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Taking the Cloud Higher with FedRAMP
March 15th, 2016
FedRAMP, the program designed to make it easier for agencies to comply with federal mandates to move to the cloud through the standardization of assessment of cloud technologies, is working on taking the next step – high security. The FedRAMP High baseline is already being piloted in the DoD and DHS, two agencies which demand more stringent data and cloud security than other federal agencies.
- Tagged CDM, Cloud, FedRAMP, Google for Work, ServiceNow
Why State and Local Agencies are Turning to Cloud
January 25th, 2016
Salesforce is working with agencies to simplify communication with citizens. State and local agencies are achieving communicative clarity by embracing the cloud–more specifically, implementing cloud-based solutions that make it easier to listen and adapt.
- Tagged Application Delivery, Citizen Service, Cloud, Constituent Engagement, Customer Experience, Government of Canada, Salesforce, SLG, State and Local Government
Cloud Computing: Looking to the Future
December 21st, 2015
Cloud computing provides potential for federal agencies to invest in enterprise-level software, ensuring they use adaptive, agile and compliant solutions.
- Tagged Acquia, Alfresco, Cloud, Cloud Computing, FedRAMP, FITARA, JBoss, Open Source, OpenShift, OpenStack, Red Hat
Reading the Clouds: FedRAMP Adoption Stats
December 9th, 2015
FedRAMP is addressing the delay in approval with better education of vendors and agencies alike as to what documentation is needed for an ATO.
FedRAMP Certification: Why It’s Important for Your Agency
December 4th, 2015
FedRAMP has helped agencies to quickly gain the efficiencies desired in public sector without sacrificing security or interoperability with legacy systems.
- Tagged Cloud, Cloud Computing, FedRAMP, HP, HPE
Cloud Strategy Alignment with Executive Priorities
December 1st, 2015
Cloud promises efficiency and cost savings of about $5 billion annually, resonating with everyone in government, but other concerns can stall the adoption.
Ramping up for FedRAMP
November 13th, 2015
In 2012, FedRAMP certification was created to help agencies meet cloud-first mandates with an eye towards modernizing government IT through cost savings and efficiency. The program’s concept and purpose was to greenlight technologies that meet government security, accessibility, and other standards to ease the acquisition of cloud adoption.
- Tagged Cloud, FedRAMP, Salesforce, VMware
Giving “Box Huggers” Some Comfort
June 17th, 2015
Adobe recently released a thoughtful blog post about the benefits of cloud in government. While it may seem like this topic has been fully addressed in the media and by the vendor community, a recent study showed that the messages are not resonating with a large portion of government IT professionals.
- Tagged Adobe, Cloud Computing, FedRAMP
Accountability in the Cloud
May 27th, 2015
While security concerns have long been named as the long pole in the tent in terms of cloud adoption, we’re seeing more and more mention of accountability as a key question in how and what to move to the cloud. Federal buyers in particular want to know how vendors will support them if and when things go wrong.
- Tagged CIO, Cloud, Hybrid Cloud, Threat Brief