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Cloud Infrastructure, Infrastructure

What is a cloud architect? A vital role for success in the cloud

June 19, 2018

Via: CIO

What is a cloud architect? Cloud architects are responsible for managing the cloud computing architecture in an organization, especially as cloud technologies grow increasingly complex. Cloud computing architecture encompasses everything involved with cloud computing, including the front-end platforms, servers, storage, […]


Federal, Policy

Senate rejects Trump’s plan to lift ZTE export ban

June 19, 2018

Via: ArsTechnica

The US Senate on Monday voted to block implementation of a settlement that would lift a sweeping ban on US technology being exported to ZTE. The export ban, which the Trump administration imposed on ZTE in April, amounts to a […]


Networking Security, Operations Security, Security

The President Is Missing… a few finer points on how the cyber works in this novel

June 18, 2018

Via: ArsTechnica

If you hadn’t heard, former President William Jefferson Clinton and well-established mass-production author James Patterson have collaborated on a novel titled The President Is Missing. The book is a political cyber-thriller of sorts, the second such book from a member […]


Mobility, Tech

Google’s Datally app adds more ways to limit mobile data usage

June 18, 2018

Via: Tech Crunch

In November, Google introduced Datally, a data-saving app largely aimed at emerging markets where users often rely on prepaid SIM cards, and don’t have access to all-you-can-eat unlimited data plans. The app lets users granularly control which apps can use […]


Applications, Infrastructure

DHS tried to take 5 legacy IT programs agile. Here’s what happened

June 18, 2018

Via: FCW

When it comes to IT acquisition, the Department of Homeland Security wants what most every agency wants: to get things done faster, cheaper and with more oversight. William Pratt, the director of strategic technology management in DHS’ Office of the […]


Infrastructure, Networking

What to expect now that AT&T officially owns Time Warner

June 15, 2018

Via: ArsTechnica

AT&T yesterday completed its acquisition of Time Warner Inc., two days after a federal judge ruled against a Department of Justice (DOJ) attempt to block the deal. The DOJ could still appeal the ruling, but it agreed not to seek […]


Federal, Policy

Congress, GAO signal OTA oversight

June 15, 2018

Via: FCW

In the wake of Oracle’s successful protest of a $950 million “other transaction authority” award by the Army to REAN Cloud, House appropriators are putting the Defense Department on notice that they’ll be keeping a close eye on future OTA […]


Cloud Infrastructure, Infrastructure

OMB drafts new ‘Cloud Smart’ strategy

June 14, 2018

Via: FCW

It has been seven years since the Office of Management and Budget issued its Cloud First approach to help agencies move to the cloud. Under the guidance of Trump administration, OMB has spent a year consulting with agencies and now […]


Infrastructure, Networking, Wireless Infrastructure

NYC advances citywide 5G deployment with call to vendors

June 14, 2018

Via: StateScoop

New York City’s Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications, or DOITT, is accepting proposals from firms to work with the city on installing 5G mobile internet technology to provide better coverage for residents. The winning firms will become franchisees of […]


Federal, Policy

Supreme Court hands Trump win in China antitrust case

June 14, 2018

Via: CNBC – Top News

The U.S. Supreme Court sided with the Trump administration and against China on Thursday on a disputed aspect of their fraught trade relationship, throwing out a lower court ruling that had allowed two Chinese vitamin C makers to escape $148 […]