Profile of J. Nicholas HooverSenior Editor, InformationWeek Government
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Articles by J. Nicholas Hoover
posted in November 2011
The military says it's on track with its data center consolidation plans, but budget uncertainty might make it hard to maintain the pace.
Windows Azure vet Bharat Shiyam steps into the middle of a major state agency consolidation and a massive data center build as Washington's new state CIO.
Go inside the federal government's data center consolidation initiative, which aims to save $5 billion. See who's closing the most data centers, where, and how else the picture is changing.
Federal agencies are working on everything from supercomputing in the cloud to software optimizations for fusion research, and will be discussing their research at this week's annual SC11 conference.
Defense Department looks to procure smartphones, tablets, and personal Wi-Fi hotspots for soldiers.
Conventional wisdom says that cloud computing is inherently less secure. But many government experts are focused on cloud computing's security strengths.
Since Google released Google+ Pages for businesses and organizations earlier this week, government agencies have been rapidly creating Google+ accounts.
Cloud services suite to expand with platform as a service, data as a service, and a new cloud computing storefront likened to Apple's AppStore and Google's Android Market.
Interagency collaboration produces strategy that outlines requirements and standards. Will it make it easier for agencies to buy into cloud?
Interior Department has revamped its request for a cloud email service, and the two tech giants are fighting for it as well as other cloud service deals in government and beyond.