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Industry News

DoD Cloud Spending Surge Ahead

C4ISR and Networks - March 31, 2014

Amazon Cloud Receives DoD Security Stamp Of Approval

Government Computer News - March 27, 2014

DoD Approves Four Cloud Solutions For Department-Wide Use

Federal Computer Week - March 27, 2014

DoD Expects to Add Nine Commercial Cloud Providers

Federal Computer Week - March 13, 2014

How To Lock Down Data in Use And In The Cloud

Government Computer News - March 12, 2014

FedRAMP: Keeping Up With Changing Cloud Security Standards

Federal Computer Week - January 27, 2014

Pentagon Officials Prioritizing Eight IT Initiatives

Washington Post - January 27, 2014

Industry Group Advocates Linking Cloud, Cybersecurity Planning

Government Computer News - January 22, 2014

DISA Piloting DoD Cloud Security Model

Federal Computer Week - January 21, 2014

IT Infrastructure: The Role of the Cloud

Federal Computer Week - January 21, 2014

Intelligence Community Builds Cloud Infrastructure

Federal Computer Week - September 9, 2013

New Program Could Foil Hackers in the Cloud

Government Computer News - July 26, 2013

DISA Postpones $427M Cloud Services Buy

Defense Systems - July 24, 2013

GSA Tightens Scrutiny on FedRAMP Assessors

Federal Computer Week - July 23, 2013

Halvorsen: DISA Cloud Contract Will Simplify Things

Signal Magazine - July 18, 2013

Feds Trace Path to the Cloud

Federal Computer Week - July 10, 2013

Protecting Data in the Cloud

MIT News - July 2, 2013

New Encryption Method Promises End-to-End Cloud Security

Government Computer News - June 13, 2013

Amazon Becoming a Force in Government Cloud Services

Government Computer News - June 10, 2013

30 Years Of Accumulation: A Timeline Of Cloud Computing

Government Computer News - May 30, 2013

Defense Cloud Contract Open To Competition Again

Federal Computer Week - May 28, 2013

NARA Lashes 3 Clouds Together To Move Users To Google Apps

Government Computer News - May 24, 2013

New Risk On The Block: Bring Your Own Cloud

Government Computer News - May 23, 2013

Salesforce.com Optimizes Mobile Apps For Government

Government Computer News - May 23, 2013

In the Near Future, 'Cloud Computing' Will Just be 'Computing'

Government Computer News - April 25, 2013

Secretary of the Navy's Site Now on Amazon Cloud

Federal Computer Week - April 17, 2013

Free Cloud Storage is Tempting, But is the Price Too High?

Government Computer News - April 8, 2013

Cloud Computing Hinders Data Deletion

Financial Times - March 20, 2013

Sources: Amazon and CIA Ink Cloud Deal

Federal Computer Week - March 18, 2013

Navy Finds Billions Of Dollars In Under-The-Radar IT Expenses

Federal News Radio - February 18, 2013

Section 508 Compliance Doesn't Get Lost In The Cloud

Government Computer News - February 14, 2013

Amazon Sets Up E-Notification For Cloud-Based Database Service

Government Computer News - February 12, 2013

Authentication With Cloud, BYOD: It's Complicated

Government Computer News - February 8, 2013

Converged Tech to Unify Branch Offices, Data Centers, Public Clouds

Government Computer News - February 1, 2013

DoD Information Technology Evolves Toward Cloud Computing

U.S. Department of Defense - January 14, 2013

Oregon Rides Cloud To Statewide Records Management System

Government Computer News - January 9, 2013

Navy CIO: $100 Million in Savings Realized

Fed Scoop - December 7, 2012

Mobile, Cloud Poised for Growth in 2013

Federal Computer Week - December 5, 2012

Where Does Privacy Figure Into FTC Data Discussions?

Federal Computer Week - December 4, 2012

Data-Driven Government's Goal: Personalized Service

Government Computer News - November 26, 2012

5 Tech Priorities For The New Administration

Government Computer News - November 6, 2012

How to Successfully Move Email to the Cloud

Government Computer News - November 2, 2012

Should You Trust Disaster Recovery to the Cloud?

Federal Computer Week - October 26, 2012

What Agencies Can Learn From Google's Data Center Secrets

Government Computer News - October 26, 2012

Budget Shortfalls Driving CIOs' Priorities

Federal News Radio - October 17, 2012

5 Cloud Business Benefits

Wired - October 16, 2012

Cloud Computing: Here We Go Again

ZDNet - October 10, 2012

Intelligence Community Cloud Coming Online in Early 2013

Federal News Radio - October 10, 2012

One-Stop Cloud Marketplace Open for Feds

Government Computer News - September 18, 2012

Cloud Computing Leaves the Hype Behind

Washington Technology - September 17, 2012

Government's 7 Top Challenges to Embracing the Cloud

Government Computer News - September 11, 2012

How Cloud Technology can Simplify BYOD

Federal Computer Week - September 11, 2012

Navigating the 'Unholy' Matrimony of Mobile and Cloud

Government Computer News - August 31, 2012

Survey: People Fake Understanding the Cloud (Even on First Dates)

Government Computer News - August 29, 2012

GSA Schedules Twitter Chat for Cloud Broker Idea

Federal Computer Week - August 22, 2012

First Step to the Cloud – Virtualization – Can be a Doozy

Government Computer News - July 23, 2012

Budgets, Security Mean Big Changes

Signal Magazine - July 1, 2012

5 Ways The Public Cloud Can Go Wrong For DoD Agencies

Government Computer News - June 18, 2012

Google Apps For Gov Saves How Much in Energy Costs?

Government Computer News - June 18, 2012

A Secure Key Drive You Can Operate From The Cloud

Government Computer News - June 8, 2012

NIST Guide Explains Cloud in Plain Terms

Government Computer News - May 30, 2012

'Cloud First' Giving Way to 'Mobile First'

Government Computer News - May 8, 2012

Are Your Apps Ready for the Public Cloud?

Government Computer News - May 4, 2012

Halvorsen: Acquisition Regulations Aren't the Problem

Fierce Government IT - May 3, 2012

Agencies Could Save Twice as Much on Cloud, Survey Says

Government Computer News - April 27, 2012

How Cloud Storage Could Catch Up With Big Data

Federal Computer Week - April 17, 2012

HP Expands Its Cloud For Government

Government Computer News - April 11, 2012

What Cloud Computing Needs to Take the Next Step

Government Computer News - April 4, 2012

How to Secure the Cloud

GovInfoSecurity.com - March 29, 2012

5 Reasons You'll Have a Personal Cloud by 2014

Government Computer News - March 15, 2012

Intelligence Analysis Benefits Big From Cloud Computing

Federal Computer Week - March 14, 2012

Microsoft Building a Government Community Cloud

Government Computer News - March 2, 2012

Navy Says All IT Options Open

Defense Systems - February 24, 2012

A Fast Lane to the Cloud

Federal Computer Week - January 17, 2012

Is Social Security Headed for the Cloud?

Washington Technology - January 11, 2012

Defense Bill Threatens Data Center, Enterprise Email Efforts

Federal Computer Week - December 20, 2011

5 Ways to Benefit from NIST's Cloud Road Map Now

Government Computer News - December 2, 2011

How Open-Source Can Improve Cloud Security

Government Computer News - November 16, 2011

NIST releases 'Bible of Cloud Implementation'

Government Computer News - November 4, 2011

Federal CIO Says FedRAMP to be Mandatory

Government Computer News - November 2, 2011

NIST Goes Public With Cloud Computing Tech Road Map

Government Computer News - November 2, 2011

Interior Wants to Take 88,000 E-mail Users to the Cloud

Government Computer News - October 31, 2011

DISA Plans a New Step Toward DoD Cloud

Federal Computer Week - October 26, 2011

At DHS, a 'True-Cloud' is Launched

Government Computer News - October 18, 2011

GSA Wins Race to the E-mail Cloud

Government Computer News - October 18, 2011

Military Ponders Private Cloud Services

Defense Systems - October 12, 2011

Cloud Caveat: Responsibility Cannot be Outsourced

Government Computer News - September 30, 2011

Amazon's Cloud Services get Approval Under FISMA

Government Computer News - September 16, 2011

How to Make the Cloud a Data Cupboard

Federal Computer Week - September 12, 2011

DoD Targets new Security Approaches for the Cloud

Federal Computer Week - August 19, 2011

Amazon Unveils Cloud Tailored for Government Agencies

Government Computer News - August 17, 2011

Migration to Cloud Won't Happen Without Leadership

Federal Computer Week - August 8, 2011

How to Secure Data in Cloud? Stick With it Like Glue

Government Computer News - July 15, 2011

Navy Embraces Cloud Computing

Fierce Government IT - July 13, 2011

Cloud Security Fears Outweigh Savings, But Perhaps Not For Long

Government Computer News - July 8, 2011

In The Cloud, Security is Easy, Perfection is Impossible

Government Computer News - June 22, 2011

How to be a Cloud

Federal Computer Week - June 17, 2011

Budget Crunch Hits Navy Info-Tech Programs

National Defense Magazine - June 10, 2011

NOAA Moving Email to Google's Cloud

Federal Computer Week - June 10, 2011

DARPA Seeks to Build Attack-Resistant Secure Cloud

Government Computer News - May 18, 2011

Military Not Prepared For Agencywide Cloud Computing, CIO Says

Government Computer News - April 21, 2011

Without Architecture, Cloud is a House of Cards

Government Computer News - April 18, 2011

Next Step in The Cloud: Financial Systems

Government Computer News - April 7, 2011

Need Data Fast in the Battlespace? Cloud has it Covered.

Government Computer News - April 5, 2011

In New Cyber Battle, Info is the Goal, 'Stupid' is an Enemy

Government Computer News - March 30, 2011

Where Web Access is Limited, Wireless Cloud Comes Into Play

Government Computer News - March 21, 2011

VA Considers Moving Email to the Cloud

Washington Technology - February 28, 2011

DARPA Looks to Boost Tactical Networks with Cloud

Defense Systems - February 22, 2011

Administration Releases Federal Cloud Strategy

Government Computer News - February 14, 2011

Desktop Virtualization Offers Benefits Now

Signal Magazine - January 1, 2011

NATO, IBM Working to Show Merits of IT Integration in the Cloud

Government Computer News - December 22, 2010

NASA Lab: Cloud is Safe for Mission-Critical Data

Government Computer News - December 15, 2010

Thinking Of A Private Cloud? Government Gets An Expanding Choice

Government Computer News - November 2, 2010

Apps.gov to Add Storage, Virtualization and Web Hosting Services

Government Computer News - October 20, 2010

Military Makes Steady Progress on Cloud Conversion

Defense Systems - August 11, 2010

11 Ways to Boost Cloud Adoption in Government

Federal Computer Week - July 21, 2010

The Key Concepts of Cloud Computing

Computerworld - July 1, 2010

The March to the Cloud Reaches a Turning Point

Government Computer News - June 4, 2010

GSA Readies Acquisition of Cloud Infrastructure Services

Government Computer News - April 22, 2010

Federal Cloud Computing Just Got Easier

Government Computer News - April 8, 2010

SPAWAR Technologist Evaluates Pros and Cons of Cloud

Defense Systems - February 25, 2010

Microsoft to Open Government-Only Dedicated Cloud Facility

Government Computer News - February 24, 2010

Feds Could Get Access to Advanced Cloud-Computing Technologies

Washington Technology - February 5, 2010

Governments Weigh the Pros and Cons of Private Clouds

Washington Technology - January 19, 2010

DOE Uses Cloud Computing for Science, CIO Says

Federal Computer Week - December 10, 2009

Analysts Predict Feds Could Save Big Money with Cloud Computing

Government Computer News - October 21, 2009

Adapting to Cloud Requires Agility, Flexibility

Federal Computer Week - October 15, 2009

DISA Ramps Up Cloud-Computing Platform

Washington Technology - October 5, 2009

Cloud Computing

CHIPS Articles: 18   News: 10   Policy: 2   Resources: 1   All: 31
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Enterprise Mobility and Cloud Service Pilot Project Governance

DON CIO Memo - August 1, 2013

This memo states that any organization planning to initiate a new Enterprise Mobility or Cloud Service pilot must submit an enterprise information technology standard business case analysis (BCA), or an abbreviated BCA, justifying the initiative to the appropriate approving authority.

Update to DON Approach to Cloud Computing

DON CIO Memo - June 6, 2013

This memo cancels DON CIO memo of April 1, 2013, "DON Approach to Cloud Computing," and provides updated DON policy on cloud computing.


SECNAV Portal Using Commercial Cloud Services Operational

September 9, 2013

The first Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) portal hosted in a commercial cloud environment is now operational. This portal is the result of a pilot program between the Department of the Navy Assistant for Administration (DON/AA), the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command Systems Center Atlantic team and Amazon Web Services (AWS).

Submit BCA to Initiate Enterprise Mobility or Cloud Service Pilots

August 1, 2013

On July 31, 2013, the Department of the Navy Chief Information Officer released the memo, "Enterprise Mobility and Cloud Service Pilot Project Governance," which states that any organization planning to initiate a new Enterprise Mobility (EM) or Cloud Service pilot must submit an enterprise information technology standard business case analysis (BCA), or an abbreviated BCA, justifying the initiative to the appropriate ...

DON IT Conference Sessions Offered Via DCO

April 22, 2013

The DON IT Conference, East Coast 2013 will not be held in Virginia Beach this year due to budget and travel restrictions. As a result, several sessions will be held virtually via Defense Connect Online (DCO). The AFCEA/USNI Joint Warfighting Conference scheduled for May 14-16, 2013, at the Virginia Beach Convention Center will still take place. Several senior DON and DoD leaders are scheduled to appear as speakers and ...

What is Cloud Computing?

April 8, 2013

You’ve heard the term and seen the ads on TV, but what does "cloud computing" mean, and why is the Department of the Navy talking about it?

Enabling Business Transformation "On the Go"

by Dan DelGrosso and Mike Hernon - April 20, 2012

Increasing the ability to conduct business on the go, away from a traditional office or desktop environment, can be a key enabler of the Department of the Navy's business transformation process. Arming DON personnel with access to the department's knowledge base regardless of their location will improve effectiveness in any new or improved business process.

Negotiating Contracts for Cloud-Based Software

by Gretchen Kwashnik - January 12, 2012

The federal government's "cloud first" policy, as part of the Federal Chief Information Officer's "25 Point Implementation Plan to Reform Federal Information Technology Management," requires federal agencies to consider cloud computing before making new IT investments and to move at least three applications to the cloud by May 2012.

Department of the Navy in Good Company in IT Efficiencies Way Ahead

by Jessica Pelenberg - November 21, 2011

As the quest for cost saving efficiencies rages on, three government officials spoke about the challenges their organizations are facing and their plans to tackle them at the Fifth Annual C5ISR Government and Industry Partnership Conference held Nov. 16, in Charleston, S.C.

Message From the DON CIO: Changing the IT Business Model

by Terry Halvorsen - July 24, 2011

The Department of the Navy must change the way it manages its business information technology (IT) systems. It is the reality of these fiscally constrained times; and frankly, it is the right thing to do as good stewards of taxpayer money.

Security for Cloud Computing

by Christopher Perry - May 14, 2010

Achieving and maintaining information dominance will require continuous and timely advances in both technology and operational processes. Cloud computing is one such rapidly emerging area of technology and operations that the Department of the Navy is already planning for and beginning to pilot. To achieve information dominance, it is vital that all new technologies and processes, such as cloud computing, be thoroughly ...

Has the Use of E-Mail Peaked?

by Brian Burns - November 9, 2009

Historically, each generation expands the use of the communication inventions from the previous generation. Communication has evolved from cave drawings and carvings, to smoke signals and music (such as drumbeats, chants and yodeling); to written inscriptions; to letters distributed by foot, horseback, ships and railroad. Morse code revolutionized communication through the telegraph and line-of-sight light flashes.

CHIPS Magazine

DON IT Policy Roundup

by DON Enterprise IT Policy & Communications - April-June 2014 - April-June 2014

Marine Corps Systems Command - "Equipping the Warfighter to Win"

by Marine Corps Systems Command - Web Only 0 - March 6, 2014

Information Systems and Infrastructure Team Receive DON IT Awards

DON Virtualization Policy to Provide Cost Savings, Enhanced Security

by Randy Darrow - January-March 2014 - January-March 2014

Enterprise Computing Power

by DON Enterprise IT Policy & Communications - January-March 2014 - January-March 2014

New DON IT policies aim to reduce costs and improve cybersecurity

Rear Admiral Matthew L. Klunder

by CHIPS Magazine - January-March 2014 - January-March 2014

Chief of Naval Research Director, Test and Evaluation and Technology Requirements

NIST October Workshop to Explore Intersection of Cloud Computing and Mobility

by NIST Tech Beat - Web Only 0 - September 5, 2013

Save the Date: Oct. 1-3, 2013

DON to Virtualize Servers and Server-Based Systems/Applications - July 31, 2013

by DON Enterprise IT Policy and Communications Team - Web Only 0 - July 31, 2013

Best Practices for Negotiating Cloud-Based Software Contracts

by Floyd Groce and Tom Crawford - July-September 2013 - July-September 2013

Smart buying with DoD ESI saves money — eliminates headaches later

Cloud Computing Solutions Make Great Strides in the DON and DoD

by Heather Rutherford - July-September 2013 - July-September 2013

Department of the Navy issues cloud computing policy

DON IT Conference East Coast 2013 Virtual Connection - May 9, 2013

by DON IT Enterprise Communications Team - Web Only 0 - March 19, 2013

Updated DCO sessions links

DISA Achieves Initial Operational Capability as DoD Enterprise Cloud Service Broker - April 17, 2013

by Defense Information Systems Agency - Web Only 0 - April 17, 2013

A Message from the DON CIO

by Terry Halvorsen - April-June 2013 - April-June 2013

Adapting and Overcoming Resistance to Change in an Evolving IT World

Cmdr. Sean O'Brien

by CHIPS Magazine - April-June 2013 - April-June 2013

Naval Education and Training Command Deputy Chief Information Officer

New Department of the Navy IT Policies Signed

by DON Enterprise IT Policy and Communications Team - April-June 2013 - April-June 2013

Robert Scott Jack II

by CHIPS Magazine - April-June 2013 - April-June 2013

Deputy Director, Deputy Chief Information Officer (CIO) for Command, Control, Communications and Computers (C4) Headquarters, Marine Corps

Cloud Computing Coming Soon

by Heather Rutherford - October-December 2012 - October-December 2012

Robert J. Carey

by CHIPS Magazine - October-December 2012 - October-December 2012

Department of Defense Principal Deputy Chief Information Officer

Navy Data Center Consolidation

by CHIPS Magazine - Web Only 0 - May 3, 2012

Empowering innovation and capturing lessons learned


Fast Facts

March 14, 2012

The Fast Fact series provides pithy facts and news briefs about Department of the Navy IT initiatives, business transformation efforts and success stories.