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Security

Dominating and Protecting the Connected Battlefield


“Dominance” and “protection” sum up the Defense Department’s goals as U.S. armed forces begin to modernize their networks and communications systems. DOD is investing significant resources in providing troops with highly advanced technology so they can effectively communicate with each other and allies in …


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Systems

Maximize Your Microsoft Ecosystem Performance


Microsoft offers some of its own monitoring options, such as System Center and Windows Admin Center. Federal IT pros can optimize performance by including additional monitoring strategies such as monitoring Windows servers, Microsoft applications, databases, Hyper-V, Azure, and Office 365. Monitoring Strategies Windows Servers …


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Security

Assessing the Navy’s New Cybersecurity Program


The Navy’s new Combat to Connect in 24 Hours (C2C24) is an ambitious program with the potential to change naval warfare as we know it. The program is designed to improve operational efficiency by automating the Navy’s risk management framework (RMF) efforts; providing sailors …




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DevOps

Cloud Smart’s Success Relies on Smart Network Monitoring


The Office of Management and Budget’s Cloud Smart proposal signals both the end of an era and the beginning of new opportunities. The focus has shifted from ramping up cloud technologies to maximizing cloud deployments to achieve the desired mission outcomes. Certainly, agencies are …



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Systems

The 5 Elements of Application Performance Management


By Paul Parker, SolarWinds Federal & National Government Chief Technologist   Every federal IT pro understands the importance of network monitoring, systems management, database performance monitoring, and other essential functions. The IT infrastructure must be working optimally to ensure overall performance.   What about …


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Database

Five Must-dos of Database Performance Management


Here is an interesting article from my colleague Joe Kim, in which he explores database performance management. Databases are complex, multifaceted, and vital to the health of every agency. They are the heart of every data center and arguably one of the most important …


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Security

AI Should Not Replace Established Security Practices


Here is an interesting article from my colleague Joe Kim, in which he discusses the impact of artificial intelligence on cybersecurity.   Agencies are turning to artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning to bolster the United States’ cybersecurity posture.   Agencies are dealing with …