VMware Reduces Recidivism with Correctional Educational Solution on Digital Learning Platform

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Many Corrections Institutions and State/Local Governments are investing in inmate education to reduce recidivism. This presents a set of unique objectives and challenges with an opportunity to utilize technology platforms to increase opportunity, participation, and learning experience to inmates. The RAND Corporation shows that every dollar spent on education programs save between four and five Read more...

VMware helps organizations strengthen their cybersecurity posture through our Cyber Range Solution built on the VMware Digital Learning Platform

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Contributed by: Cameron Groves, Senior Director, Industry Solutions and Innovations Teams, VMware Greg Chait, Sr. Solutions Technical Program Manager, Industry Strategy & Innovations, VMware The protection of personal information is top of mind for every organization. As people, devices, and objects become more connected, a compromised connection in one system can negatively impact the mission of government Read more...

The Impact of SaaS on Government IT

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Government’s journey toward digital transformation continues to make significant headway. The global adoption of mobile devices, social media, and cloud-native apps coupled with a shorter attention span and low tolerance for inefficiency has, for better or worse, shined a negative spotlight on government services. This shift in expectations has forced agencies to reexamine service delivery Read more...

The Year Ahead in Federal IT: What to Expect in 2019

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It’s the end of the calendar year, which means recaps, listicles, and predictions dominate headlines. While 2018 was a solid year in government IT modernization—with policy, legislation, and support from the White House moving at the speed of technology—much more work needs to be done in the areas of federal IT procurement and oversight, cybersecurity, Read more...

VMware Cloud on AWS expands to AWS GovCloud (US)

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  This week at AWS RE:Invent 2018 VMware announced the Initial Availability of VMware Cloud on AWS GovCloud (US). This sought-after service gives United States government customers and partners the ability to run production vSphere-based workloads in the AWS GovCloud (US-West) Region. In addition, this service has completed a FedRAMP High Baseline Readiness Assessment Report (RAR) that is being Read more...

Highlights and Insights: VMware COO, IDC, Reflect on Hybrid Cloud in Government

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  Sanjay Poonen, COO, Customer Operations at VMware, recently published an article on Forbes.com outlining the need for secure hybrid cloud solutions in government: “We live in a society where government often relies on technology to deliver constituent services at 21st century expectations. And the pace of innovation has driven government information technology (IT) to an Read more...

Securing Election Systems Part 2: Implementing a Zero-Trust Security Model Before, During, and After Election Season

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  On the heels of the 2018 midterm elections and two years away from the 2020 presidential vote, VMware State & Local Government subject matter experts, Gary Christofferson and Herb Thompson, offer advice and best practices for securing elections systems and strengthening government IT security posture. This is part 2 in a 2-part series on Read more...

Advance Mission Success: 6 Best Practices for Modernizing Government IT

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We can solve it. It being the challenge nearly every government leader across the world is facing. It’s not governing. It’s not the environment. It’s legacy technology. Antiquated systems running old applications frustrate users, slow processes, and increase the chances sensitive information gets compromised. A few months back, the US Federal government published its vision Read more...

Tech for Good IS Happening in Industry

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I saw it, and I felt it. The “it” I’m referring to was a silent, yet collective “yes” in the audience that later seeped into VMworld 2018 conversations. It was the response to Pat Gelsinger’s words, seemingly an admonition from VMware’s CEO to all of us in attendance: “Tech as a force for good is Read more...