Featured Government Content

  1. What The DATA Act Means For VARs

    The Digital Accountability and Transparency Act (DATA Act) was signed into law by President Obama on May 9, 2014, after unanimously passing both The House of Representatives and The Senate. Since its founding in February 2012, the Data Transparency Coalition has made the creation and successful implementation of the DATA Act its top priority.

  2. Green Initiatives: Should U.S. Government Lead By Example?

    With budget woes striking everyone from enterprises to the state and federal government, cost-cutting measures are a hot topic for discussion. The sheer amount of government vehicles presents the opportunity for the federal government to save with solutions that track and monitor fuel use.

  3. U.S. Launches Initiative For Procurement Cybersecurity

    Recent cyberattacks on Target, Neiman Marcus, and others have emphasized the importance of cybersecurity. These types of breeches have occurred in many different ways, including through POS (point of sale) transactions, disabled antivirus/antimalware agents, and social engineering with phishing emails. Attackers constantly seek new vulnerabilities to exploit.

  4. Government IT News For VARs — June 4, 2014

    In the news, the GSA has determined its schedules program to be “very healthy.” Also, The NSF has awarded $15 million in three projects focused on developing, deploying, and testing future Internet architectures.

  5. What VARs Need To Know About Providing Biometrics ID Solutions

    If you provide access control solutions, you are certainly familiar with biometrics identification, but is providing this technology within your company’s capabilities, expandable to other areas of clients’ organizations?

  6. Government IT News For VARs — May 28, 2014

    In the news this week: GSA looks to expand telecom contractors, and a GAO report states federal agencies are losing millions by not having adequate policies to manage software licenses.

  7. Government IT News For VARs — May 21, 2014

    In the news, the Department of Defense released a memorandum that states contractors could be required to reveal cost information if they want to work with the department. Also, an Ohio legislative committee will vote on an “Enhanced” driver license bill, providing for chip and barcode to be added to some driver licenses. 

  8. Data Collection and Mobility News From April 2014

    Each month, Business Solutions reports news on business in the channel. This month in Data Collection and Mobility news, SYNNEX’ MOBILITYSolv group launched its Carrier Service Platform via MasterStream, Datalogic offers a new mobile computer and imager, and BIXOLON introduces a new label printer.

  9. Government IT News For VARs — May 13, 2014

    In this week’s news, the General Services Administration (GSA) expands its contract program to nonfederal entities, the GSA facial recognition contract is awarded, and Heartbleed’s impact on Federal IT is discussed.

  10. Government IT News For VARs — May 1, 2014

    In the news, Gartner lists tech trends that are creating smart government, including mobility, analytics, and cloud. Also, the GSA and DoD are working together on price changes for the GSA Schedule, and California is launching an open data portal.

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