Hosted Collaboration Solutions for Government (HCS-G).

Iron Bow’s HCS-G, powered by Cisco, is a FedRAMP Authorized cloud-based collaboration service built to help you improve communication capabilities, empower your mobile workforce, meet cloud-first mandates and maintain stringent security standards. Check out this video and see how we can help your agency overcome key IT and business challenges.

See what VDI can do for your agency.

The case for Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) has never been stronger. Agencies are looking for better approaches to securing and managing end-user devices. Check out this infographic and see what’s driving the interest in VDI solutions—and what concerns are slowing agencies down.

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Bridging IT Budgets and Agency Needs With Automation: Where to Start

A five percent reduction in spending is expected in the coming year, despite increasing technology demands. Technology is essential to nearly every federal government priority, from helping our warfighters identify the safest, most effective path to accomplish their missions to enabling the average citizen to take advantage of government services. With inevitable budget cuts, IT […]

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Ryan Wolfe

February 6, 2019

Networking

How Standardizing RMF Will Create Value for the Military

Imagine you work at a manufacturing company. The company is divided into four separate divisions that produce different products, using the same equipment. The CEO develops a set of controls to make sure that each piece of equipment used in manufacturing products is safe and efficient. One division decides to modernize its processes before the […]

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Brent White

January 3, 2019

Cyber Security  •  Networking

Cloud Migration Doesn’t Have to be a Headache

Understaffed, budget-challenged federal agencies know a move to the cloud is going to be necessary to maintain agency efficiency. But with all the options out there, from private, public and hybrid clouds to off-premises and on-premises offerings, it is difficult to determine what will work best for your specific needs. Let’s take a look at […]

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Troy Massey

December 18, 2018

Cloud  •  IT Modernization

Banding Together to Modernize the Federal Workplace

“Going to work” no longer means commuting to a physical place of work, an office building, with a desk. Today’s workers expect to be mobile, productive on the go and able to work in the field thanks to mobile technologies and secure network connections. They demand cutting-edge technology—the latest in tablets, high performance processors and […]

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TechSource Editor

December 11, 2018

IT Modernization  •  Mobility + End User Devices

Automation: Redefining Cyber Protection

According to Gartner’s Innovation Insight for Security Orchestration, Automation and Response report, organizations struggle to keep up with the vast number of new cyber security attacks because they’re too often utilizing manual processes to combat breaches. In the United States alone, cyber security incidents skyrocketed over the last five years. In 2012, about 419 million […]

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Ryan Wolfe

November 26, 2018

Cyber Security

Cloud Smarter, Not Harder

There’s no question that cloud is an enabler of digital transformation. Spending 80 percent of IT budgets to support legacy systems, as reported by the Office of Personnel Management, is not providing the resources agencies need to modernize. Legacy systems not only hinder innovation but also security. In fact, 85 percent of federal IT leaders […]

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Grimt Habtemariam

October 30, 2018

Cloud  •  IT Modernization

AI Will Power the Future—Are You Ready?

By 2019, 40 percent of all digital transformation initiatives will be enabled by AI. AI is already a part of most people’s daily lives; from dynamically pricing Uber trips and making Google maps route decisions to tagging friends on Facebook and setting FICO scores to determine our credit worthiness. While there are many applications of […]

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Steve Heibein

October 23, 2018

Big Data & Analytics  •  Cyber Security

RMF and the Evolution of Cyber Security Frameworks

Government cyber security regulation isn’t new, but it is constantly changing. Nearly a decade after the first relatively static cyber security standards were introduced in 2006, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) set out to develop a continuous process for networks security with the Department of Defense  (DoD) Information Assurance Certification and Accreditation […]

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Rob Chee

October 18, 2018

Cyber Security  •  IT Modernization

Don’t Ignore the Cryptominer in the Coalmine: What You Need to Know About the Biggest Cyber Threat Trend of 2018

While the market value of cryptocurrencies has recently experienced a downturn, there’s no denying its exponential growth, peaking at over $700 billion in early 2018. While investors have seen the value in cryptocurrency, so have bad actors and cyber criminals looking to take advantage of this emerging trend. Cryptomining attacks are relatively lucrative, simple to […]

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Rob Chee

October 16, 2018

Cyber Security

Collaboration Is One of Cloud’s Greatest Benefits—Here’s How to Make It Work

For years, the mantra powering federal cloud migration was cutting costs. While cloud environments do generate savings, an attractive benefit to cash-strapped IT departments, there’s much more to cloud computing. One even more important benefit to government is the ability to collaborate. It used to be that data was relatively static. Data in the cloud […]

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Anna Parker

September 19, 2018

Cloud  •  Collaboration  •  IT Modernization