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: Big Data & Analytics


HPE’s EL8000 System is Enabling Life at the Edge

With the birth of cell phones, mobilization and instant communication became common place throughout the world. Similarly, federal agencies like the Department of Defense (DoD), civilian agencies and state/local and education entities operate with a similar need of mobilized data for communication, operations and mission success. Data is now being generated outside of the office, […]

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Brandon Lockhart

July 6, 2021

Big Data & Analytics

data science

Using the Components of Data Science to Make Your Business More Efficient

In today’s age of rapidly advancing technology, artificial intelligence (AI) is a concept becoming more commonplace and less a term from futuristic movies. Then we add in new words like “data science,” “machine learning” and “deep learning” and we’re left wondering what each of those terms mean, how they relate to each other and – […]

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Jim Smid

May 11, 2021

Big Data & Analytics

Artificial Intelligence

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

Data Analytics | Splunk | Iron Bow

Data Analytics of the Future Starts in the Present

Data analytics continues to surprise people with its emergent capabilities ranging from predicting how a disease, such as Ebola, will spread, to identifying the most beneficial way to market a product. In the private and public sector, big data benefits continue to expand as its applications are further developed and implemented. The uses of data […]

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Brent White

Analytic Technologies are the Future of Physician-Patient Care

Clinicians drown in documentation, from justifying their treatment decisions to charting their compliance with the latest protocols – even in feeding electronic records systems. Once fed, these systems make it difficult to retrieve data important to clinical decision-making. Often in healthcare, too many technologies build barriers instead of bridges to finding crucial information and turning […]

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John Criswell

April 3, 2017

Big Data & Analytics  •  Data Center  •  Telehealth

IoT Dictates Top IT Trends Tackled at Iron Bow’s 2017 Engineering Summit

This year’s Iron Bow Technologies Engineering Summit took place March 6-8, 2017, bringing together the great minds that make up Iron Bow and its innovative partners. At the event, IT experts took part in conversations looking at both the current and future state of technology across the private and public sector. Wireless and data analytics […]

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TechSource Editor

PODCAST: Looking Back at 2016: Top Trends from IT Modernization to Big Data

As the year comes to a close, we thought we’d sit down with Jim Smid, Chief Technology Officer at Iron Bow Technologies, to take a look back and get his perspective on some of the biggest IT trends from 2016. IT modernization and big data were both huge priorities across the federal IT sector. According […]

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TechSource Editor

November 29, 2016

Big Data & Analytics  •  Data Center  •  IT Modernization

How to Manage the Big Data Takeover

Big data can be very overwhelming, and it can often be difficult to know where to begin when it comes to managing it. From knowing where to collect your data and data analysis to how best to send it through your network, and make sure it is in a format you can accept, the process […]

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TechSource Editor

August 16, 2016

Big Data & Analytics  •  Data Center

Big Data Evolves and Gains Momentum in Federal Government

“Big Data” is not a term that’s very popular with some of the federal government’s program managers working on initiatives bearing that label. Or so they said at the Advanced Technology Academic Research Center’s semi-annual Big Data Summit, held at the end of June in Washington, DC. “I actually hate the term ‘big data,’” said […]

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TechSource Editor

August 2, 2016

Big Data & Analytics  •  Data Center

Infographic: Operational Intelligence: A Game-Changer for Federal Agencies

Every day, federal agencies generate a torrent of data, which, in the past, was frequently stored but rarely used. As new operational intelligence solutions evolve in the market, agencies are now well positioned to use their own data to arrive at a new paradigm: data-driven IT. Operational intelligence makes it possible for federal agencies to […]

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TechSource Editor

July 27, 2016

Big Data & Analytics  •  Data Center

Focus for 2016: Wireless and Data Analytics at Forefront for Government Agencies

Wireless and data analytics will be top-of-mind this year for government agencies, including the Department of Defense (DoD), according to Jim Smid, Chief Technology Officer for Iron Bow Technologies. Smid recently spoke with TechSource and shared his thoughts for 2016, which are that government agencies should take a holistic approach to their networks to optimize […]

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TechSource Editor

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

PODCAST: A Look Back at 2014 Government IT and Mobility Trends

When it comes to government IT, 2014 was dominated by mobility, cloud computing and advanced data analytics. From embracing mobile workforces for enhanced efficiencies to leveraging a software-defined environment, this past year we saw some major shifts in how agencies deliver technologies to citizens and employees. In addition, federal employees are now demanding more consumer-like […]

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TechSource Editor

December 8, 2014

Big Data & Analytics  •  Cloud  •  Data Center  •  Mobility + End User Devices