Mitch Wagner, LightReading, Thursday, July 31, 2014
Cloudwatt is using open source technology, including OpenStack and Juniper's OpenContrail, to build a public, sovereign cloud service that can resist surveillance from the US National Security Agency (NSA).
Jason Miller, Federal News Radio, Thursday, July 31, 2014
Sonny Hashmi, the GSA chief information officer, said Thursday during an online chat with Federal News Radio that he recently signed out a memo requiring agency software developers to look at open source before they consider traditional commercial solutions.
James Middleton, Business Cloud News, Tuesday, July 29, 2014
The technology, co-developed under the US Government’s DARPA CORONET program, aims to bring cloud and datacentre interconnectivity into a more dynamic, elastic state, taking cloud-to-cloud setup times down to minutes from days or even weeks.
Nextgov, Tuesday, July 29, 2014
Federal websites that collect personally identifiable information would have to be certified as secure by an agency chief information officer under legislation the House passed Monday evening.
Eric Mu, Forbes, Friday, July 25, 2014
Baidu, a Chinese Internet company that often compared with Google, just announced its entry into the health management industry through the launch of Jiankangyun. The company had kept its lips so tight that the plan must come as a bombshell to many.
Darryl K. Taft, eWeek, Thursday, July 24, 2014
The California Department of Technology and IBM have announced CalCloud, a new technology model powered by cloud computing to build and deliver new, improved government services and savings.
Market Watch (Business Wire), Wednesday, July 23, 2014
The survey, underwritten by AT&T , found that the Federal Government could save $18.9 billion annually by migrating services and applications to the cloud. The survey also found that many Federal agency leaders believe their agencies are missing the benefits of non-private cloud models and many have not made cloud adoption a strategic priority.
Billy Mitchell, FedScoop, Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Since the release of President Obama’s Open Government Initiative in late 2009, open data volumes have surged. But nearly five years later, open data advocates are saying it’s no longer enough to simply host the data — federal agencies now have to take the responsibility to ensure that citizens benefit from that reservoir of information.
Stephanie Wasko, Federal News Radio, Tuesday, July 22, 2014
The Department of Commerce will soon have a captain to lead its ventures into open data. The department will hire its first-ever chief data officer as one of several open data initiatives, Secretary Penny Pritzker announced July 14 at the Esri International User's conference.
William Welsh, InformationWeek Government, Thursday, July 17, 2014
NIST identifies 65 challenges that forensic investigators face in gathering and analyzing digital information stored in the cloud, seeks help developing standards to aid law enforcement.