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Lisa Costa: SOCOM Looks Into Software-Defined Networking, Hybrid Cloud Capabilities

Lisa Costa, chief information officer at U.S. Special Operations Command, told C4ISRNET in an interview published Wednesday that software-defined networking, next-gen laptop and Special Operations Forces hybrid cloud are the emerging networking capabilities SOCOM is investigating. Costa said SOCOM’s cloud strategy is based on application modernization and cloud development.

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Modern-Day Requirements Support a ‘Results-Driven’ Approach for Customs and Border Protection’s IT Modernization Efforts

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) earlier this month released its 2020 to 2025 Strategy document which focuses on three main goals, the third of which outlines how the agency will invest in technology and partnerships to confront emerging threats. 

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Army Plans to Cut 8K Apps for Future Hybrid Cloud Migration

Lt. Gen. Bruce Crawford, chief information officer of the U.S. Army, has announced plans to reduce its more than 8,000 applications over the next 12 months to utilize hybrid cloud, Federal News Network reported Monday. Crawford said the service branch is identifying which apps can migrate immediately, and those that should end its operations or take time to move to the cloud. 

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IBM Strikes $34B Deal for Red Hat; Ginni Rometty, Jim Whitehurst Quoted

IBM has agreed to acquire Red Hat for approximately $34B in a move both companies expect to create a global hybrid cloud provider. IBM said Sunday it will pay $190M in cash for each share of Red Hat under the deal that is expected to conclude in the latter half of next year, subject to approvals by Red Hat shareholders and regulators.

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Capt. Don Harder: Navy’s NGEN Recompete Now an Outcome-Based Contract

Capt. Don Harder, deputy program executive officer for the U.S. Navy’s enterprise information systems, told Federal Times in an interview published Friday the reason behind the service’s move to make the Next Generation Enterprise Networks recompete program become an “outcome-based type of contract.”

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William Jackson: Cyber, IT Operations to ‘Converge’ in 2015

Cybersecurity will be integrated into the product development and procurement process at government agencies as well as become a professional qualification across all IT services, William Jackson wrote in a piece published Monday on GCN. He said the government cybersecurity agenda in 2015 will focus more on the management of security rather …

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