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Hurricane Sandy Illustrates Need for Extensive Disaster Recovery Plans

We’ve written about the approaching Hurricane season and the importance of disaster preparedness, yet nothing brings this more to light than a Hurricane barreling towards you. This past weekend, the east coast prepared for Hurricane Sandy and the pending storm that has shut down all public transportation including Amtrak, NYC Subway and DC Metro systems. […]

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TechSource Editor

October 31, 2012

Cloud  •  Collaboration  •  Mobility + End User Devices  •  Wireless

Telework Exchange Reports an Increase in Telepresence Usage

If you were not raised with FaceTime, Skype and video chats, the concept of implementing telepresence solutions in the government may seem frivolous and unnecessary. People can already communicate over the phone; do they really need to see the person they’re speaking to? Is it really worth the cost of implementing telepresence solutions when you […]

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TechSource Editor

October 22, 2012

Collaboration  •  Mobility + End User Devices  •  Wireless

Technology Lessens the Burden of the Federal Retirement Tsunami

We’ve seen it coming for years, and in fact, planned on this disruption to the federal workforce. Yet, the federal retirement tsunami is still causing a disturbance in federal agencies, as a large population of federal employees reach retirement age concurrently. Nearly 9,000 retirement claims were filed in the month of August alone, according to […]

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TechSource Editor

October 15, 2012

Cloud  •  Collaboration  •  Mobility + End User Devices  •  Wireless

National Cyber Security Awareness Month: How to Stay Secure at Home and Work

The Iron Bow Security Practice regularly deals with assessing security postures, potential risks and the various threats facing our Federal and Fortune-X customer base. We regularly grind the “Security is People, Process, Technology” axe in many of our discussions. However, in practice, many organizations tend to focus on the technology, and leave the people and […]

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TechSource Editor

October 10, 2012

Cyber Security

Trent Punnett of Teradici Overviews the Latest VDI Solutions for Government Customers

Last week, we featured a video post on VDI from our Director of Virtualization and Mobility Solutions, Ryan Sobel. We also wanted to share our partner’s perspective.  At the VMWare’s Federal Partner Exchange, Ryan caught up with Trent Punnett, Vice President of Marketing at Teradici, to discuss PCoIP and the latest virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) […]

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Trent Punnett

CRN 2012 Fast Growth Companies

Today’s business environment is full of uncertainties, from government sequestration to resource constraints, many of which we blog about frequently on TechSource.  As our customers are facing these challenges, we are committed to helping them achieve their mission by developing the innovative and flexible solutions to address their needs. As such, we are proud to […]

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TechSource Editor

September 25, 2012

IT Modernization

Impact and Benefits of Virtualization

Ryan Sobel, Practice Director for Mobility and Virtualization discusses how virtualized desktop infrastructure can benefit federal agencies that need to increase efficiencies and maximize effectiveness.

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TechSource Editor

All About Big Data

Iron Bow Big Data expert, Clint Green, talks about the latest trends and benefits of analyzing large and small data sets.

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TechSource Editor

September 17, 2012

Big Data & Analytics  •  Data Center

PODCAST: Lisa Dezzutti, CEO and President of Market Connections, Discusses New Realities for Government Contractors

With uncertain budgetary times looming ahead, many government contractors are dealing with new realities. Where once was year-over-year organic growth, now contractors need to seek new revenue streams and potentially scale back on certain programs. Fortunately, there will be new paths to revenue growth in the areas of cyber security, health IT, cloud computing and […]

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TechSource Editor

September 6, 2012

Cloud  •  Cyber Security  •  Data Center  •  IT Modernization

TIC-Tock It’s Time to Consolidate Agency Network Access in Pursuit of Security

Sometimes really good ideas take a long time to come to fruition; a really, really long time. In November 2007 the Office of Management and Budget issued a memorandum (M-08-05) that required government agencies to reduce the number of external connections currently in use by the Federal government.  The driving force behind this was not […]

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Doug Krueger

August 29, 2012

Cyber Security  •  IT Modernization

Ready for a Global Cyber Arms Race?

“What we’re looking at is a global cyber arms race,” Rear Admiral Samuel Cox. Are we? This rant is an issue that I have been pondering for quite some time, and I fully believe is going to be a core discussion point within our community in the near future. It’s about the implication of weaponry […]

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TechSource Editor

August 23, 2012

Cyber Security

The Road to Recovery: Video Teleconferencing Solutions Keep PTSD Patients on Track

We welcome and honor deployed soldiers that arrive home safely on U.S. soil and celebrate the courage it takes to protect our nation’s freedom. Yet, in many cases, there is a long road ahead of these soldiers even after they’ve arrived. Statistics show that more than 20 percent of the soldiers who served in Iraq […]

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TechSource Editor

August 13, 2012

Collaboration  •  Telehealth

The Graying of Black Hat, DEFCON and InfoSec Industry

This past week was easily one of the most compact and dense information security experiences to be had within the continental U.S. Inside of a short five days, a large chunk of the world’s active security practitioners (from researchers to hackers to sales people and federal agents) descended upon Sin City to attend the one […]

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TechSource Editor

August 1, 2012

Cyber Security