Unified Communications Manager Cloud for Government (UCM) – Formerly Hosted Collaboration Solution for Government (HCS-G)

Iron Bow’s UCM (formerly 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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Welcome to Iron Bow's TechSource, a blog about the issues facing the government and industry today and the technologies being adopted to help overcome them.

On the Shoulders of Giants: Our Responsibility Advancing Women in Technology

While contributions may often fly under the radar, women have played an important role in emerging technology, even from the nascent days of computing in the 18th and 19th centuries. In 1757, Nicole-Reine Lepaute (nee Etable de la Brière) was one of a team of “human computers” who worked to predict the date of the […]

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Josie Smoot

March 12, 2020

What We Do Matters

Telehealth Helps Quell the Spread of Coronavirus

As COVID-19, a novel form of the coronavirus, continues to spread across the United States, telehealth may be the best option to treat and protect the most vulnerable populations, including senior citizens and those with underlying conditions. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention urged anyone feeling ill to first seek out remote care by […]

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TechSource Editor

March 11, 2020


Trust No One: Security in the Age of Mobility

The day-to-day life of a federal worker is changing. A federal claims agent processing Medicare requests must access information housed in multiple offices, agencies and devices. A field scientist for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service might need to pull complex data on trout migration trends while in the field, which may be a remote […]

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Rob Chee

February 19, 2020

Cyber Security

Living on the Edge: Where Data Processing Happens in Real Time

For decades, data has been processed in centralized data centers. No matter where that information was collected it had to be sent back to on-premises servers to be analyzed. Even with the advent of such revolutionary technology as cloud computing, processing power has always lived in the data center. That made it difficult for people […]

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Bruce Blaho

February 4, 2020

Cloud  •  Data Center

Better Data Access, Speed, Security and Correlation are Key to the Digital Air Force of the Future

In the military-wide race to innovate and stay ahead, the U.S. Air Force is looking to develop and synchronize the latest agile, dynamic cyber/IT capabilities. Service leaders know the key to achieving digital battlefield success is only through connecting, sharing and learning with industry as well as other service branches, agencies and coalition partners. At […]

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John Odey

January 21, 2020

Cyber Security  •  IT Modernization

Three Ways Agencies are Looking to Innovate in 2020

Two decades ago few could have imagined how advanced technology would become. In the intervening years, we’ve seen our devices get smaller and more powerful, storage move from cumbersome data centers to flexible cloud models and networks speed up faster than anyone could have believed possible. As we move into a new decade, agencies now […]

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Jim Smid

Tele-ICUs Bring Better, Faster Care to the Most Critical Patients

Telemedicine has made incredible strides in bridging the healthcare divide for rural and low-income patients who don’t have regular access to hospitals. But lesser-known is the impact the technology is having in hospitals, especially in intensive care units. Take, for example, a small hospital dealing with reduced staff and funding. With a lack of resources […]

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Dan Klanderman

January 2, 2020


The Jury Is In: Law Firms Need Industry Partners to Harness Technology

Imagine sitting in your lawyer’s office as they are trying to review key documents related to your case, however they cannot access the documents either due to loss of connectivity, data corruption, or other issues. Or you’re an attorney outside a courtroom desperately trying to get into your firm’s document repository archive remotely, but can’t […]

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Craig Limon

December 23, 2019

Managed Services

Don’t Panic! As Long as You Have a Data Recovery Plan in Place

Whether your data resides in a public or private cloud, data center or other storage device, composing a plan to protect and recover data is essential for any organization, especially federal agencies, who could be seen as high value targets for cyber attackers. The federal government reported 35,277 cyber incidents in 2018—a 14 percent increase […]

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Rob Chee

December 9, 2019

Cyber Security

Agencies Take Note: FAA Makes Buying Technology Easier

As the federal government relies more on emerging technology to make operations more efficient and effective, they require the best technology options around. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), as one example, requires the ability to quickly collect, process and understand data on traveler trends, complex flight paths and weather developments.  They  rely on cutting edge […]

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TechSource Editor

December 6, 2019

IT Modernization