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


Shaping the Future of Cloud Adoption

It wasn’t so long ago that the discussion of moving to the cloud was filled with a lot of buzzwords and hype. As federal agencies are transforming and embracing a more digital government, the cloud has played a significant role in increasing efficiency, streamlining data and securely managing workloads. Today, agencies are embracing new cloud […]

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TechSource Editor

June 28, 2016

Cloud

Moving to the Hybrid Cloud: Cost Saving and Increasing Capabilities

During The Public Sector Innovation Conference in Washington, DC last month, federal government leaders came together to discuss the growing need for modern IT services that are efficient, flexible and have the agility to respond to the latest business need, all while reducing IT infrastructure costs and improving security. This is not a new sentiment. […]

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TechSource Editor

June 7, 2016

Cloud  •  Cyber Security  •  Digitization + IoT

Don’t Risk IT! Use FedRAMP Certified Cloud Solutions

Government agencies are faced with a conundrum. They need innovative technology solutions that can keep up with the every changing need of users as they strive for a more digital government. Yet, they can’t put themselves at risk by implementing IT solutions that are not compliant with the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP). […]

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TechSource Editor

May 2, 2016

Cloud  •  Cyber Security

Hyperconverged Infrastructure Gaining in Popularity, Attracting New Players

Cisco’s recent entry in to the hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) space is helping to drive change. HCI, a critical element of next-generation data centers, originally was driven by start-ups and deployed by small and medium-sized businesses in search of faster and easier ways to deploy data center technology. When Cisco purchased Silicon Valley-based, CliQr Technologies, it […]

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TechSource Editor

April 14, 2016

Cloud  •  Data Center

Infographic: The Biggest Headaches in Federal IT for 2016

Did you know that 87 million sensitive or private records have been exposed through data breaches of federal networks since 2006? It’s no wonder that cyber security is the dominant theme of Iron Bow’s new infographic, “The Biggest Headaches in Federal IT for 2016.” According to Iron Bow, preventing cybercrime, securing cloud solutions, incorporating advanced […]

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TechSource Editor

March 14, 2016

Cloud  •  Cyber Security  •  Data Center

2015: A Look Back at the Growth of Collaboration

As 2015 comes to a close, we are looking back at the trends that shaped collaboration and the technologies that support it. This past year, unified collaboration (UC) and unified collaboration as a service (UCaaS) continued to grow in demand as organizations looked at ways to securely protect data while increasing efficiencies and effectiveness. In […]

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TechSource Editor

January 7, 2016

Cloud  •  Collaboration  •  Managed Services

Fed CIOs Look Back at Government IT in 2015

Top government IT leaders, including several federal CIOs, recently gathered for the 5th annual FedTalks to discuss how emerging technologies are increasing effectiveness and efficiencies in government. As 2015 comes to a close, we are highlighting some of the major events and milestones that federal CIOs shared during the event. EPA Shifts Its Culture Ann […]

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TechSource Editor

December 14, 2015

Cloud  •  Cyber Security

Getting Back to Basics: Mobile Communication 101 with Hosted Collaboration

When it comes to communication, things have gotten a little complicated in recent years. In the movie, “He’s Just Not That Into You” from 2009 – the main character played by Drew Barrymore complained about having to check email, voicemail, text, and social media. And she is only trying to connect with one person. Imagine […]

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Ali Din

August 25, 2015

Cloud  •  Collaboration  •  Mobility + End User Devices  •  Wireless

How Will the Internet of Things Impact the Data Center of the Future?

As government agencies and commercial organizations gear up for budget season or embark on long-term planning exercises, one area that many grapple with is the data center. Cloud, SDN, virtualization, mobility—as technologies change and price points for once cost-prohibitive solutions decrease, it can be hard to know what the data center will look like five […]

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Infographic: Loss of Momentum in Fed Cloud Adoption

There is no shortage of opinion on the topic of transitioning government services to the cloud. Despite the cost savings and the potential for more efficient delivery of more services to citizens as well as numerous programs, like FedRAMP, designed to streamline the process, federal CIOs still seem to be struggling with transitioning both data and […]

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TechSource Editor

April 10, 2015

Cloud

PODCAST: IT Investment Insights for Government

As federal agencies prepare to make significant IT investments, one of the biggest challenges they face is keeping up with the fast-pace of innovation. From the Internet of Things (IoE) and big data to cloud computing and mobility, a convergence is happening where all of these technologies, applications and infrastructures are being brought together in […]

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TechSource Editor

March 31, 2015

Big Data & Analytics  •  Cloud  •  Data Center  •  Digitization + IoT  •  IT Modernization

Traps to Avoid When Implementing Cloud

Across government, agencies are imple­menting and utilizing cloud infrastructures that efficiently and effectively deliver services to citizens and transform the business of government. Although cloud is becoming the norm, implementation can still be tricky – and there are pitfalls to avoid when choosing and deploying a cloud service. To help government users avoid these cloud […]

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TechSource Editor

January 16, 2015

Cloud

PODCAST: Government Cloud Computing Predictions for 2015

With 2015 right around the corner, now is the ideal time to look forward into key government cloud computing trends that will shape the next 12 months. First, we will see accelerated cloud computing procurement efforts by the Department of Defense (DoD), especially since DISA will no longer being the official cloud broker for the […]

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TechSource Editor

January 14, 2015

Cloud