NSF Issues Grants for 2 New Supercomputers for Open Science

The National Science Foundation has approved grants worth a combined $16.2 million to fund the acquisition of two new supercomputers for the open science research community. The foundation ...
Jerry Davis

Jerry Davis: NASA’s Ames Research Facility Plans Transition to Cloud Computing

Jerry Davis A NASA research facility wants to adopt a commercial cloud platform to manage scientific virtual collaboration, mobility and enterprise functions, Federal News Radio reported ...
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NIST Finalizes Guidelines on Federal Cloud Tech Adoption

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has released a two-volume road map for federal agencies to accelerate migration of their information technology systems to cloud-based ...
Doug Wolfe

Doug Wolfe Aims for Intell Agencies to Build Innovation Ecosystem in the Cloud

Doug Wolfe CIA Chief Information Officer Doug Wolfe said the agency’s new private cloud infrastructure works to help the intelligence community organize multiple workloads and ...
AJ Budhraja

Ajay Budhraja of DOJ Discusses Open Data’s Impacts, Gov’t Cloud Push in Q&A

Ajay Budhraja Ajay Budhraja serves as chief technology officer at the Justice Department‘s executive office for immigration review (EOIR) and brings two decades of information ...
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Judith Lamont: Federal Agencies See Value of Cloud Computing

The Obama administration’s “cloud-first” strategy helps federal agencies leverage data sharing, video conferencing and collaboration tools while saving money, research ...
James Clapper

James Clapper: IC Moves Toward a Shared Cloud Services Model

James Clapper U.S. intelligence organizations are working to build a common information technology network in the cloud as the agencies transition to a shared services strategy, Defense ...
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NSF Gives Out $20M for Cloud Testbeds Development

The National Science Foundation has awarded $20 million in funding for two univesity-led projects to build infrastructure where researchers can experiment with cloud systems and applications. Both ...
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DISA: Number of Defense Enterprise Computing Centers Down to 10

The Defense Information Systems Agency has shuttered a defense enterprise computing center in Huntsville, Alabama, and expects the closure to save the Pentagon $3.2 million a year, ...
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GSA Plans New Cloud Computing Special Item Number

The General Services Administration is planning to create a new special item number for cloud computing services. GSA’s Federal Acquisition Service released a request for information ...