Service Level Agreements (SLAs) are at the foundation of building a successful hybrid IT strategy. When moving some or all of your IT responsibilities to a third-party provider, it is imperative that both parties understand how responsibilities will be shared and divided, as well as what the agreed upon service guarantees in terms of uptime, network availability and incident response. We've outlined some key insights to utilize when crafting a federal Service Level Agreement.
With the expansion of FDCCI and introduction of DCOI, the federal government has continued to focus on efforts to modernize IT and reduce inefficiencies. Agencies are now seeking to leverage the combined expertise of both the public and private sector. In this blog, we've outlined three key considerations to consider when optimizing their data center strategy.
QTS Government Cloud answers the call for more flexible, scalable and compliant federal data storage solutions after the federal government halts data center construction.
Systems integrators face a daunting task when they are challenged to design an IT solution that combines the many necessary components a federal customer needs. QTS can help.
Federal agencies manage some of the most sensitive data in the world, which is in itself a challenging task. Add in security requirements, compliance regulations and the “Cloud First” policy introduced in 2011, and these agencies need a trusted cloud partner that can help them deliver.
During the reception, QTS’ Chief Product Officer Peter Weber talked about the successful partnerships the company has formed across the beltway, and how critical they are to QTS’ support of the missions of public sector agencies.
“Big data” is the latest digital trend among federal agencies, as many of them work to develop and apply strategies to use the information they glean from that data.
Federal agencies face many of the same basic challenges that organizations outside the government spectrum do: security concerns, compliance standards and big data. By virtue of being government organizations funded by taxpayer dollars, these agencies and the contractors that serve them have extra items to think about when working to solve their data challenges.
Join us at this networking event and learn about how we became FedRAMP compliant and how a partnership with us can deliver top-notch managed hosting and cloud services in 2016 and beyond.
Government CIOs have recognized that agility and innovation are needed if their institutions are to successfully adapt in today’s fluid digital landscape.
It’s been a little over one year since the June 5, 2014 deadline for federal agencies to ensure that their cloud solutions are compliant with the Federal Risk Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP).
In this blog we will be taking a look at the community cloud and outlining some pros and cons associated with this deployment model. Federal agencies looking to take advantage of he benefits of private cloud while paying slightly less will likely look into a community cloud solution.