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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Welcome to Iron Bow's TechSource, a blog about the issues facing the government and industry today and the technologies being adopted to help overcome them.

Three Ways Agencies are Looking to Innovate in 2020

Two decades ago few could have imagined how advanced technology would become. In the intervening years, we’ve seen our devices get smaller and more powerful, storage move from cumbersome data centers to flexible cloud models and networks speed up faster than anyone could have believed possible. As we move into a new decade, agencies now […]

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Jim Smid

Tele-ICUs Bring Better, Faster Care to the Most Critical Patients

Telemedicine has made incredible strides in bridging the healthcare divide for rural and low-income patients who don’t have regular access to hospitals. But lesser-known is the impact the technology is having in hospitals, especially in intensive care units. Take, for example, a small hospital dealing with reduced staff and funding. With a lack of resources […]

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Dan Klanderman

January 2, 2020


The Jury Is In: Law Firms Need Industry Partners to Harness Technology

Imagine sitting in your lawyer’s office as they are trying to review key documents related to your case, however they cannot access the documents either due to loss of connectivity, data corruption, or other issues. Or you’re an attorney outside a courtroom desperately trying to get into your firm’s document repository archive remotely, but can’t […]

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Craig Limon

December 23, 2019

Managed Services

Don’t Panic! As Long as You Have a Data Recovery Plan in Place

Whether your data resides in a public or private cloud, data center or other storage device, composing a plan to protect and recover data is essential for any organization, especially federal agencies, who could be seen as high value targets for cyber attackers. The federal government reported 35,277 cyber incidents in 2018—a 14 percent increase […]

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Rob Chee

December 9, 2019

Cyber Security

Agencies Take Note: FAA Makes Buying Technology Easier

As the federal government relies more on emerging technology to make operations more efficient and effective, they require the best technology options around. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), as one example, requires the ability to quickly collect, process and understand data on traveler trends, complex flight paths and weather developments.  They  rely on cutting edge […]

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TechSource Editor

December 6, 2019

IT Modernization

Reference Architecture Addresses Unique Pain Points for Any Agency

There is no one product that will address all of your IT needs. In fact, if someone tells you they have the answer to all of your problems, they’re likely selling snake oil. There is no one size fits all solution, because everyone’s needs are different; everyone’s challenges are unique to their organization. This is […]

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Troy Massey

November 25, 2019


For Tech Success Tomorrow, Remember Your IT Past

To understand where you’re going, you need to start with where you came from. This philosophy is valuable in life, but it also is relevant in today’s fast moving technology landscape. Government has entered a Cloud Smart world of focused, maximized value and holistic security. But it took a while to get to this point […]

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Brandon Lockhart

November 21, 2019


Improve Security and Uptime by Utilizing Automation for Hybrid Cloud

The story is old, but the technology is new. Agencies are struggling to oversee the vast systems that store and transfer federal data. IT teams are stretched thin, forcing managers to focus on day-to-day maintenance over innovation. This is especially true in hybrid environments, where workloads and other functions are shifting between cloud solutions and […]

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Joe Vidal

October 31, 2019


Are Security and Visibility Still Slowing Your Cloud Migration? Here’s Your Solution.

Cloud spending in government is reaching an all-time high, expecting to reach $9.1B by 2024. While agencies are eager to reduce their infrastructure footprint, lower overall operational costs and more nimbly support technology users by moving to the cloud, they often hesitate due to perceived loss of control over access to their data, and what […]

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Rob Chee

October 23, 2019

Cloud  •  Cyber Security

Our Connected World: The Evolution of Endpoint Security

While technological advancements like mobile, cloud and virtualization have all enhanced the way agencies deliver on their missions, they’ve also created a much broader and more dangerous threat landscape. With more and more devices and systems connecting to networks daily, the security conversation has changed dramatically. With every step toward innovation, we need also to […]

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Rob Chee

October 21, 2019

Cyber Security

NIST Provides Roadmap for AI Agency Adoption

Federal agencies are looking to artificial intelligence (AI) as a path toward bolstering everything from data processing and cyber security to automation and networking. But like many technologies, AI raises some questions about best practices and implementation. In response to this need for a more defined, codified approach to AI-adoption, the National Institute for Standards […]

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TechSource Editor

September 30, 2019

Cyber Security  •  IT Modernization  •  Networking

Harnessing Relevant Technology and Innovation for the Digital Air Force

At the annual Air Force Information Technology & Cyberpower (AFITC) Education and Training event in late August 2019, a key theme for U.S. Air Force (USAF) leadership was the need for a Digital Air Force to enable the future of multi-domain warfighting operations. For the Air Force to continue to compete, deter  and win in […]

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John Odey

September 19, 2019

Cyber Security  •  IT Modernization

Cyber Security: The Eggs in the Cake Batter, Not the Frosting on Top

Imagine a scenario where an employee at an information-rich agency like the IRS or DOJ opens an email that looks like it’s from their manager or a colleague, but instead of taking them to a safe website, when they click on the link it downloads malware onto their laptop. The infected computer, running on an […]

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Juergen Bayer

September 5, 2019

Cyber Security