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Air Force Launches Command Health Evaluation Tech in the Cloud

The Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center has deployed a metrics-based framework to distribute command information in the cloud. The Installation Health Assessment platform works to evaluate the condition of different installation and mission support areas from different commands, the U.S. Air Force said Thursday.

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DoD Seeking Commercial Services for Enterprise Cloud Efforts

The Department of Defense is implementing a multi-vendor approach to its 2018 Enterprise Cloud Strategy focused on simplifying agency operations, the Defense Information Systems Agency said Wednesday. Kevin Tate, a management analyst at the Office of the DoD Chief Information Officer, said at an AFCEA symposium in Baltimore, Md. that the department seeks to transition away from hardware-dependent infrastructures that lack flexibility and pose problems for equipment maintenance. 

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Bernard Del Rosario: DISA’s Cloud Architecture Helps Users Meet Security Req’s

Bernard del Rosario, a chief engineer for the Defense Information Systems Agency, said at an AFCEA symposium in Maryland that the Secure Cloud Computing Architecture helps accelerate the "authority to operate" process, DISA said Wednesday. The agency's SCCA platform enables the Department of Defense’s partner entities to optimize security and management features to meet requirements for migrating workloads to the cloud. 

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DoD to Award Contracts for Next Multi-Cloud Program

The Department of Defense plans to award contracts for its Defense Enterprise Office Solutions program in a bid to utilize commercial cloud to improve operations and secure military networks this summer. The multi-award DEOS contract will help DoD standardize, centralize and cut costs in operating and maintaining servers, AFCEA International said Tuesday

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Navy Moves Forward in Improving Access to Sailor Data

The U.S. Navy secured an Authorization to Operate for its Sea Warrior Program, allowing the service to employ new cloud technologies in the Authoritative Data Environment. ADE allows personnel in the field to analyze data in a development testing environment before sharing it to the fleet, the Navy said Tuesday. Sailors currently use multiple computer systems to transfer information, which has high risk of moving inconsistent data from one system to another during the process. 

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Bill Zielinski: IT Modernization Spans Cloud, Emerging Tech Efforts

Bill Zielinski, acting assistant commissioner of General Services Administrations' office of information technology category, has identified four key areas of IT modernization the government is focusing on, Nextgov reported Thursday. Zielinski noted during a recent ACT-IAC event that agencies are heavily promoting cloud, emerging technology, chief data officer responsibilities and supply chain risk mitigation.

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DISA Introduces Internet Risk Mapping Tech

The Defense Information Systems Agency unveiled a commercial off-the-shelf technology to track and map potential attacks on the internet. The platform is designed to search for critical gaps, confirm remediation results, provide alerts to any public network changes and address compliance requirements, DISA said Monday.

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Caroline Bean: DoD’s milCloud 2.0 Migration Effort Open to Industry Support

Caroline Bean, the Defense Information Systems Agency’s infrastructure branch chief, said that companies seeking collaborations with the Department of Defense may want to support the milCloud 2.0 effort, Government CIO Media reported Wednesday. Bean, also the program manager for milCloud 2.0, noted that government partners should consider including cloud migration plans in contract scopes to develop future cloud strategies during General Dynamics Information Technology’s Emerge 2019 event.

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GSA Updates Software SINs Under IT Schedule 70

The General Services Administration made several changes to three software-related special item numbers under the agency’s IT schedule 70 in an effort to keep up with marketplace demands.

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