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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Security and Unified Communications Tools – it’s the Layers That Count

In today’s era of remote or hybrid work environments, virtual collaboration and communication tools are simply essential for business continuity. Federal and commercial entities use a vast variety of tools including IP video and telephony, audio/video conferencing, audio/visual solutions, desktop or laptop sharing, instant messaging and other collaboration applications. Cisco’s hosted collaboration platforms  deliver integration […]

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Logan Gaffney and Anthony Wurtele

June 15, 2021

Cloud  •  Collaboration  •  Managed Services

Unstructured Data: Dell EMC Isilon

Managing your Unstructured Data with Dell EMC’s Isilon Storage

Let’s face it: data is everywhere, all the time. Even before the technical boom that birthed the internet, data was being generated at a dizzying rate. In 2020 alone, every person generated 1.7 megabytes in just one second. Internet users themselves generate about 2.5 quintillion bytes of data each day. And with 95% of businesses […]

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Stephen Smith

June 15, 2021

Data Center

HP Sure Click Enterprise

How HP Sure Click Enterprise is Supporting Productivity in Today’s Age of Cyber Security

Every day now, we’re seeing headlines of more organizations succumbing to ransomware attacks. With the FBI recently reporting an increase of 300,000 complaints of suspected internet crime and expected losses exceeding $4.2 billion, it is absolutely essential for organizations to protect themselves against cyber threats in order to maintain business continuity. Knowing that productivity hinges […]

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James Dobra and Andy Levitt

June 8, 2021

Cyber Security

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

Digital Health

Digital Health: The New Frontier

Digital health or telehealth has come into its own lime light in the past year. Telehealth visits increased 154% during the last week of March 2020 alone and telehealth claims increased by a whopping 2980% throughout 2020. The COVID-19 pandemic rapidly accelerated the adoption of virtual healthcare solutions and dispelled many of the perceived barriers […]

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Rene LaVigne

May 18, 2021


data science

Using the Components of Data Science to Make Your Business More Efficient

In today’s age of rapidly advancing technology, artificial intelligence (AI) is a concept becoming more commonplace and less a term from futuristic movies. Then we add in new words like “data science,” “machine learning” and “deep learning” and we’re left wondering what each of those terms mean, how they relate to each other and – […]

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Jim Smid

May 11, 2021

Big Data & Analytics


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

Engineering Summit

Top Takeaways from the 2021 Iron Bow Engineering Summit

Iron Bow’s annual Engineering Summit is one of the biggest events of the year. Being held virtually for the second year in a row did little to impede the productivity, information sharing and team building. Over three days, Iron Bow’s industry-leading, thought leadership-packed team of engineers gathered to share best practices, trends on key capabilities […]

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TechSource Editor

April 14, 2021

What We Do Matters

Cloud Technology Dell EMS VxRail

How to Future-Proof Your Cloud Technology Using Dell EMC’s VxRail

For most organizations wanting to move over to the cloud (72% of companies, in fact), the list of challenges seem daunting. The most common challenges are determining the starting point, figuring out what to do with their legacy technology and ensuring security – not to mention also needing to solve for the complexity issue for […]

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TechSource Editor

women in leadership

Iron Bow’s Women in Leadership Share their Stories

In honor of Women’s History Month in March, we sat down with some of our strong female leaders within Iron Bow and chatted with them about their career paths, who has served as their inspiration and what advice they have for the future generation of leaders. Here is a small sample of our many women […]

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TechSource Editor

March 30, 2021

What We Do Matters

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

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