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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.

With New Technology Comes New Cyber Security Responsibilities

Cloud computing has revolutionized the way we do business. There’s no doubt that how we work now is built around the efficiencies and mobility afforded by the cloud. While the adoption of cloud has brought incredible benefits to government, like any new technology it comes with shifting standards for cyber security. Because of this, it’s […]

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Rob Chee

March 5, 2018

Cloud  •  Cyber Security  •  Digitization + IoT  •  Managed Services  •  Mobility + End User Devices  •  Wireless

How Cloud Computing Is Changing Government

We live in a time when innovation is moving at breakneck speed. The hot new product of today could become obsolete in just weeks, relegated to the proverbial leftover bin of technology. But every once in a while a breakthrough is significant enough to not only take hold, but also to change the way we […]

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Josh Finke

February 23, 2018

Cloud

Confused By the Federal Government’s Risk Management Framework?

The rules and regulations of federal IT contracting can be confusing, to say the least. From the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) to the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) to the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), it’s easy to inadvertently leave a box unchecked. At Iron Bow, we work within these guidelines […]

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Brent White

February 21, 2018

Cyber Security

Fearful of Losing Your Private Data? Check Out These Tips For Safeguarding Your Most Important Information

Thirty-seven years ago, well before the internet and decades prior to the millions of connected devices we use today, 50 countries got the idea to make sure private data wasn’t being used for malicious purposes. The countries sat together on that day in January 1981 and signed Convention 108—the first to protect the right to privacy […]

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TechSource Editor

February 21, 2018

Cyber Security  •  Data Center

The Technology has Changed, But our Mission Remains the Same

Eight years ago, Iron Bow Technologies was born out of a desire to serve the federal and commercial markets with the most cutting-edge and adaptable IT solutions—all while creating an exceptional and inclusive environment where innovation and creativity thrive. At the time, we chose the name Iron Bow to represent strength while maintaining optimal flexibility […]

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Rene LaVigne

February 21, 2018

What We Do Matters

Managed Services Are Changing the Way Government Does Business

The rapid evolution of technology combined with shrinking budgets and overworked IT staff makes managed services an ideal solution for government agencies experiences these challenges. Through a managed services model, agencies can use a experienced service provider like Iron Bow to customize and manage a highly agile IT plan. This means agencies don’t have to […]

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Jim Smid and Josh Finke

February 21, 2018

Cyber Security

Software-Defined Perimeter Offers Hope of Protecting the Whole Internet

The advent of the Internet of Things (IoT) is on the verge of “breaking” the Internet as we know it today, unless some serious changes and additions are made to the way it works. That was the warning of Jim Reavis, CEO and co-founder of the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) at the group’s inaugural federal […]

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TechSource Editor

February 14, 2018

Cloud  •  Digitization + IoT

Embracing IoT is Good for Government

For retail consumers, the vast network of interconnected devices that make up the Internet of Things (IoT) exists mostly as an afterthought. Whether tracking their steps through wearable devices or using their smartphones to set house alarms, in a few short years IoT has become embedded into American culture. Corporations continue to invest heavily in […]

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Jim Smid

January 25, 2018

Digitization + IoT  •  Managed Services

Wireless: It’s Never Going Away

The funny thing about a company’s wireless needs is that they never get smaller. It usually starts with a couple conference rooms, then builds out a few floors until eventually the whole building needs wireless. For businesses and government clients looking to scale up, it isn’t always as simple as it seems. I’m sure most […]

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Greg Gordon

January 10, 2018

Managed Services  •  Mobility + End User Devices  •  Networking  •  Wireless

Three Ways Technology Has Made Our Lives Better

[The computer] was the first machine man built that assisted the power of his brain instead of the strength of his arm. – Grace Hopper, American computer scientist and United States Navy Rear Admiral. With the holiday season kicking into high gear, it’s a good time to reflect on how we can use technology to […]

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TechSource Editor

December 13, 2017

Collaboration  •  Mobility + End User Devices  •  Telehealth  •  Wireless

Hyper-Converged Infrastructure Makes IT Simple and Agile

With tight budgets and an ever-changing IT landscape, federal agencies are looking to simplify IT infrastructure wherever they can. This means finding a trusted solution that helps meet agency goals without requiring an army of staffers when quick changes of scale are needed. That’s where Hyper-Converged Infrastructure (HCI) can help. HCI takes the three core […]

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Dan Giannascoli

November 22, 2017

Data Center

What We Do Matters: Three Ways to Support Veterans

On Veterans Day, we celebrate the men and women who have served in our Armed Forces and the sacrifices they made to keep our country safe. But more than our thoughts and kind words, veterans often need tangible support in many facets of their lives, from re-entry into the civilian workforce to mental health treatment. […]

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TechSource Editor

November 9, 2017

What We Do Matters

VMware Bets All Its Chips On Software-defined Environments

After some time to reflect on my trip to VMworld, it’s become clear that VMware is undergoing a massive evolution with respect to what it does in the network space. From software-driven environments to cloud-centric strategies, VMware is positioning itself in a world that’s largely leaving the data center and other legacy systems behind. In […]

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Greg Stemberger

November 8, 2017

Cloud  •  Data Center  •  Networking  •  Software-defined Networking