TechNet Augusta 2016: Defensive Cyber

This is the sixth in our series of posts on US Army systems and mission needs based on the AFCEA Augusta Technet. The US Army must ensure they have the ability to maneuver in cyberspace.  There were considerable discussions on defensive and offensive cyber operations and how they will occur in a conflict.  Defensive cyber […]

Fast-Start DevOps FedRAMP Based Solution

CMA has announced their launch of a Fast-Start DevOps (Platform)-as-a-Service [DaaS] solution through the CMA NIH CIO-CS Government-Wide Acquisition Contract (GWAC). This solution integrates Red Hat’s OpenShift open source PaaS with NTT Data’s value-added professional services and BlackMesh’s FedRAMP compliant hosting infrastructure.  The result is a DevOps environment that streamlines the rapid development and deployment of new […]

AFCEA Defensive Cyber Operations Symposium 5-7 May 2015 at Baltimore Convention Center

If you’re interested in cyber security and operations at the federal level, check out the AFCEA Defensive Cyber Operations Symposium.  This event combines the  JIE Mission Partners Symposium and the International Cyber Symposium to increase dialogue among key participants, broaden the involvement of essential stakeholders, and sharpen focus on critical issues. The agenda is packed […]

Hortonworks: An Apache Hadoop stack with management tools

Hortonworks Data Platform Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP) is a  open source Apache Hadoop distribution.   It is ideal for organizations that want to combine the power and cost-effectiveness of Apache Hadoop with the advanced services and reliability required for enterprise deployments. Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP) is the only 100% open source data management platform based on Apache […]

Mirantis: Emphasizes Truly Open OpenStack

Mirantis is a pure play OpenStack company, delivering all the software, services, training, and support needed for running OpenStack in production at scale. From their website: Mirantis OpenStack features Fuel, the official OpenStack management software. Developed as an OpenStack community effort, it provides an intuitive, GUI-driven experience for automated deployment and management of OpenStack, related community […]

Platform As A Service, Giving the IT world D-Business, Know your DAM use cases

Today’s cyber news we are tracking: Platform As A Service, Giving the IT world d business, Know your DAM use cases, and more… Platform As A Service Platform As A Service (PaaS) is slowly becoming popular in the IT industry.  Organizations are beginning to invest in a quicker solution for their everyday operations.  PaaS affords […]