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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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

Collaboration

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

Collaboration

The Top 3 Technology Highlights from Cisco Live 2020

Like most live events this year, Cisco Live 2020 was moved to a virtual format and over June 16 and 17, allowed attendees an opportunity to immerse themselves in Cisco technology updates, new product announcements and insights from the company’s executives. Josh Finke, Iron Bow’s Vice President of Advanced & Emerging Technologies, attended the virtual […]

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Josh Finke

June 30, 2020

Collaboration

Key Takeaways from ‘Putting Cloud Smart into Practice: Lessons from the Frontlines’ Webinar

As federal agencies work to fulfill their critical missions from home during the COVID-19 pandemic, the cloud, with its scalability, reliability and security, has become increasingly important in allowing government to in a cost effective manner. On May 20, Iron Bow Technologies, in collaboration with Intel, Dell, and VMware, hosted a webinar titled “Putting Cloud […]

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Troy Massey & Rob Chee

June 23, 2020

Cloud  •  Cyber Security

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

Managed IT May be the Solution for Healthcare Organizations in a Post-COVID World

COVID-19’s impacts on the healthcare industry have been far reaching. From the rapid response to a global pandemic, to the hurried assimilation of telehealth for routine care to the financial strain on healthcare organizations due to the lack of elective and standard health procedures, the market is poised for long-lasting change. Organizations have rolled out […]

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TechSource Editor

June 9, 2020

Managed Services  •  Telehealth

Never Say Never. The New Reality of Government IT

With three quarters of the federal workforce telecommuting/working from home, we’ve seen tremendous shifts in how government agencies are accessing their systems and using technology. The reality of our situation is proving that necessity is the impetus for innovation – introducing wide adoption of technologies and tactics that just a few short months ago would […]

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Greg Stemberger

Paradigm Shift: From Data Centers to the Rugged Edge

When a federal employee takes a trip out into the field to collect data—whether that is water and soil samples or sensitive data on the movements of troops—they need to get those datasets processed and analyzed as quickly as possible. Most federal agencies, however, are operating with their computing power housed in traditional core data […]

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Bill Burnham

April 29, 2020

Cloud  •  Data Center

Grounded: How to Stay Productive from the Comfort of Your Home

Until recently, working from home for most people was an occasional luxury that got them away from the distractions of the office. Now, home has become the standard office as many government and commercial organizations have transitioned their employees to telework to help quell the spread of COVID-19. Working remotely—dispersed from our colleagues and the […]

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Charles Thomas & Nancy Bowman

April 21, 2020

Collaboration

Showing Your Cloud Smarts

The federal government has shifted the focus from “Cloud First” to “Cloud Smart.” What this means for agencies is it is no longer enough to check a box and say “we’re using Cloud” (really, that was never enough). Today, organizations have to be able to explain and justify their cloud strategy showing that efficiencies are […]

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TechSource Editor

April 8, 2020

Cloud

Cloud Smart in Practice: How Agency Leaders Are Enabling Cloud Success

Across the government, the Federal Cloud Computing Strategy—better known these days as Cloud Smart—is transforming the ways government agencies work, utilize data and serve constituents. In an April 1 webcast featuring Iron Bow Technologies, Dell Technologies, Intel and government partners, experts weighed in on Cloud Smart’s impact on their digital transformation. As government organizations undergo […]

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Troy Massey

April 8, 2020

Cloud

Enabling Modern Workflows for Today’s Warfighter

As the battlefield moves from the frontlines to cyber space and the enemy is not a nation state, but a loosely organized collective, the Department of Defense (DoD) is challenged to change “business as usual.” Over the history of our nation, collaboration and communication to and between deployed forces has evolved from sending messengers on […]

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TechSource Editor

April 6, 2020

Cloud  •  Collaboration

Cyber 2020: New Ways of Thinking About Security

Cyber security has become one of the most rapidly evolving focuses in technology. Not only must federal agencies keep up with the current threats, but to be effective they must also look forward and find new ways to protect against more complex and innovative attackers. We don’t need a crystal ball to see how wide […]

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Rob Chee

March 30, 2020

Cyber Security