Cloud Computing Exchange

A vertical community of Federal cloud leaders, project managers, industry, and government IT community stakeholders focused on public-private collaboration and best-practice exchange.

Upcoming Meetings
Okta Webinar

“Never trust; always verify” – it’s the new slogan for information security in a perimeter-less landscape. While 93% of Federal agencies have implemented security solutions mapping to this modern mindset, the majority haven’t outlined a clear Zero Trust initiative fit for cloud, hybrid cloud, and multi-cloud demands. […]

milcloud

The milCloud® 2.0 Bootcamp Series continues – next stop, Woburn, Massachusetts. Join DISA, GDIT, and MeriTalk for a one-day, hands-on milCloud® 2.0 workshop that gives mission partners a “look under the hood” and a chance to get an up-close understanding of milCloud® 2.0’s unique capabilities. […]

The three biggest players in Fed IT – AWS, Dell Technologies, and GDIT – set the agenda for marketing programs and business alignment. Join 300Brand for a three-part lunch series – THAT’S THREE SEPARATE LUNCHES. Hear from the marketing leads for the big three. We’ll review priorities, programs, and the road ahead for 2020 – […]

cdm webinar

DHS’ Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation (CDM) program is ever-evolving, adapting to meet Federal agencies’ cybersecurity needs. Despite making strides in providing agencies with a cyber roadmap and improving collaboration among DHS, agencies, and vendors – CDM still has a way to go before becoming a true cybersecurity success story. […]

milcloud

he milCloud® 2.0 Bootcamp Series continues – next stop, Norfolk, Virginia. Join DISA, GDIT, and MeriTalk for a one-day, hands-on milCloud® 2.0 workshop that gives mission partners a “look under the hood” and a chance to get an up-close understanding of milCloud® 2.0’s unique capabilities. […]

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Cloud Smart Breakfast

Cloud First was aspirational. Cloud Smart is designed to be actionable, incorporating feedback from the front lines of industry and government. The new policy is created to remove the roadblocks, but there’s more to be done. Join us on Wednesday, November 13 for an off-the-record executive roundtable where Federal cloud leaders will explore the opportunity […]

Veritas

Government is laser-focused on understanding its federated data and working toward enterprise-wide visibility so it can act with insight. […]

Cloud Preparedness Webinar

In a recent study, MeriTalk surveyed 150 state and local government IT managers and conducted interviews with State CIOs to explore cloud adoption strategies, highlight cross-country preparedness, and offer recommendations to put modernization in the lead. […]

milcloud

The milCloud® 2.0 Bootcamp Series continues – next stop, Tampa, Florida. Join DISA, GDIT, and MeriTalk for a one-day, hands-on milCloud® 2.0 workshop that gives mission partners a “look under the hood” and a chance to get an up-close understanding of milCloud® 2.0’s unique capabilities. […]

Cyber Smoke

MGT Cyber Smoke With the year quickly coming to a close, it’s time to look back on the past, look ahead to the future, and reflect on how far Fed IT modernization has come. Cyber Smoke is a unique networking tradition and must-attend event where you can take advantage of the opportunity to mingle with […]

Smart 2020

Digital government has moved from vision to mandate, and agencies must align mission needs with meeting modernization laws and guidance – Cloud Smart, the Federal Data Strategy, MGT, DCOI, TIC 3.0. How can IT visionaries, providers, and program teams chart a smart path forward as they strive to meet both objectives, while empowering program owners to succeed? […]

USO-Metro CIO Reception

USO-Metro and MeriTalk are joining forces to host the second annual CIO Reception, happening before the 38th Annual USO-Metro Awards Dinner. […]

Past Meetings
CDM Cyber Smoke

Celebrate National Cyber Security Awareness month at MeriTalk’s next Cyber Smoke on Thursday, October 10. Cyber Smokes are a very special networking tradition and a must-attend event. […]

CDM Central

Top cyber experts struggle to pinpoint the coordinates for successful risk management. DHS’ CDM program is helping agencies locate which direction cybercriminals and attackers are headed. This includes increased focus on securing beyond the perimeter, safeguarding mobile devices, and protecting sensitive data in the cloud. […]

Fortifying New Cloud

Evolving cloud norms increasingly focus on hybrid and multi-cloud environments – compelling agencies to find the equilibrium between addressing new security challenges, fortifying expanding perimeters, while optimizing on-premise performance. […]

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AWS Pop Up Loft

The AWS Federal Pop-Up Loft is a temporary events and community space where public sector customers and partners can access AWS technical training, book 1:1 support with AWS experts, and enjoy co-working facilities with free coffee and Wi-Fi. The series of workshops and sessions are ideal for IT managers, system engineers, system administrators, and architects […]

FITARA Awards

FITARA Scorecard 8.0 is out — scores have mostly remained stable and no agencies received a failing grade. FITARA is a fixture in Federal IT and remains an important measure of how agencies are prioritizing modernization. Join Congressman Gerry Connolly and MeriTalk for a complimentary award ceremony and networking reception on September 10 at 5 p.m. to honor Federal IT excellence, based on the FITARA Scorecard 8.0 grades. […]

AI is Out There

Between February’s executive order (EO) and March’s launch of AI.gov, the administration has made it clear – artificial intelligence (AI) is not a concept of the far-off future, but something that’s happening in government agencies today. […]

Cloud Connect
CSX Brainstorm

Today’s cyber landscape can feel like the Wild West for government IT leaders. Endless cloud filled skies, open landscapes, perimeter free endpoints – a cyber frontier vulnerable to attack from all sides. […]

Cyber Smoke

Beat the summer heat and keep the July 4th celebration going at MeriTalk’s next Cyber Smoke. Cyber Smokes are a very special networking tradition and a must-attend event. […]

Future Innovation

Federal CIOs and senior IT leaders are increasingly front and center advocating for IT modernization strategies that infuse the right balance of innovation and security into all aspects of their organization’s mission. […]

milCloud

It’s time for a new cloud – one designed specifically for the warfighter – to provide the agility, reliability, and security you need to deliver on your mission. Join DISA, GDIT, and MeriTalk for a one-day, hands-on milCloud®2.0 workshop that gives mission partners a “look under the hood” and a chance to get an up-close understanding of milCloud® 2.0’s unique capabilities. […]

Zscaler Academy

Come to Zscaler Academy to develop the skills and knowledge you need to take your organization securely to the cloud and earn up to six CPEs. Hear from Zscaler security experts to learn about the challenges and risks introduced by cloud and mobility, and discover how to address them through the transformation of network and security architectures. […]

Cyber Smoke

Kick off your Memorial Day weekend with MeriTalk and Intelvative’s May Cyber Smoke. Cyber Smokes are a very special networking tradition and a must-attend event. […]

CDM & Eggs

While the CDM program has made tremendous strides in providing access to cyber hygiene data in near-real time, there is still progress to be made. With DHS leading the pack to help agencies become more AWARE and DEFEND against attackers, all Federal agencies must band together to outsmart advancing adversaries. […]

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