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


Information Technology

Programmability: 5 Parts of a Whole Lot of Efficiency

In today’s culture of personalized solutions and immediate gratification, no piece of enterprise technology is perfect straight out of the box. Each workplace has its own unique processes, challenges and requirements.  How many times have you said or heard, “It’s great but…” or “I really wish it could also do…” Organizations heavily invest money and […]

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Ryan Wolfe

September 29, 2020

Cyber Security  •  IT Modernization  •  Networking

SD-WAN | Cisco

The Current and Future State of SDWAN: Part 2 of 2

In our last blog, we defined what SDWAN is and the current state in which we interact and use it. For the second half of this two-part series, we’ll look at the future state of SDWAN and how you can make the most of where it’s going. 1. Future state of SDWAN The future for […]

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Greg Stemberger

September 1, 2020

IT Modernization  •  Networking

SD-WAN | Cisco

The Current and Future State of SDWAN: Part 1 of 2

It’s no secret cloud technology is becoming more common. Everything from the photos on your smartphone to the information in your organization’s database is being moved to the cloud — and with good reason. Cloud solutions implemented correctly can significantly reduce upfront costs, increase productivity and simplify the burden of IT management. Your network is […]

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Greg Stemberger

August 25, 2020

IT Modernization  •  Networking

5G technology

What is 5G and Are You Ready for It?

With technology evolving and improving at a faster rate than ever before, it’s understandably difficult to feel like you’re keeping up with the latest and greatest. As someone who has made a career out of keeping an eye out for new technology coming to market, I’ll share the secret with you now: 5G is a […]

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Jim Smid

EITAAS | Dell Technologies | Everything IT as a Service

3 Ways Enterprise IT as-a-Service Benefits the DoD

We’ve all spent time in front of our computers that have a glitch, aren’t connecting to the internet, or are stuck in some endless problematic loop. What if your responsibility is national security and keeping your country safe but sometimes the lack of IT support makes it difficult to do so? That’s how our Department […]

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James Ebeler

July 28, 2020

IT Modernization  •  Managed Services

Why It’s Time to Redefine the Customer Experience

Our experiences as consumers vary with every product, service, company, website and salesperson. From walking into a store or visiting a website, this journey of browsing, comparing, selecting, purchasing and getting any required servicing over the life of the product fuels our decision to either repeat that experience or find better a product or service […]

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Brian Musgrove & Chris Eubanks

July 22, 2020

IT Modernization

Intel Partner

The CTO Perspective: Intel’s Partner Summit

The Virtual Intel® Partner Connect was an online summit hosted on May 20 and 21, which provided access to Intel’s executive leadership, subject matter experts, product priorities, information about key technology trends and the programs and tools that partners could use to help grow their business. The two-day online event was loaded with different sessions […]

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Jim Smid

June 16, 2020

Cloud  •  IT Modernization

Better Data Access, Speed, Security and Correlation are Key to the Digital Air Force of the Future

In the military-wide race to innovate and stay ahead, the U.S. Air Force is looking to develop and synchronize the latest agile, dynamic cyber/IT capabilities. Service leaders know the key to achieving digital battlefield success is only through connecting, sharing and learning with industry as well as other service branches, agencies and coalition partners. At […]

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John Odey

January 21, 2020

Cyber Security  •  IT Modernization

information technology

Three Ways Agencies are Looking to Innovate in 2020

Two decades ago few could have imagined how advanced technology would become. In the intervening years, we’ve seen our devices get smaller and more powerful, storage move from cumbersome data centers to flexible cloud models and networks speed up faster than anyone could have believed possible. As we move into a new decade, agencies now […]

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Jim Smid

Agencies Take Note: FAA Makes Buying Technology Easier

As the federal government relies more on emerging technology to make operations more efficient and effective, they require the best technology options around. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), as one example, requires the ability to quickly collect, process and understand data on traveler trends, complex flight paths and weather developments.  They  rely on cutting edge […]

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TechSource Editor

December 6, 2019

IT Modernization

NIST Provides Roadmap for AI Agency Adoption

Federal agencies are looking to artificial intelligence (AI) as a path toward bolstering everything from data processing and cyber security to automation and networking. But like many technologies, AI raises some questions about best practices and implementation. In response to this need for a more defined, codified approach to AI-adoption, the National Institute for Standards […]

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TechSource Editor

September 30, 2019

Cyber Security  •  IT Modernization  •  Networking

Harnessing Relevant Technology and Innovation for the Digital Air Force

At the annual Air Force Information Technology & Cyberpower (AFITC) Education and Training event in late August 2019, a key theme for U.S. Air Force (USAF) leadership was the need for a Digital Air Force to enable the future of multi-domain warfighting operations. For the Air Force to continue to compete, deter  and win in […]

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John Odey

September 19, 2019

Cyber Security  •  IT Modernization

Making the Grade: Three Steps to Improve FITARA Performance

The most recent release of the Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act scorecard shows progress, but also highlights IT challenges federal agencies are still facing on their path to IT modernization. Overall, five agencies improved in the eighth scorecard, which grades agencies on their usage of data centers, cyber security tools and other IT priorities. […]

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Jim Smid

August 6, 2019

IT Modernization