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Government IT News For VARs — February 19, 2014
In the news, local and state government organizations begin to look at the demands data center consolidation, mobility, security, cloud computing, and Big Data will have on their IT departments. Also, writers share insights from the IBM Center for the Business of Government report, “Realizing the Promise of Big Data: Implementing Big Data Projects.”
Government IT News For VARs — February 12, 2014
In the news, federal agencies struggle to implement Cloud First, and the June deadline for cloud service providers to comply with FedRAMP is approaching.
Government IT News For VARs — February 5, 2014
In the news, the NTIA is meeting to develop policy on facial recognition technology, states could call on the National Guard for cybersecurity, and the NHTSA is drafting rules for V2V use.
Government IT News For VARs — January 28, 2014
How the Digital Accountability and Transparency Act (DATA) could affect you and your customers is in the news, as well as a forecast that software and services will have the biggest share of the growing Big Data market and storage will be the fastest growing segment. An article also explains OpenSaaS and provides key tests to see if an organization is a candidate.
Government IT News For VARs — January 21, 2014
The news includes a GAO report on how well government agencies respond to data breaches involving personally identifiable information. Also, a panel focusing on privacy issues related to Big Data will reach out to technologists and business leaders to see how these matters are handled in the private and public sectors.
Government IT News For VARs — January 14, 2014
Over the past week, the news was filled with stories about GPS tracking technology. The GAO reports automakers are collecting and storing data from on-board navigation devices, and police and emergency responders are using the technology to locate the closest unit to an emergency to reduce response times. Along with the use of the technology are privacy concerns and a possible target for hackers.
Data Collection and Mobility News From December 2013
Each month, Business Solutions reports news on business in the channel. This month in Data Collection and Mobility news, Honeywell announces a mobile handheld computer for retailers, Panasonic upgrades the Toughbook CF-C2, Datalogic offers a new presentation scanner, and Wasp Barcode launches a new website.
Government IT News For VARs — January 7, 2014
In the news, the Department of Veterans Affairs has added access to open data on its website. Also in the news, a VAR could be banned from doing business with the federal govenment in the wake of allegations of channel stuffing prior to an ISV acquisition.
Government IT News For VARs — December 26, 2013
In the news, businesses are turning government open data in to business opportunities and some technology-related issues have the attention of legislators.
Top 10 Video Surveillance Trends For 2014
IHS is predicting another notable year for the video surveillance industry. The company, which provides global market and economic information, has released its fifth annual white paper on trends in the industry — this year listing 10 key areas to watch in 2014.