MeriTalk Executive Editor Dan Verton discusses the theme of this year’s Akamai Government Forum—Safeguarding a Dynamic Government—with Akamai CEO Dr. Tom Leighton. During his keynote address, Leighton offered a unique look at the future of the Internet and security. […]
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Digital Services – How to Provide and Protect: May 19, 2016 As agencies shift to increasing cloud implementations, new capabilities are allowing agencies to advance existing missions and better serve citizen needs quickly and conveniently. Scalability is central – allowing seamless response to changing workloads and user demands. So why not for the migration of […]
The novelty of cloud is now reality across all corners of Federal IT. As the march toward modernization continues, we’ve seen cloud powering change and driving progress. Join MeriTalk for our fifth annual Cloud Computing Brainstorm on Wednesday, June 15th at the Newseum. We’re celebrating the five year anniversary of FedRAMP and the two year […]
The Federal IT community recognizes improving Fed IT means overhauling how agencies procure and distribute IT services. With growing data and shrinking budgets, Feds are turning to cloud, “as-a-Service,” and OpEx vs. CapEx dollars. How can agencies best tackle cloud procurement? Download “Cloud as an Investment Strategy” to find out: The current state of cloud […]
The FedRAMP process aims to assuage agencies security concerns and provide low-risk solutions for moving workloads to the cloud. As agencies demand more agile and practical solutions from FedRAMP-certified providers, many are utilizing a low-risk hybrid cloud model, using combinations of private cloud storage and public cloud compute to give them a pragmatic approach to incremental IT transformation. […]
2015 Mingle and Jingle The Cloud Computing Exchange (CCX) and Data Center Exchange (DCX) hosted a Holiday quarterly meeting on Wednesday, December 16 at the City Club of Washington, D.C. with Rep. Ted Lieu (D-CA), U.S. House of Representatives. We discussed the policies and legislation that will shape the landscape for the upcoming year. […]