Senior Vice President, Virtualization & VMware, Carahsoft
Will Jones is the Senior Vice President of Virtualization and VMware solutions at Carahsoft. For nearly two decades, Will has improved the public sector’s use of virtualization technologies in order to enable government to thrive in the cloud computing era. Will has led the strategic growth and development of Carahsoft’s VMware and virtualization-related business units focused on federal, state and local government markets. Will’s efforts have been recognized with a Government Channel Leadership award from Washington Technology magazine.
July 27th, 2016
Malicious hackers can access networks and critical data through stolen credentials and then easily move from workload to workload, taking the data most valuable to them. The time has long passed where firewalls were strong enough; organizations should now be concerning themselves protecting the workloads inside the network perimeter.
June 21st, 2016
How should government agencies adapt and build for the future while simultaneously managing and integrating legacy systems? Agile development with DevOps, cloud security with FedRAMP, and cost-savings objectives through FITARA can help.
June 14th, 2016
With more and more agencies going paperless and moving to virtual storage infrastructures, organizations have to bolster their security strategies and learn how to anticipate future attacks. While this has typically meant fortifying network firewalls and securing the cyber perimeter, San Francisco’s FiberWAN data breach showed us in 2008 that threats are not always originating from external sources.
May 11th, 2016
At the recent VMware Innovation Summit, government IT leaders discussed the changes and creative postures their organizations are taking in order to boost cybersecurity, meet agility goals, and reach their mission objectives. These executives are taking new approaches to IT and embracing risk and its paying off in spades.
April 13th, 2016
The mission of Treasury underscores its role as an overseer of U.S. economic and financial systems, and with tax day coming up, there will be increased focus on the department, the Internal Revenue Service in particular, and how their IT systems respond to peak usage.
March 30th, 2016
In order to support the mission of greater patient care, a number of technology vendors have developed solutions that meet the HIPAA compliance standards of the administrative and functional needs of healthcare organizations.
March 25th, 2016
With over two years since its passing, it’s time to take a fresh look at the impact of the Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act (FITARA). The intent of this legislation was to give CIOs a “significant role” in programming, budgeting and decision-making related to IT purchasing and implementation within their agencies.
February 11th, 2016
For our first department spotlight feature of 2016, we turn our attention to the Department of Energy (DOE). A major focus point of this year’s State of the Union was research and development in regards to energy. These goals, along with cyber threats facing critical infrastructure, put emphasis on continued innovation from the private sector to meet the Department of Energy’s needs and expectations
February 5th, 2016
We’ve entered a brave new world of IT in the public sector. Increasingly, improved software is defining business practices, allowing IT teams and users alike to become more agile and accelerate the pace of business, while also fast-tracking enterprise and technological change. This momentum and flexibility is crucial in today’s modern organizations where the seconds and minutes count.
October 28th, 2015
As we wind down cyber security awareness month, we wanted to leave you with some actionable tips for improving the security of increasingly virtualized networks and da