Delphix: Virtualize applications and databases to save billions of dollars and hundreds of work hours


Applications are core to the enterprise; they drive nearly every aspect of the business. The typical F1000 CIO completed 46 application projects in 2013, and on average, 28 of these 46 projects were over budget and behind schedule. That CIO also spends an average of 40% of her annual budget on applications. To address this, […]

MeriTalk and GSA Collaborate To Map The FedRAMP Pipeline

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I just discovered a great reference I would like to share with you all. It is something I think all of us in the federal ecosystem have needed for quite a while. It is a great, easy to understand visualization of where each of the pending cloud service providers for FedRAMP are in their certification […]

What you need out of your Enterprise Operational Performance Monitoring Solution

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This post was written on behalf of Corvil to help further the dialog on efficient IT operations. We have previously written about the emerging discipline of an integrated approach to Enterprise Operational Performance Monitoring (EOPM). The EPOM approach integrates business/mission data and visibility with performance monitoring of the infrastructure. With this post we want to dive […]

CTOvision Podcast: Cybersecurity with IO’s CSO, Bob Butler


In this podcast, Bob Butler, CSO and vice-CISO of IO joined me to discuss cybersecurity and how improved data center operations can change the cyber paradigm. IO is the leading provider of next-generation modular data center technology and services designs, engineers and delivers cloud enabling data center infrastructure and software for the world’s largest enterprises, governments […]

Some hallmarks and advantages of Data Center 2.0 in the federal enterprise


Today, IT requirements are changing.  IT trends are moving towards centralized processing, exploding stores of data and always-on always available services. Economic realities in the federal space are driving new approaches even faster now, since centralized processing and services make tremendous economic sense. Several federal mandates and requirements underscore this continued push to smartly modernize. […]

Join us at the 2013 Federal Forum, August 6th


On August 6th at the Ronald Reagan Center in Washington DC, MeriTalk and Brocade will be hosting a fantastic event. It will be hosted by Anthony Robbins, the Vice President of Federal Sales at Brocade. Lloyd Carney, CEO at Brocade will be introducing Terry Halvorsen, CIO of the Navy, who will be keynoting the event. It […]