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Tech Tips

Socially Secure

These pointers can help agencies avoid security problems as they expand their use of social media.

Tech Tips

Making the Switch to IPv6

Consider these six steps to make adoption as painless as possible.

Tech Trends

Getting Wired

VA and DOD work together on flexible, accurate electronic health records.

The Business of IT

Spin Cycle

The politics of Washington spill over onto IT programs and lead to some questionable management practices.

Tech Watch

Advance of the Tablets

Whether Apple iPads or other tablet PCs, agencies make the business case for deploying the popular devices.

Best Practices

From the Ground Up

Cloud computing can help agencies achieve their missions, but both government and industry must collaborate to meet federal privacy and security needs.

Product Review

Power Packed

Equipped with plenty of memory and a solid-state drive, HP's 2560p delivers excellent performance in a compact form factor.

Product Review

A Capable, Flexible Blade

This IBM server can help meet consolidation and green mandates — and deliver performance and availability.

Brief Byte

Demand for Security

Recent surveys on security and technology barriers.



Achieving Document Management Success

Two agencies take different paths toward the promise of a paperless office.


Taking UC to the Next Level

Agencies take a phased approach to enhance communication and collaboration.

Cover Feature

Defending Mobile IT

IT shops look to unleash the power of mobile computing, but they can’t lose sight of information assurance.



Goals for environmentally friendly IT motivate the Savannah River Site's virtualization efforts.


Cleared for Duty

IT improvements and management changes help OPM and DOD move a mountain of cases.


Ready for ROI

Federal agencies take different paths to meeting the data center consolidation mandate and achieve a variety of rewards in the process.


Contributor Column

Helping Tribes Help Each Other

TribalNet helps tribes help each other.

Real-World IT

Uphill Toward Data Center Consolidation

Agencies strive to meet even more challenging target in federal mandate.

Contributor Column

The New Cyber Cold War

The Internet makes it possible for hackers to do things that weren't dreamed of 50 years ago.