Tag Archives: MeriTalk

GSA’s Mark Day: Security Tops Federal CIOs’ Cloud Concerns

Mark Day, deputy assistant commissioner for the General Services Administration’s office of integrated technology services, has cited security as the primary concern for government officials that eye cloud transition, CIO reported Friday. Day said in an online presentation that federal customers worry about the kind of support cloud vendors provide …

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MeriTalk: Many Federal IT Leaders Eye DevOps Model for Cloud Implementation Projects

A MeriTalk study has shown that 57 percent of more than 150 federal information technology managers surveyed believe the DevOps applications development methodology can accelerate agencies’ transition to cloud infrastructure. Sixty-eight percent of those respondents consider DevOps as a tool to facilitate collaboration between agency IT development, operations and security …

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MeriTalk: Gov’t Adopting Cloud But Concerned Over Data Stewardship; NetApp’s Kirk Kern Comments

MeriTalk has released the findings of a study underwritten by NetApp and Arrow indicating that federal agencies are looking to expand their use of cloud but many remain wary about its potential impact to operations. The study found that 89 percent of information technology professionals in government continue to be concerned about data stewardship …

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MeriTalk: Federal Government Could Save $16.5B By Improving Data Mgmt

MeriTalk has announced results of its new report “Consolidation Aggravation: Tip of the Data Management Iceberg,” a study created in collaboration with Actifio that says will spend close to $16.5 billion on storage of redundant non-production data by 2024. The Federal Data Center Consolidation Initiative and other agencies have prioritized work on condensing and transitioning …

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