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: IT Modernization


Webex for Defense

The Benefits and Challenges of Unified Collaboration Solutions for the Department of Defense: Part 2 of 2

Last week’s post was the first of our two-part miniseries on the benefits of Unified Capabilities (UC) and Webex for the Department of Defense (DoD). This week’s post continues our conversation with Iron Bow Technologies’ Chief of Technology for DoD James Ebeler. Part 1 of this series can be found here. Cisco is a leading […]

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James Ebeler

July 27, 2021

Collaboration  •  IT Modernization  •  Managed Services

Webex for Defense

The Benefits and Challenges of Unified Collaboration Solutions for the Department of Defense: Part 1 of 2

Collaboration is essential for today’s warfighter; they cannot be tethered to a desk. Executing the mission remotely with dispersed teams and 24×7 connectivity has become the norm in today’s edge-enabled world. Department of Defense (DoD) agencies need to be confident their teams have the tools they need to collaborate, communicate and ensure mission success securely […]

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James Ebeler

July 20, 2021

Collaboration  •  IT Modernization  •  Managed Services

Dell Tech World

Top Takeaways from Dell Technologies World 2021

The annual Dell Technologies World conference, hosted over May 5 and 6, was held virtually for the second year in a row to the IT giant’s sprawling audience of customers, partners and executives. Topics spanned the gamut of information technology including security, data trends and product announcements wrapped around an overarching theme of digital transformation. […]

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TechSource Editor

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

Microsoft Surface Secure

5 Reasons Why Microsoft’s Surface Family is Secure for the Mobile Federal Worker

Because Microsoft has been a household name for decades, the expanse of their product portfolio can understandably be difficult to choose from when the software company has so much to offer under its umbrella. Their Surface product line of personal computers and interactive whiteboards, however, stands out not only because it makes the software company […]

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Tyler Ross

April 27, 2021

Cyber Security  •  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

5G blog illustration

What Makes 5G So Special?

There’s more to 5G than just service for your smart phone. A lot more. 5G ushers in a new era of technology and innovation that has never been seen before and with it comes a plethora of applications and benefits.  Here are just some of the benefits consumers, businesses and our government can realize from […]

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James Ebeler, DoD CTO and Jim Smid, CTO

March 23, 2021

IT Modernization  •  Networking

Device as a service | DaaS | Dell Technologies

Device as a Service: Less Risk, More Satisfaction

By now most are familiar with the mantra that the U.S. Air Force (USAF) wants to (must) focus on core warfighting and C2 (command and control), and get out of the common IT infrastructure business. However, this of course doesn’t mean the USAF will cease to focus on technology. Just the opposite, the USAF intends […]

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John Odey

safely returning to work

Ready or Not, Here it Comes: Returning to the Workplace (Safely)

There’s no doubt the way we work has changed. Short term changes will evolve into a long-term transformation of our workplace and our workforce. This past year, most organizations and agencies went through the process of setting up their employees at home with the necessary equipment, security, access and networking requirements. And while 2020 will […]

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Jeff Tillery

LG Business Solutions | learning in any space

Part 2 of 3: How Flexibility is the Key Approach for Learning in Any Space for LG Business Solutions

The large part of 2020 was everyone’s scramble to meet the demands of remote working and learning. In particular, higher education and K-12 school systems had to navigate the enigma of successfully transferring every single student to a learn-from-home environment essentially overnight – no small feat. This included purchasing new hardware like tablets, laptops, desktops […]

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Victoria Sanville

February 2, 2021

Collaboration  •  IT Modernization  •  Mobility + End User Devices  •  Wireless

Virtual Meetings 2021

4 Lessons Learned in Planning for Virtual Events

In both our personal and professional worlds, this year’s lack of in-person interaction may have been one of the most understated challenges that came with the pandemic. Family holidays, catch ups with friends, vacations and most professional conferences and meetings moved online. Like any other business strategy developed this year, the ability to be agile […]

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Josie Smoot

January 12, 2021

IT Modernization  •  What We Do Matters

Data Loss Prevention | Cisco | Dell Technologies

Keeping Your Data on the Straight and Narrow: How Data Loss Prevention Supports Digital Transformation

Digital transformation means more data is spending more time traveling from point to point. It’s not possible and certainly not operationally effective to keep all data within the confines of an on-premises network. There really is no guarantee that any network is truly completely locked up from outside access. So with the security posture shift […]

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John Odey

December 1, 2020

Cyber Security  •  IT Modernization  •  Networking

Cisco

5G – Better and Faster!

5G, once fully available and implemented, will increase the amount of data transmittable over mobile networks by 20-50 fold (meaning it will be possible to use mobile to transmit up to 1 gigabyte of data quickly and easily). 5G is not just about faster data speeds, but it also provides more reliability, lower latency and […]

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John Odey

November 17, 2020

IT Modernization  •  Networking  •  Wireless