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Dell Technologies’ Kirsten Billhardt: Faster Access to Insights via Edge Computing Key to Accelerating Agency Mission

Kirsten Billhardt, global marketing director for edge and IoT solutions at Dell Technologies (NYSE: DELL), said edge computing could help government agencies empower their employees to accelerate and carry out missions by providing them quick access to insights and intelligence. “By having access to intelligence right where data is being …

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SAP’s Frank Wilde: Edge Computing Paired With 5G, Data Platform Key to Improving Customer Experience

Frank Wilde, vice president of the Global Center of Excellence at SAP (NYSE: SAP), said edge computing combined with a data platform and advanced connectivity could help government agencies improve citizen and employee experiences. “Edge computing combined with 5G and a robust data platform also allows agencies to make better …

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Nutanix’s Dan Fallon: Agencies Need Software to Unify, Manage Edge Environments

Dan Fallon, senior director of public sector systems engineers at Nutanix (Nasdaq: NTNX), said agencies should tap the power of software as they take a unified approach to edge computing and manage large volumes of data. “Agencies need a platform that seamlessly unifies all elements of their enterprise IT. In …

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Red Hat’s Garrett Clark: Hyperconverged Infrastructure, Open Source Could Help Agencies Advance Move to Edge Computing

Garrett Clark, practice lead of OpenShift virtualization, storage and hyperconverged infrastructure for the North American public sector business at Red Hat, said hyperconverged infrastructure and open source could help government agencies streamline the adoption of edge computing to improve mission outcomes. Clark wrote that hyperconverged infrastructure is a key component …

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VMware’s Mikey McCormack, Aaron Swain: Agencies Should Deliver Software at the Speed of Silicon Valley


Mikey McCormack and Aaron Swain of VMware (NYSE: VMW) said government agencies looking to address current mission requirements should develop and field accredited software to users as quickly, securely and frequently as Silicon Valley companies. "Long cycle times expose vulnerability to adversaries who use modern software tools and practices to deliver software more frequently, gain competitive advantage and disrupt your mission,” McCormack and Swain wrote.

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Secureworks’ Jon Ramsey: IT Modernization Opens Up New Ways for Government to Address Cyber Threats

Jon Ramsey, chief technology officer of Secureworks (Nasdaq: SCWX), said information technology modernization initiatives provide government agencies an opportunity to take advantage of innovative ways to address cyber threats and one of those is network microsegmentation, which could help them reduce the attack surface. Network microsegmentation “can go a long …

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