Cloud

Interior awards 7 seats on $2B cloud license contract

This second iteration of the program focuses on the development of a cloud-based production environment and application migration.

GSA names 7 leaders to inaugural FedRAMP board

The move comes as GSA and OMB modernize the cloud security program to implement recent legislative changes.

The Pentagon’s brewing a build-a-cloud program for defense agencies

The young platform, dubbed Olympus, is designed for self-service commercial cloud needs.

Oracle achieves authorization to host secret classified data

Oracle Cloud Infrastructure is now available to U.S. government customers at all classification levels.

Google is now authorized to host classified data in the cloud

The security milestone puts Google in a position to compete for classified business at DOD and U.S. intelligence agencies.

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Senate bill looks to chop through red tape in procurement

The bipartisan legislation aims to both expand access to special acquisition authorities and give new, innovative contractors more opportunities to work with the government.

New cloud security task force presses for stakeholder accountability

A team convened to focus on cloud security is challenging industry, Congress and the executive branch to address longstanding concerns.

At VA, cloud is still emerging tech

The agency's CIO said that "cloud still has huge potential for us." 

Google Cloud eliminates 'exit fees' for departing customers

The cloud services provider appears to be getting out ahead of regulatory efforts in Europe and elsewhere to promote seamless movement of data between cloud providers.

GSA announces new role to lead cloud strategy, governmentwide tech initiatives

Eric Mill, who served as a senior advisor to the federal chief information officer within the Office of Management and Budget, will now manage GSA’s cloud security strategy.

André Mendes looks back and forward

The former top tech official at the Department of Commerce looks back on a career in federal IT and previews where he thinks the AI and quantum revolutions will take us.

How a push to the cloud helped a Ukrainian bank keep faith with customers amid war

Ukraine’s largest bank preserved economic stability for 20 million customers amid an ongoing war with Russia.

Why smart multicloud policies are a golden ticket to modernizing IT infrastructure

COMMENTARY | A multicloud approach to cloud computing is used for better data control, allows access to the best services from each provider, and offers more flexibility as IT leaders can optimize workload placement based on workload requirements.

White House looks to scale FedRAMP with automation

The cloud security program is being restructured to respond to the proliferation of cloud offerings.

DISA looks to the open market for secure web browsing contract

A contracting notice indicates that the Defense Department is looking to compete the service that protects its systems from web-based attacks.

How the U.S. Postal Service is doing cloud 'right'

The United States Postal Service CIO explained her agency started its cloud journey early and maintains a business objectives focus for migrations.