federal cloud

Governments are capitalizing on the cloud

According to the International Data Corporation (IDC), the US government will spend $1.7 billion on private clouds in 2014, with a projected estimate of $7.7 billion for the year 2017. This is not surprising based on the government’s keen interest in the cloud space dating back to the Nebula cloud computing project from NASA in […]

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The importance of a digital strategy for the US government

In today’s interconnected world, we are surrounded by massive amounts of data. Anything we use, maneuver or process utilizes and generates data. Beyond providing the means of propagating digital charisma for Millennials and revolutionizing the method of operation for communications through systems of engagement, this explosion of data is also transforming the way organizations do […]

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A cloud resolution for government leaders

Proposing a New Year’s resolution we can all accomplish: Visit the Federal Cloud Innovation Center.

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Innovations in federal cloud put me on cloud nine

I have longed for some dedicated resources from all parts of IBM, including research that would collaborate with federal agencies and other clients to further the adoption of cloud computing across the government. And it seems that my wishes have come true, as we now have 500 employees aligned to a new center to bring this much-needed innovation. I am of course referring to the IBM Federal Cloud Innovation Center (FCIC) in Washington, DC.

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What FedRAMP approval means for IBM

Last week, a government IT board gave IBM's SmartCloud for Government FedRAMP approval, allowing it to sell cloud technologies into multiple government agencies.

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Can Internet of Things help create a smarter government?

Mac Devine shares his impressions from the Intel Developer Forum as they relate to government, internet of things and cloud computing.

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