9 July 2015 DoD CIO Mobility Industry Day


Another event we would like to bring to your attention is the AFCEA coordinated DoD CIO Mobility Industry day of 9 July 2015. Mobility is not just a major trend for DoD, but is a major driver of future mission functionality and is also posing very unique security challenges for the department. This event will shed […]

CTOvision Interviews RADM Paul Becker, Director for Intelligence, Joint Chiefs of Staff, On The Cyber Threat


We recently had the opportunity to interview the Director for Intelligence (J2) for the Joint Chiefs of Staff, RADM Paul Becker, USN. RADM Becker has served in this position since September 2013. The Joint Staff J2 is a position requiring a constant awareness of the day-to-day threats to the nation. Becker had the perfect background […]

Bright Computing: Advanced Linux Cluster Management


With this post we are initiating coverage of Bright Computing. Bright Computing provides comprehensive software solutions for provisioning and managing HPC clusters, Hadoop clusters, and OpenStack private clouds in your data center or in the cloud. Bright’s platform, the Bright Cluster Manager, was designed by a highly regarded team of cluster specialists with first-hand experience […]

Storage Boost for iPhone or iPad


Many of us have had this problem:  we’ve run out of storage on our iPhone or iPad, and don’t want to upgrade to a model with higher capacity, or, worst, there is no model with enough capacity to satisfy our need.  Fortunately, there are many solutions to this problem. You’re probably already familiar with one […]

Cybersecurity Standards and Your Enterprise


As we have noted in the past, “The nice thing about standards is that you have so many to choose from” teaches Andrew S. Tanebaum in his classic text on Computer Networks. This adage is especially true when it comes to cybersecurity. We encounter so many standards in the corporate world that in so many cases they […]

Brocade Federal Forum 17 June: The place to be to ensure your networks and datacenters are optimized


Great champions of federal IT FedScoop and Brocade have combined efforts to produce an informative event that can help ensure your networks and data centers are optimized. And by optimized I mean are significantly reducing your IT spend, which should get your attention. Here is more from the event invite: Federal networks need to modernize. Federal Forum […]