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.

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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VMworld 2020: The Headlining Topics You Should Write Home About

VMworld is an annual conference put on by Iron Bow’s partner company, VMware. The 2020 conference from September 29 – October 1 was the first time the company has taken its annual event completely virtual. In addition to the slick interface and user-friendliness of the virtual event platform, VMware also brought a tsunami of content […]

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Troy Massey

October 6, 2020

Cloud  •  Cyber Security  •  Data Center  •  IT Modernization  •  Networking

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

GEF: The Fabric of Your Application Delivery

Part of maintaining the warfighter’s position of strength is keeping them digitally connected.  This requires constant delivery of new applications and features yet, rolling out digital applications requires training, procuring, installing, configuring and maintaining hardware to support these modern applications.  This traditional, hardware-centric model slows down the transformation process at Army installations around the world. […]

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TechSource Editor

September 22, 2020

Cloud  •  Networking

7 Ingredients Leaders Should Use to Build Their Best Teams

7 Ingredients Leaders Should Use to Build Their Best Teams

It isn’t a secret that great companies are made from a great workforce. What makes or breaks an organization is its people. And while it’s obvious that being in management requires leadership skills, it’s not always so clear as to what those skills look like on a day-to-day basis, or in fact, how and when […]

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Vennard Wright

September 15, 2020

What We Do Matters

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

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

A Few Quick Tips for Grant-Seekers

The world of grants is remarkably vast and can be at times diabolical to the novice fund-seeker. Grants require a confluence of factors to be in alignment, such as effective project management, compelling storytelling, precise budgeting, extreme attention to detail and obsessive rule following – not necessarily in order of importance. But if you succeed […]

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Andrew Henshaw

August 17, 2020


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

How the VA has been Leading the Pack with Telehealth

Historically, our medical systems have operated on a reactive basis. Meaning, as both patients and providers we react to a medical ailment or sickness by going to the doctor for treatment. Even as technology and its impact on the medical community has improved dramatically in recent years, our healthcare system still has only tended to […]

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Alex Mujica

August 4, 2020


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

What Remote Learning for Higher Education and K-12 Looks Like in the Post-COVID World (And How to Improve It)

As we all know, life has changed dramatically following the COVID-19 pandemic hitting the US earlier this year. The economy took a hit, unemployment skyrocketed, and there was a mass exodus to working from home. While most companies and organizations have made a quick pivot to remote working, it hasn’t been so simple for our […]

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Josh Finke

July 14, 2020


Taking Advantage of the AVolution for Today’s Remote Work Environment (and Beyond)

Audio Visual technology began as a high-end nice to have feature. Being able to have top executives or military leaders video conference with peers via dedicated AV-equipped conference rooms provided a rich multimedia experience for a select few. This type of deployment was manufacturer-centric with organizations having to commit to a single vendor to supply […]

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Jeff Tillery

July 7, 2020