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 ...
cloud

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 ...
DataCenter

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, ...
Cloud

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 ...
cloud

TechAmerica Survey: 90% of Federal Agencies Have Adopted Cloud Tech

Nearly 90 percent of respondents to a TechAmerica survey of federal chief information officers said their agencies have migrated to a cloud computing infrastructure, Federal News Radio ...
healthcare system

Amazon.com Inc Tech Used in ObamaCare Website Revamp

Obamacare’s health insurance website, Healthcare.gov, is undergoing a revamp to remove certain critical glitches so that it runs more smoothly when people sign up for insurance ...
Ronnie Hawkins

DISA Director Proposes Looking to Cloud for Insider Threat Defense

Defense Information Systems Agency Director Lt. Gen. Ronnie Hawkins has urged the defense and intelligence community to examine how they can use cloud computing tools to help deter ...
big data

Massachusetts Invests in Open Cloud, Big Data Initiatives; Deval Patrick Comments

Massachusetts will pour $3 million into open cloud and big data research and development efforts in the state under the Mass Big Data Initiative, Gov. Deval Patrick announced Friday. Patrick ...
David Bennett

DISA CIO David Bennett: Agencies Must Understand Cloud Risks, Controls

David Bennett David Bennett, Defense Information Systems Agency chief information officer, has singled out risk as a top consideration for federal IT leaders deciding to migrate critical ...
cloud

Deltek’s Alexander Rossino: Pentagon’s Cloud Investments Could Reach $3B In 4 Years

Alexander Rossino, a Deltek principal research analyst, forecasts the Pentagon’s investment in cloud computing to0 grow from $414 million in fiscal 2013 to $2.6 billion in fiscal ...