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Senate Bill Seeks to Extend Federal Data Center Consolidation Program

A bipartisan group of senators has introduced a bill that proposes a two-year extension on Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act provisions related to agencies’ data center consolidation efforts, FCW reported Thursday. Enacted in December 2014, FITARA mandates agencies to report their progress on initiatives to consolidate and modernize data centers, migrate …

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Deloitte-GBC Survey: 1 in 3 Federal Managers Saw No Noticeable Impact From Govt Cloud Strategy

A survey conducted by Deloitte and the Government Business Council has found that 33 percent of senior-level federal employees believe cloud computing has had no noticeable impact on their agencies’ operations. The “Mastering the Migration: A Candid Survey of Federal Leaders on the State of Cloud Computing” report covered responses from 328 feds …

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GSA Seeks Associate CIO to Manage Agency’s Enterprise Infrastructure

The General Service Administration looks for a candidate to fill the role of associate chief information officer for enterprise infrastructure and operations. A notice posted July 11 on the USAJobs website states the associate CIO will report directly to tGSA’s deputy CIO and be responsible for information technology infrastructure management and IT support and integration programs …

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Federal News Radio: Navy Eyes Cloud Migration Process Streamlining Strategy

U.S. Navy Chief Information Officer Robert Foster has delegated authority to approve requests from naval components to move its systems to cloud-based environments in an effort to streamline approval processes, Federal News Radio reported Monday. Jared Serbu writes the initiative works to “reduce some of the red tape” for the cloud purchase processes for Defense Department. …

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Ashley Mahan: FedRAMP Adopts ‘Open-Door Policy’ to Help Address Agency Cloud IT Needs

Ashley Mahan, agency evangelist for the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program, told Federal Times in an interview published Wednesday she will reach out to agencies that need assistance to use FedRAMP-compliant cloud products and services. “We have a very open-door policy,” Mahan said to Federal Times reporter Aaron Boyd. She added the FedRAMP team considers …

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FDA, NHLBI Look to Commercial Cloud Tech to Process Medical Data

The Food and Drug Administration and a National Institutes of Health-run facility have moved to adopt cloud computing technology as part of efforts to accelerate processing time for healthcare information, Federal News Radio reported Wednesday. Jason Miller writes the FDA rolled out an infrastructure-as-a-service platform that works to help agency users process …

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MeriTalk Study: Defense, Intell Agencies View Small Cloud Funds as Migration Obstacle

A study by MeriTalk says Defense Department components want to transition more than half of their information technology applications to cloud infrastructures by 2020. MeriTalk said Wednesday it polled 150 IT professionals from DoD and the intelligence community and found that lack of funding, integration, requirements development and implementation are the primary …

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