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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How Agencies Can Incrementally Innovate Through Their Digital Journey

As the federal government continues the digital transformation journey, it must also deal with financial constraints of such a huge undertaking. Agencies cannot simply toss aging data storage in favor of a fully cloud-enabled environment, nor can they dismiss their network for a software-defined system, nor easily offload hardware in favor of virtualized devices. Transformation […]

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Cameron Chehreh

June 21, 2019

Cloud

Art of War 2.0: Internet of “Battlespace” Things Demand World-Class Security from Trusted Partners

Though never envisioned by Sun Tzu in The Art of War, our nation’s enemies are now turning to advanced cyber security threats as one of their latest weapons targeting Internet of “Battlefield” Things (IoBT), defined as nearly everything connected to a network within our military’s defense arsenal. On this front, “choose your partners carefully” is […]

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Donald Rye

June 18, 2019

Cyber Security  •  Data Center  •  IT Modernization

Finding a True Partner – What to look for with a Managed Services Provider

Managed services give agencies the ability to utilize a partner to manage some of their most complex IT tasks or offload routine day-to-day operations.  Managed service providers provide experts who understand the technology and the innovation landscape ahead and utilize those capabilities to improve the overall service delivery for an agency. These providers take end-to-end […]

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Craig Limon

June 17, 2019

Managed Services

Modernizing the Network with the “As A Service” Model

You may be familiar with Software as a service (SaaS), but the “as a service model” works far beyond software as an option for technology across the IT spectrum. As a service is simply a model to change the delivery and procurement mechanism to obtain applications, hardware or business functions through technology, moving from traditional […]

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Craig Limon

May 29, 2019

Managed Services

Ease the Cost and Burden of Device Management with DaaS

Imagine you’re an IT manager at a mid-sized agency, with a small staff and little budget. You’re responsible for not only updating legacy technology, monitoring cloud and data center integration and effecting a strong cyber security posture, but also managing the hundreds of devices given to agency employees. This is an overwhelming position. Agency IT […]

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Jonathan Nikols

May 9, 2019

Managed Services

Industry Must Step Up to Help Secure DoD Technology

More than any other agency in the federal government, the Department of Defense (DoD) faces incredible challenges when it comes to cyber security. The problem: our warfighters should be able to use the most cutting-edge technology, but they need to make sure systems and devices are protected against bad actors and nation states. In February, […]

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Rob Chee

May 7, 2019

Cyber Security

Virtual Care: Empowering Patients and Providers for Better Healthcare

The future of healthcare is greater access to care providers, clinicians, specialists and the like anytime, anywhere, under any circumstance. It is the use of technology to enable patients to get access to the care they need and feel like they’re in the room with their care provider. Virtual care is poised to solve two […]

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Brian Young

April 25, 2019

Telehealth

What Did 2018 Teach Us About Cyber Security?

Cyberattacks in 2018 ran the gamut. We saw threats hiding out in compromised systems to steal computing power and information, and we saw them on an international stage, taking down the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games. Some of last year’s most impactful cyber threats, as outlined in Cisco’s February 2019 Threat Report, offer us […]

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Rob Chee

April 23, 2019

Cyber Security

Looking for the Digital Transformation Easy Button? Start with a Reference Architecture.

Digital transformation is both a critical priority for government and a seemingly overwhelming task. But it doesn’t need to be daunting. Reference architectures can help agencies pursue digital transformation, reach the speed of technology and realize new possibilities without the added costs and hassle of building and deploying their own environments. As verified, tested IT […]

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John Kuzma

April 19, 2019

Cloud

Tech Trends 2019: Software-Defined Everything, Collaboration and Security

In 2019, agencies will be looking for efficiency and flexibility as they take the next step in modernizing their IT infrastructure. While previous years have seen the federal government warm up to digital transformation, this year it will begin to reap the benefits of those investments, making it easier for federal employees to collaborate and communicate […]

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Jim Smid

Agencies Need Continuous, Automated Monitoring to Tackle Future DNS Attacks

In late January, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) issued an emergency directive to mitigate the effects of a domain name system (DNS) hijacking campaign. DHS’ Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency noted in a letter to agencies that it was aware of multiple executive-branch domains targeted by the attacks, which redirected and intercepted web and […]

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Rob Chee

March 15, 2019

Cyber Security

Trusted Advisor: 3 Steps for Partnering with the DoD

For decades, the Department of Defense drove technological innovation. From the development of the modern internet to GPS and stealth aircrafts, DoD components like the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency quietly led us into the information age. Along the way, the tables turned and the private sector, with access to more money and top talent, […]

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James Ebeler

March 11, 2019

IT Modernization

Hybrid Cloud: Perfecting the Balance Between Data Security and Accessibility

The journey hasn’t always been easy, but government cloud adoption is on a path to success. Currently, federal agencies spend about 22 percent of their IT budgets on cloud, a number that will quickly increase, as Gartner predicts that public sector cloud spending will grow on average 17.1 percent per year through 2021. Beyond that, […]

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Josh David

February 21, 2019

Cloud