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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Category: Cloud


Multi-cloud

Why VMware’s Cloud Foundation is Essential for Your Multi-cloud Adoption

In today’s ever changing landscape of cyber security, big data and squeezed margins, most organizations are wondering how to become more efficient, more profitable and faster without compromising their data or security. For many of these organizations, cloud adoption is the easy answer. Cloud offers a quick way to access company data from anywhere – […]

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TechSource Editor

May 4, 2021

Cloud  •  From TechSource Editor  •  IT Modernization

Business outcomes using AI

How to Deliver Mission and Business Outcomes Using AI

Today’s organizations are creating enormous amounts of data every minute and need a way to not just organize it but to also understand where it’s going, how it is moving and what it all means to their business. Understanding and being able to process your data and glean insights into how to improve workflows and […]

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TechSource Editor

April 20, 2021

Cloud  •  IT Modernization

Cloud Technology Dell EMS VxRail

How to Future-Proof Your Cloud Technology Using Dell EMC’s VxRail

For most organizations wanting to move over to the cloud (72% of companies, in fact), the list of challenges seem daunting. The most common challenges are determining the starting point, figuring out what to do with their legacy technology and ensuring security – not to mention also needing to solve for the complexity issue for […]

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TechSource Editor

Collaboration technology video conference

How Business Collaboration Technology Should Work in 2021

The way we work has changed. Teams are no longer all working out of the same location or keeping to a standard 9-5 workday. Remote work, dispersed teams and 24×7 connectivity are the new norm as are expectations of a consumer-like experience with business applications. Collaboration efforts aren’t as easy as gathering everyone in a […]

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Jim Smid, CTO, Logan Gaffney, Technical Director of Collaboration and Anthony Wurtele, Collaboration Architect

March 9, 2021

Cloud  •  Collaboration  •  Managed Services

AWARE contact tracing

Solving Healthcare Data Privacy Issues with the Contact Tracing Technology You Didn’t Know Existed and Absolutely Need

It’s no secret that the coronavirus pandemic shattered the life of normalcy we once knew. With over 52 million cases and over 1 million deaths caused by the COVID-19 virus worldwide by November, healthcare workers, epidemiologists, country leaders and medical experts have been scrambling to scale their efforts to find a cure – or at […]

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TechSource Editor

December 8, 2020

Cloud  •  Mobility + End User Devices  •  Telehealth

Flash Poll Takeaways | Dell Technologies, Intel | VMware

Measuring Government’s Cloud Progress

Cloud has become a key element of digital transformation for many organizations. There is plenty of talk around benefits of and need for cloud, but what is the reality of cloud usage in government agencies? Government Business Council (GBC) polled a random sample of government employees to gauge developments in cloud. This survey includes feedback […]

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Rob Chee and Troy Massey

November 3, 2020

Cloud  •  IT Modernization

VMworld Takeaways

VMworld 2020: The Headlining Topics You Should Write Home About

VMworld is an annual conference put on by Iron Bow’s partner company, VMware. The 2020 conference from September 29 – October 1 was the first time the company has taken its annual event completely virtual. In addition to the slick interface and user-friendliness of the virtual event platform, VMware also brought a tsunami of content […]

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Troy Massey

October 6, 2020

Cloud  •  Cyber Security  •  Data Center  •  IT Modernization  •  Networking

Global Enterprise Fabric | NetApp

GEF: The Fabric of Your Application Delivery

Part of maintaining the warfighter’s position of strength is keeping them digitally connected.  This requires constant delivery of new applications and features yet, rolling out digital applications requires training, procuring, installing, configuring and maintaining hardware to support these modern applications.  This traditional, hardware-centric model slows down the transformation process at Army installations around the world. […]

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TechSource Editor

September 22, 2020

Cloud  •  Networking

cloud technology | Dell Technologies | Intel | VMware

Key Takeaways from ‘Putting Cloud Smart into Practice: Lessons from the Frontlines’ Webinar

As federal agencies work to fulfill their critical missions from home during the COVID-19 pandemic, the cloud, with its scalability, reliability and security, has become increasingly important in allowing government to in a cost effective manner. On May 20, Iron Bow Technologies, in collaboration with Intel, Dell, and VMware, hosted a webinar titled “Putting Cloud […]

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Troy Massey & Rob Chee

June 23, 2020

Cloud  •  Cyber Security

Intel Partner

The CTO Perspective: Intel’s Partner Summit

The Virtual Intel® Partner Connect was an online summit hosted on May 20 and 21, which provided access to Intel’s executive leadership, subject matter experts, product priorities, information about key technology trends and the programs and tools that partners could use to help grow their business. The two-day online event was loaded with different sessions […]

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Jim Smid

June 16, 2020

Cloud  •  IT Modernization

Hewlet Packard Enterprises | HPE

Paradigm Shift: From Data Centers to the Rugged Edge

When a federal employee takes a trip out into the field to collect data—whether that is water and soil samples or sensitive data on the movements of troops—they need to get those datasets processed and analyzed as quickly as possible. Most federal agencies, however, are operating with their computing power housed in traditional core data […]

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Bill Burnham

April 29, 2020

Cloud  •  Data Center

Jim Smid | IronTarget

Showing Your Cloud Smarts

The federal government has shifted the focus from “Cloud First” to “Cloud Smart.” What this means for agencies is it is no longer enough to check a box and say “we’re using Cloud” (really, that was never enough). Today, organizations have to be able to explain and justify their cloud strategy showing that efficiencies are […]

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TechSource Editor

April 8, 2020

Cloud

On target - how to successfully implement a cloud smart strategy

Cloud Smart in Practice: How Agency Leaders Are Enabling Cloud Success

Across the government, the Federal Cloud Computing Strategy—better known these days as Cloud Smart—is transforming the ways government agencies work, utilize data and serve constituents. In an April 1 webcast featuring Iron Bow Technologies, Dell Technologies, Intel and government partners, experts weighed in on Cloud Smart’s impact on their digital transformation. As government organizations undergo […]

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Troy Massey

April 8, 2020

Cloud