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VMware’s Bill Rowan on Tech Platforms That Could Help Agencies Modernize Employee Mobility Experience

Bill Rowan, vice president of federal sales at VMware (NYSE: VMW), wrote in a GCN article published Tuesday that there are three technologies federal agencies can adopt to transform the mobility experience of their employees and adhere to security policies and one of them is an enterprise mobility management system.

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Dell EMC’s Cameron Chehreh: USAF App Dev’t Effort Presents IT Modernization Lessons for Agencies

Cameron Chehreh, chief technology officer of Dell EMC’s federal sector, has said the U.S. Air Force’s information technology modernization effort within its air and space operations centers presents three factors government agencies should consider as they seek to update their IT infrastructure and one is to “identify small programs that roll …

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Zscaler’s Stephen Kovac: FedRAMP, Trusted Internet Connections Initiative Key to Government Cloud Security

Stephen Kovac, vice president of global government and compliance at Zscaler (Nasdaq: ZS), has said agencies that aim to create secure cloud environments should merge controls under the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program and the Trusted Internet Connections initiative. “Users should be able to access the cloud via a …

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Publicis.Sapient’s Lynn Lannin, Chad Kelly: Cloud-Based Apps Could Facilitate Gov’t Citizen Services Delivery

Lynn Lannin and Chad Kelly of digital transformation services provider Publicis.Sapient have said developing mobile applications on the cloud could help federal, local and state agencies streamline the delivery of services to citizens. Kelly and Lannin wrote how the 311 contact centers and other cloud-based apps work to help citizens …

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DISA Opens Solicitation for $640M Follow-On Enterprise Storage IDIQ

The Defense Information Systems Agency has released a request for proposals for a potential 10-year, $639.6 million recompete contract for managed enterprise storage platforms and services. A FedBizOpps notice posted Thursday says the Enterprise Storage Solutions III firm-fixed-price contract covers hardware, software and operating systems needed to support the storage infrastructure as …

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VMware’s Matthew Schneider: Agencies Should Make Apps Independent of Physical Infrastructure

Matthew Schneider, senior director of government, education and healthcare at VMware (NYSE: VMW), has said agencies seeking to modernize their information technology infrastructure should know more about the security and behavior of their applications and eliminate apps’ reliance on the physical infrastructure. “When an application is independent of the infrastructure, agencies have the …

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Virtustream’s Tim Bock: Holistic Evaluation of App Portfolios Key to Cloud Adoption

Tim Bock, Dell public alliance manager at Dell Technologies’ (NYSE: DVMT) Virtustream subsidiary, has said agencies seeking to migrate resources and workloads to the cloud should move their focus from infrastructure to functionality and applications through holistic evaluation of app portfolios. Bock wrote that conducting such an assessment could help agencies “understand …

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Pivotal’s Keith Salisbury: Modern Approach to Software Dev’t Key to Transforming Mission Execution

Keith Salisbury, vice president for federal business at Pivotal Software (NYSE: PVTL), has said government agencies should adopt a rapid and modern approach to software development in order to build and deploy applications within days and immediately execute their missions. Salisbury wrote that agency leaders should assess if they consider …

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Dell EMC’s Steve Harris: IT Transformation Calls for Agencies to Develop Strategic Plan, Understand Multi-Cloud Strategy

Steve Harris, senior vice president and general manager of Dell EMC’s federal business, has said government agencies seeking to transform their information technology infrastructure should determine services and applications that meet their mission-critical needs as well as develop a multi-year strategic plan. Harris wrote that such a plan would help …

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Palo Alto Networks’ Rick Howard: Agencies Should Consider DevOps’ Role in Adaptive Cyber Strategies

Rick Howard, chief security officer at Palo Alto Networks (NYSE: PANW), has said agencies that aim to develop and implement strategies to safeguard information technology systems from cyber threats should adopt DevOps. Howard wrote that DevOps’ link to automation and cloud technology has implications for agencies’ adaptive cybersecurity strategies and …

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