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.

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Cloud Consumption Modeling: Part 2

In our previous installment on Cloud Consumption Modeling, from Todd Cowles, Virtualization Engineer at Iron Bow, he outlined Cloud services and looked at the traditional justification for moving services to the Cloud. This time he takes a deep dive into Cloud Consumption Modeling and why it’s so important in purchasing decisions. Now that you’ve inventoried and […]

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Todd Cowles

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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Cloud Consumption Modeling Part 1

Recently, I was asked to address a group of IT and security professionals from the Department of Defense (DoD) and other agencies in an online presentation. When I was asked what I wanted to present on, I was overwhelmed by all the possibilities; as a self confessed geek at heart my mind was racing with […]

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Cisco Partner Summit: The Future Isn’t What It Used To Be

I’ve always thought when you want an amusing, down-to-earth reality check, you can’t beat Yogi Berra, like when he said – “The future ain’t what it used to be.” Turns out, Berra’s quip isn’t just funny – it’s true when it comes to technology. Gordon Moore, of Moore’s law might agree with Yogi’s premise: The […]

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Trent Punnett of Teradici Overviews the Latest VDI Solutions for Government Customers

Last week, we featured a video post on VDI from our Director of Virtualization and Mobility Solutions, Ryan Sobel. We also wanted to share our partner’s perspective.  At the VMWare’s Federal Partner Exchange, Ryan caught up with Trent Punnett, Vice President of Marketing at Teradici, to discuss PCoIP and the latest virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) […]

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Impact and Benefits of Virtualization

Ryan Sobel, Practice Director for Mobility and Virtualization discusses how virtualized desktop infrastructure can benefit federal agencies that need to increase efficiencies and maximize effectiveness.

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VDI Enhances Disaster Recovery Plan for Commercial and Government Customers

The start of the Hurricane season is here and during the past month, several states have felt the impact of storms sweeping through and disrupting every day life. In some cases, creature comforts like cable TV, internet and air conditioning have been impacted and in other cases, the impact was life-threatening. The Weather Channel predicted […]

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Virtualization vs. Cloud Computing; There is a Difference

Virtualization and Cloud Computing have caused quite a commotion over the last few years.  There have been lengthy discussions in many boardrooms as to which strategy to lead with and why. Heated debates around the water cooler about which approach is more efficient and dominant are very common at corporations and federal agencies alike. Virtualization […]

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6 Steps to Build Your Organization’s BYOD Strategy

It is no secret that employees are bringing their own devices to work and accessing the organization’s network. Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) is arguably one of the greatest challenges that IT departments face today and rather than sticking their heads in the sand,  many are attempting to weigh the pros and cons of this […]

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VDI: It’s all about the end-user experience!

When it comes to technology, we have all heard the phrase “it’s all about the end-user experience.” That experience has pushed the limits of technology. The perfect example of this was back in the 90’s and early 2000’s when the traditional personal computer was making tremendous strides not only in chipsets, motherboards, memory and drives, […]

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