Featured Government Content

  1. DISA Releases “Best Practices” Guide For Cloud Migration

    The Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) has released a best practices guide designed to help Defense Department (DoD) “cloud mission owners” migrate to the cloud.

  2. Looking For An Outdoor Hotspot Option For An IT Solution? Consider Smart Garbage Cans

    New York City may be converting solar-powered smart trash cans into Wi-Fi hotspots, particularly in under-served neighborhoods, according to Popular Science.

  3. New Throwable Cameras Provide Innovative Tool For Law Enforcement

    Bounce Imaging, founded by an MIT alumnus in 2012, is helping law enforcement assess danger in unseen areas with its new device, the Explorer. Now, the Boston-based startup will be deploying 100 of the new gadgets to police departments nationwide, and it aims to expand to first responders and other security clients in the near future, according to MIT News. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  4. Government IT Clients’ Fleets Can Be Managed With Mobile Apps

    With increasing pressure being placed on government agencies to increase efficiency and reduce costs, many are turning to smartphone-based apps to manage vehicle fleets.

  5. How Adding Digital Signage Increases Opportunities For VARs

    While digital signage may be prominent in areas like New York’s Times Square, it’s also used in markets and niches including education, hospitality, shopping malls and retail stores, hospitals, gyms and spas, houses of worship, and financial institutions. 

  6. Government Leaders Stress IT Industry’s Role In Cybersecurity

    The longevity of effective cybersecurity is dependent on the commercial sector, according to the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).

  7. How Big Data Analytics Can Improve Cybersecurity For Your Government IT Clients

    Government cybersecurity professionals estimate that cyber threats exist on government networks for an average of 16 days before being detected and neutralized, according to a report from MeriTalk.

  8. President Obama's National Cybersecurity Emergency Explained

    IT solutions providers can work with the government and companies to come up with effective solutions to curb and protect against the rising tide of cyber insecurity.

  9. Are DevOps The Best Route For Government Agencies To The Cloud?

    Approximately two-thirds of Feds think DevOps will help agencies transition to the cloud faster and improve IT collaboration and migration speed — but they can’t do it alone. These are the findings of a new study by MeriTalk and underwritten by Accenture Federal Services, titled “The Agile Advantage: Can DevOps Move Cloud to the Fast Lane?”

  10. MeriTalk Launches New FedRAMP 411 Site

    Federal agencies will spend more than $2 billion on cloud services during 2015, and cloud service providers are also spending millions to insure that their products and services are in line with governmental security standards as laid out in the FedRAMP regulations.