Tag Archives: Cloud Smart

Zscaler’s Stephen Kovac: Zero-Trust Networking Could Help Agencies Secure Connections Between Users, Apps

Stephen Kovac, vice president of global government and compliance at Zscaler (Nasdaq: ZS), has said there are several techniques and tools agencies could use to provide users secure connections to applications wherever they are. Kovac wrote about how zero-trust networking uses encrypted microtunnels and microsegmentation to establish a seamless and trusted connection between users and apps.

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Transportation Security Administration Issues Cloud Strategy 2.0

The Transportation Security Administration has released an updated strategy meant to help the agency implement and integrate cloud-based services to carry out its mission to protect the country’s transportation system. Under the Cloud Strategy 2.0, TSA will implement a “Cloud Smart” strategy for existing applications and “Cloud First” for new IT services, according to a FedBizOpps notice published Wednesday.

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Dell EMC Federal’s Steve Harris on Multicloud Approach, Cloud Smart Strategy

Steve Harris, senior vice president and general manager for Dell EMC’s federal business and a 2019 Wash100 winner, wrote in a Nextgov article published Tuesday that adopting a multicloud approach could help federal agencies achieve flexibility in infrastructure and reduce technical debt.

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Davis Johnson Joins Cohesity as Federal VP; Steve Grewal Quoted

Davis Johnson, formerly senior vice president and head of public sector at Riverbed Technology, has joined San Jose, Calif.-based enterprise storage provider Cohesity as VP of federal business. Johnson said in a statement published Tuesday that he will work with the Cohesity team to advance the federal adoption of the …

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Booz Allen’s Dan Tucker: Data Strategy Key to ‘Smart’ Agency Cloud Migration

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 30, 2018 — Dan Tucker, vice president in charge of Booz Allen Hamilton‘s (NYSE: BAH) digital platform capability team, has said federal agencies looking to transition workloads to the cloud must first ensure scalability and extensibility in their assessment of their data architecture, ExecutiveBiz reported Jan. …

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Salesforce’s Dave Rey Pushes Customer Experience, ‘SaaS First’ for Federal Cloud Strategy Update

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 27, 2018 — Dave Rey, executive vice president of Salesforce‘s (NYSE: CRM) public sector business in North America, has urged the government to include customer experience among the goals in its planned update to the federal cloud computing policy, ExecutiveBiz reported Oct. 30. Rey, a two-time …

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Cisco’s Dan Kent: Cloud Migration of Data to Increase Amid Gov’t Efforts

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 30, 2018 — Dan Kent, chief technology officer of the public sector business at Cisco Systems (Nasdaq: CSCO), believes there will be an increase in data migration to the cloud and opportunities for cloud providers to support government customers in this effort, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Federal Times …

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