MeriTalk compiles a weekly roundup of contracts and other industry activity. Here’s what happened this week in the Federal Information Technology community. […]
The Defense Information Systems Agency is realigning the operations of its computing and storage activities. Taking effect in January 2017, the move aims to leverage efficiencies, reduce costs, and increase standardization of services across the computing environment.[…]
The Defense Information Systems Agency receives notifications for about 800 million alarms a day while providing support for 146 mission partners, and Maj. Gen. Sarah Zabel, vice director, said the agency is trying to grant all 146 partners access to the commercial cloud.[…]
The Defense Information Systems Agency will be shifting from the Host Based Security System to Endpoint Security Solutions to provide an evolved, holistic approach to cybersecurity.[…]
The Department of Defense is ready to upgrade all Windows-based legacy systems to Windows 10 by January 2017. Nearly three months after Chief Information Officer Terry Halvorsen issued a new policy requiring the upgrade, a verbal execution order has gone out that puts the unprecedented migration effort into motion.
The Defense Information Systems Agency last week released the first version of a new best practices guide for Defense Department agencies responsible for purchasing commercial cloud services. It is the first major cloud guidance issued by DISA since December when Defense Department Chief Information Officer Terry Halvorsen stripped the agency of its central cloud service […] […]