Cloud

CIA Awards Secret Multibillion-Dollar Cloud Contract

The agency has awarded a contract to bring foundational cloud services from multiple cloud service providers into the intelligence community.

The Future of Defense Networks

The Defense Department’s taking an enterprise approach to its efforts to protect the government’s most important data and push it to decision-makers on the tactical edge.

Bill to Codify GSA’s Centers of Excellence Awaits President’s Signature

The legislation would ensure the General Services Administration’s IT modernization initiative continues to the next administration.

Interagency Committee Issues Recommendations for Using Cloud to Accelerate Artificial Intelligence

The Select Committee on Artificial Intelligence outlined ways agencies can approach commercial cloud computing for research and development. 

Critical Update: The Government’s Cloud Anxiety 

As more federal agencies shift to cloud computing, officials are reexamining the responsibilities customers and service providers must bear to secure data.

Top Tech Companies Begin Pushing Priorities for Biden Administration

Microsoft, IBM and other companies urged the president-elect to consider policies for boosting workforce development, solving the pandemic and addressing biometrics in surveillance.

Army Wants a Vendor to Bring ‘Parity’ to AWS and Azure Cloud Offerings

The contractor would be expected to streamline all of the Army’s disparate cloud services, including integrating new Microsoft Azure offerings.

GSA, Pentagon Re-award DEOS Cloud Contract

The latest award comes with a significantly lower projected ceiling than previously cited.

What’s Next in IT Modernization

Pandemic or not, federal agencies continued efforts to update their legacy systems and adopt modern ways of buying, developing and implementing technology.

Pentagon Will Move Primary Biometrics Systems to Amazon Cloud

The move means at least two of the government's biggest biometrics databases will live in AWS clouds.

How RFPs Contribute to Failed Digitization Efforts

The procurement strategies of the past are no longer enough to meet the demands of the ever-evolving technology-enabled world we live in.

Court Clarifies Timeline in JEDI Case

Judge Patricia Campbell-Smith issued deadlines through December for the Pentagon’s Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure contract.

Industry Groups Spar Over NDAA Provisions on Sourcing of Electronics from China   

Dueling letters to lawmakers support and oppose language requiring the department to phase out the procurement of some basic technology from adversarial nations.

It’s Time for Government Agencies to Secure Their Multicloud Environments

Multicloud environments can be extremely challenging to organize, manage and secure.

What is the 'New Normal' for IT Modernization?

Given that protocols requiring social distancing are likely to remain in effect for some time, the likelihood of workers returning to offices at pre-pandemic levels seems slim.

How the Cloud is Helping the Government’s Pandemic Response

Nextgov highlights how the government has maintained service delivery and workforce capabilities in the face of a global pandemic.