Tag Archives: application

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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SAIC to Continue Army App Devt Support Under $108M Task Order; Jim Scanlon Comments

Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) has received a potential two-year, $108 million task order to help the U.S. Army Human Resources Command continue to build, run and maintain at least 191 virtual applications used to support warfighters. The service branch awarded the task order through the Information Technology Enterprise …

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MongoDB’s Mat Keep: Open-Source Database Can Help Agencies ‘Glean Insights’ From Large Data Volumes

Mat Keep, director of product and market analysis at MongoDB (Nasdaq: MDB), has said government agencies should modernize their data infrastructures to manage and analyze large volumes of collected data through the adoption of non-relational databases. Keep wrote such databases work to help organizations automatically spread data across public cloud …

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Google’s Aileen Black: Cloud a ‘Fueling Agent’ in Big Data Analytics

Aileen Black, executive director, industry lead and group leader for the U.S. government at Google’s cloud business, has said government agencies should consider three factors when migrating to the cloud and one of those is to understand the cloud’s capability to address the gap between the mission or user and …

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Dell EMC’s Cameron Chehreh: Mission Outcome, Infrastructure Modernization Key to Data Analytics

Cameron Chehreh, chief operating officer and chief technology officer of Dell EMC’s federal business, has said government agencies seeking to gain insights from collected data to facilitate the decision-making process and build up citizen services should first focus on the mission outcome. Chehreh wrote that agencies should frequently reconsider their mission statements amid …

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VMware’s Matthew Schneider: ‘Zero Trust’ Model, Automation Key to Application Security

Matthew Schneider, senior director of government, education and healthcare at VMware (NYSE: VMW), has said government agencies seeking to ensure security of applications within the network should initially change their mindset through the adoption of the “zero trust” model. Schneider wrote that implementing such a model “means you have to …

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Samsung’s Yasir Aziz: Containerization Key to Agencies’ Mobile Device Management

Yasir Aziz, senior director of end user sales for Samsung Knox at Samsung Business, has said government agencies should consider containerization as an approach to mobile device management in an effort to balance their organizations’ security, flexibility and productivity requirements. Aziz wrote that containerization works to establish a “firewall-protected app container …

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VMware’s Bill Rowan: Software-Defined Networking Key to Agencies’ Workload Mgmt, Security Efforts

Bill Rowan, vice president of federal sales at VMware’s (NYSE: VMW), has said software-defined networking platforms are designed to help agencies build and compartmentalize networks without shutting down the entire infrastructure in the event of a cybersecurity breach. Rowan wrote that SDN tools could help agencies manage workloads in public cloud …

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