since IT first made its way into the enterprise, administrators have been keeping a close watch on the performance of their tech assets. Tracking the output of servers, storage allocations and network speeds are typical IT tasks, but today’s complex infrastructure configurations have changed the way tech

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Can IT Leaders Harness the Potential of The Internet of Things?

The IT landscape of the future is a fascinating subject, but few aspects of this innovative field are as intriguing as the Internet of Things. Promising a world of interconnected devices, appliances, vehicles and more, the IoT represents an idyllic vision seen only in the realm of science fiction. While consumers eagerly anticipate the conveniences

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Virtualization Takes on Rocket Science, Military Simulations

As virtualized computing environments become more widely accepted across the public and private sectors, those in the scientific arena have begun to take note of the technology’s potential. With data center optimization efforts continuing to consolidate servers and streamline the configuration of tech assets for increased efficiency, researchers may now be able to achieve even

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Chief Information Officers Take on The Nexus of Forces

Today’s CIOs face challenges unique not only to their field, but the era in which they operate, emphasizing the specialized nature of tech in the contemporary business and government landscapes. With the widespread adoption of technologies known collectively as the Nexus of Forces – Gartner’s name for the intersection of mobile, cloud social and big data –

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