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.

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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


The Benefits and Considerations of Big Data Implementations

With the proliferation of devices and sensors that generate data, today’s federal government agencies are faced with the difficult task of storing, managing and sharing a mountain of data and information so that those who need it have access to it. However, the upside is that agencies now have the ability to analyze that data […]

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November 12, 2014

Big Data & Analytics  •  Data Center

Q&A: Kirk Kern, CTO, Cloud Technologies of NetApp, Discusses Next-Gen Data Mining for Government

The rise of anything as a sensor and the “Internet of Things” is creating a data deluge for federal agencies. While this information is valuable for enhancing decision-making that supports mission goals and requirements, making this data truly actionable can be challenging for any organization. Fortunately, there are data mining solutions and strategies that allow […]

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September 9, 2014

Big Data & Analytics  •  Data Center  •  Digitization + IoT

The New Healthcare Landscape

The healthcare arena is being transformed by key innovations in the form of big data analytics and storage, mobility, cloud computing and virtualization.  In addition, IT is pushing care from being reactive to proactive, with advances in patient data sharing creating a complete paradigm shift in healthcare. These are some of the insights from a […]

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Four Top Federal IT Trends in 2014

As a part of our ongoing series of looking at the top federal IT trends that will impact federal agencies in 2014, we asked our partners at NetApp to chime in. Lee Vorthman, CTO, Federal Civilian Agencies, NetApp U.S. Public Sector, looks at the indicators of technologies that will make the most impact this year […]

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January 23, 2014

Big Data & Analytics  •  Cloud  •  Data Center

PODCAST: Key Data Center, Cloud and Big Data Trends for 2014

With 2014 upon us, it is the ideal time to assess key trends when it comes to data center consolidation, cloud computing and big data for government. From data center consolidation efforts to the rise of virtualization to help government support mission goals in a more cost-effective manner to the near ubiquity of big data, […]

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Eric Oberhofer

January 21, 2014

Big Data & Analytics  •  Cloud  •  Data Center

Best of Partner Content in 2013

With 2013 coming to a close, we want to recognize our partner community for providing input and expert opinion on the biggest technology issues impacting federal government agencies this year. From insight on managing big data, moving to the cloud, securing critical infrastructure, to collaboration and telework, our partners have offered us a wealth of […]

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December 30, 2013

Big Data & Analytics  •  Cloud  •  Collaboration  •  Cyber Security  •  Data Center  •  Telehealth

Cisco Global Partner Summit: “It’s a Wrap, in 5 Points”

The Cisco Partner Summit has been a huge success, and very energizing for Iron Bow. Our team got a good look at their strategy for next gen technologies and the increasing importance of the role we play as their partner. Here is a 5-point high level wrap-up. 1. The Cisco / Iron Bow Partnership…Iron Bow […]

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Big Data and the Challenges of Continuous Monitoring

As we know, big data comes in all shapes and sizes and managing data always requires a secure approach. One of the strategies to secure data is to continuously monitor both the network and the data. We talked with Lee Vorthman, Manager, Cyber Initiative for NetApp U.S. Public Sector to get his thoughts. Read on […]

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April 23, 2013

Big Data & Analytics  •  Cyber Security  •  Data Center

PODCAST: CTO of Iron Bow Discusses Harnessing the Opportunities of Big Data for Greater Agency Efficiencies

This month, we are focusing on Big Data and how federal agencies can use what they currently have to do more with less. We’ve shared insights from partners like EMC on trends in this area and today, we talk with Jim Smid, CTO of Iron Bow Technologies. Jim discusses solutions that drive government efficiencies and […]

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April 16, 2013

Big Data & Analytics  •  Data Center

Big Data Evolves from a Perfect Storm

There is no doubt that federal agencies today are grappling with how to manage massive amounts of data and make sense of the information collected for increased efficiencies. Big data continues to drive lively discussions in our industry. Earlier this year we spoke with our Data Center Practice Director, Eric Oberhofer about the drivers fueling […]

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April 10, 2013

Big Data & Analytics  •  Data Center

Veterans Affairs CIO, Roger Baker, Leaves Behind History of Innovation

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has one of the most important missions of any government agency – providing benefits, medical care and services to America’s military personnel upon leaving the armed forces. In addition to being an important job, serving America’s veteran community is a difficult one. At present, America’s veteran community is about […]

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McAfee’s Ken Kartsen Discusses the Security Challenges Impacting the Adoption of Today’s Hottest Technologies

Data is the modern paper. Where once we produced reams of paper that needed to be stored, we now generate terabytes of data that need to be managed, stored, shared and, most importantly, secured. These are challenges that are faced by private enterprises and government agencies alike so we asked our long-time technology partner, McAfee, […]

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February 19, 2013

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

PODCAST: Key Data Center, Cloud and Big Data Trends for 2013

With 2013 shaping up to be an interesting year in terms of government IT, we are doing a series of interviews with various subject matter experts on future trends in the areas of cyber security, virtualization, cloud, mobility and collaboration to gain key insights into the future of technology and government. Following is an exclusive […]

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Eric Oberhofer

January 10, 2013

Big Data & Analytics  •  Cloud  •  Data Center