Hosted Collaboration Solutions for Government (HCS-G).

Iron Bow’s 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.

@Iron_Bow
About TechSource

Welcome to Iron Bow's TechSource, a blog about the issues facing the government and industry today and the technologies being adopted to help overcome them.

Category: Data Center


Best of the Best: Agency Innovations

As 2014 comes to a close, we are taking a look back at the trends and technologies that shaped the year. Here on TechSource, we spend a lot of time discussing how technology solutions can help government agencies accomplish their missions and do more with less. Here are a few of our favorite posts from […]

Keep Reading

TechSource Editor

December 31, 2014

Cyber Security  •  Data Center

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 […]

Keep Reading

TechSource Editor

December 8, 2014

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

Treasury CIO: Federal Agencies Require Innovation to Serve Citizens in the Digital Age

As many of our readers know, TechSource is debuting a new awards program this year, with a focus on innovation in government IT.  The TechSource Awards seek to highlight innovative uses of technologies that help drive an agency’s mission forward by increasing efficiencies.  While winners will be officially announced at the start of the New […]

Keep Reading

TechSource Editor

November 20, 2014

Data Center  •  Digitization + IoT  •  Mobility + End User Devices  •  Wireless

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 […]

Keep Reading

TechSource Editor

November 12, 2014

Big Data & Analytics  •  Data Center

Q&A: Rob Stein, VP of NetApp Public Sector, Discusses Next-Generation IT Procurement Strategies for Government

As the federal government wraps up its fiscal calendar year, now is the ideal time to analyze key procurement patterns and gain a sense of how the future of IT will change in this arena. While mission priorities may be shifting rapidly due to global challenges, government acquisition managers are also focusing on long-term needs. […]

Keep Reading

TechSource Editor

October 1, 2014

Cyber Security  •  Data Center  •  IT Modernization

Federal IT Trends: Looking Back, Looking Ahead

With federal agencies busy wrapping up fiscal year 2014 IT projects, it’s a great time to look back at trends that shaped 2014 and look ahead to see what will likely shape 2015 priorities.

Keep Reading

Rob Stein

September 15, 2014

Cloud  •  Data Center  •  IT Modernization  •  Managed Services

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 […]

Keep Reading

TechSource Editor

September 9, 2014

Big Data & Analytics  •  Data Center  •  Digitization + IoT

Data Mining, Management and the Cloud

Mark Weber, Senior Vice President for the Americas at NetApp, discusses data mining, management and the cloud on this episode of “Government Contracting Weekly,” a TV show that focuses on winning government contracts. In this episode, Mark weighs in on the challenges of data governance; the benefits of public, private and hybrid cloud computing; vendor […]

Keep Reading

TechSource Editor

August 8, 2014

Cloud  •  Cyber Security  •  Data Center

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 […]

Keep Reading

TechSource Editor

PODCAST: New Data Center and Virtualization Provide Cost-Savings for Government

Federal agencies are under a tremendous amount of pressure to maximize every bit of compute power in smart and cost-effective ways. Data center consolidation efforts are driving agencies to embrace virtualization for meeting this goal. In addition, sequestration is pushing federal CIOs to think differently and move away from swapping out equipment every two to […]

Keep Reading

TechSource Editor

Strengthening the Data Center for Greater Efficiency

The federal government maintains a huge number of data centers, most of which require large investments in infrastructure, data storage and services.  Prior to the Federal Data Center Consolidation Initiative (FDCCI) many agencies didn’t even know how many data centers they had, yet today, a number of these same agencies are making great strides in consolidating to […]

Keep Reading

TechSource Editor

June 18, 2014

Data Center

Moving Day

Moving data is daunting. Like the family getting ready for the dreaded cross-country move with all their belongings in tow, agencies struggle with data portability and data storage. And it doesn’t get easier. Like families that acquire more stuff as they expand and kids grow, agencies continue to accumulate data. But agencies have choices. Cloud […]

Keep Reading

Mary Jean Schmitt

June 12, 2014

Cloud  •  Data Center

Evolution of the Data Center with Cloud and Virtualization

There are several popular misconceptions about cloud and virtualization. One of the most popular is  virtualization versus cloud.  It is not one or the another, but rather the first step to moving to the cloud is virtualization, says Todd Cowles of Iron Bow, in this latest video. However, there is often a gap between virtualization and […]

Keep Reading

TechSource Editor