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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How Organizations Can Kickstart Plans for the New Hybrid Workplace

Prior to March 2020, the number of workers who were either exclusively remote or had the option to occasionally work from home was growing, but slowly. Then, the COVID-19 pandemic hit. Seemingly overnight, almost all employees that could work remotely were instructed to stay home to work for the foreseeable future. No matter what happens […]

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Francesca El Attrash-Ukaejiofo

March 31, 2022

Collaboration  •  Digitization + IoT

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How to Map Out a Winning Multi-Cloud Strategy

Assessing your agency’s current IT environment is a huge undertaking. But that doesn’t even cover the work that remains once your thorough assessment is complete. After vetting your current IT environment and the number of apps and workloads your agency has, as well as where they live, it’s critical to take the time to draw […]

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Darren Pulsipher

March 10, 2022


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A Better Approach to Securing the Hybrid Workforce

The shift to remote work has been dramatic in its scope. According to Pew Research, 71 percent of Americans were working from home by December 2020, versus 20 percent pre-pandemic. Most people would like it to stay that way. A Gallup poll found 60 percent of respondents say they’d prefer to continue working remotely in […]

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Rob Chee, Director of Cybersecurity Practice, Iron Bow & Peter Romness, Cybersecurity Principal, U.S. Public CTO Office, Cisco

February 3, 2022

Cloud  •  Cyber Security

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4 Ways to Ensure Teamwork Without Boundaries In Government

Since the Biden administration released its June 10 memo (endorsing maximum telework flexibilities and encouraging agencies to pursue hybrid work policies) there has been much discussion concerning the balance of in-person vs. remote work for optimal collaboration. Telework has been around in the Federal Government for at least 20 years. Prior to the pandemic, remote […]

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Mark Hodge

December 20, 2021

Collaboration  •  Mobility + End User Devices

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The Key to Ensuring Hybrid Cloud Success? Starting With the Workloads

There are many reasons why multiple cloud strategies or “hybrid cloud” are taking off across organizations, especially the Federal Government. With all the benefits hybrid cloud has to offer, however, agencies must ensure these investments don’t’ proliferate out of their control, leading to cloud sprawl, eroding cost efficiencies, decreased security, and poor performance. So how […]

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Stephen Smith

December 19, 2021


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5 Reasons Why Cloud Repatriation Is the Next Best Step

Today, many organizations are operating across multiple clouds. In a recent survey commissioned by Dell Technologies, Vanson Bourne found that 74% of organizations had either fully completed or were making significant investments in multi-cloud environments. These multi-cloud strategies are taking off for many reasons, particularly across the Federal Government. One of those reasons can be […]

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Stephen Smith

December 17, 2021


Iron Bow Healthcare Launches New Website

Learn How Iron Bow Healthcare is Making Waves in Digital Health

We’re excited to announce that Iron Bow Healthcare Solutions has a whole new look and feel to our website. For our customers across all health systems, including government, this means a better navigation experience and quicker understanding of how we help our clients build sustainable digital health programs, strengthen the continuum of care, and enhance […]

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Francesca El Attrash-Ukaejiofo

November 16, 2021

Digital Health  •  What We Do Matters

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How the DoD Is Using AI to Drive Intelligence at the Edge

As warfare becomes increasingly digital, the Department of Defense (DoD) is doubling down on efforts to effectively scale and operate artificial intelligence (AI). To enable a wide range of business cases and mission success with AI, it is imperative that the right data, technology, infrastructure, and expertise are available. However, for data scientists especially, the […]

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James Ebeler and Matt Dawson

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How Government Networks Can Prepare for a Post-COVID World

It goes without saying that the coronavirus pandemic not only posed significant challenges to Federal IT but also renewed a sense of urgency to embrace telework and cloud applications. Now, with increasingly distributed workforces, more IoT devices, and more operational complexity than ever before, Federal IT teams and network administrators are experiencing even more difficulties […]

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Aaron Tragle

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The Hybrid Work Experience

As we navigate the new normal, many organizations are embracing a balance of in-office and remote work for their teams.  A recent Gartner CFO Survey reveals 74% of organizations intend to shift some employees to remote work permanently. This combination of in-office and remote work creates an opportunity to assess the changes that have impacted […]

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Jeff Tillery

September 7, 2021


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