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"The technical and security needs of our government customers are very specialized, and having a senior resource focused on IT and the cloud in this sector is a major competitive differentiator for RightNow," said Laef Olson, CIO of RightNow, as he announced the promotion of RightNow's own Pete Stoneberg to the new position of Deputy CIO, Government Cloud, and VP of Cloud Delivery. Stoneberg’s role will be to provide the vision and day-to-day leadership for the RightNow CX Government Cloud platform and solution for Federal and Department of Defense (DoD) commands, engaging with RightNow’s public sector customer base as a senior solution architect and champion of RightNow’s cloud capabilities. He will also be instrumental in rolling out best practices to RightNow’s government customers, helping them to seamlessly move to and extend the cloud computing model to multi... (more)

President of Lieberman Software to Speak at 1st Annual GovIT Expo

Not only does the U.S. government implement top security standards for many U.S. corporations, it is also held to the highest degree of security and expected to be virtually indestructible. Thus, government agencies must ensure they have a solid security foundation of backend IT controls, and auditing is critical to an institution's overall security infrastructure. "With recent high-profile data breaches, firewalls and end-point security controls aren't enough anymore," notes Philip Liebermam, Founder & President of Lieberman Software, who will be giving a breakout session entitle... (more)

What's Missing in VDI-Based Disaster Recovery?

Continuity of Operations Planning has been a priority of governmental and non-governmental organizations for a number of years. What are best practices for managing users' personalized environments when VDI is used for continuing operations? Paul Hahn, Director of Technical Solutions at Tranxition, will discuss this as well as emerging technologies in a breakout session to be given at SYS-CON's 1st Annual Government IT Conference & Expo (GovITExpo). 1st Annual Government IT Conference & Expo is taking place on October 6, 2009, at the Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC... (more)

SOA – The Delicate Balancing Act

SOA may be a popular buzzword and talk of actively practicing SOA is spoken of in the same vein as teenage frivolity ("everyone is doing it"). JP Morgenthal, Sr. Principal Analyst with QinetiQ North America's Mission Systems Group, will discuss how SOA is actually a delicate balancing act of managing pragmatic concessions against long-term vision in a breakout session to be given at SYS-CON's 1st Annual Government IT Conference & Expo (GovITExpo). 1st Annual Government IT Conference & Expo is taking place on October 6, 2009, at the Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC... (more)

Cloud Data Governance – Addressing Data Privacy, Residency, and Security

Cloud Security Journal on Ulitzer How can public and private sector companies leverage the enumerable and quantifiable benefits of the cloud, while maintaining total control over their private and business sensitive data? Terry Woloszyn, CEO/CTO of PerspecSys Inc., will answer this question and more in a breakout session to be given at SYS-CON's 1st Annual Government IT Conference & Expo (GovITExpo). 1st Annual Government IT Conference & Expo is taking place on October 6, 2009, at the Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC., and you can attend both Woloszyn's session and... (more)