Cloud Computing

The IAE Common Services Platform Achieves ATO Approval

The IAE Common Services Platform Achieves ATO Approval

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GSA’s Integrated Award Environment (IAE) Common Services Platform (CSP) recently passed a rigorous security assessment and operational check and has received its Authorization to Operate (ATO). This is very important as the ATO ensures security for future users of the CSP...
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The First .gov Domains Hardcoded Into Your Browser as All-HTTPS

The First .gov Domains Hardcoded Into Your Browser as All-HTTPS

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Every .gov website, no matter how small, should give its visitors a secure, private connection. Plain HTTP (http://) connections are neither secure nor private, and can be easily intercepted and impersonated. In today’s web browsers, the best and easiest way...
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Tech Tuesday Part 1: Improving Acquisition with Technology at GSA

Tech Tuesday Part 1: Improving Acquisition with Technology at GSA

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To read part 2 of the blog click here. When you hear the words “easy” and “assist,” federal purchasing and technology do not immediately come to mind, but we are working hard to change that perception. As Thomas Sharpe, the...
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Our Guiding Principles – Open, Innovative and Intuitive solutions

Our Guiding Principles – Open, Innovative and Intuitive solutions

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GSA has a long tradition of leading the Federal Government in Information Technology Thought Leadership. We were the first agency to provide access to the internet from every desktop in the mid 90s, the first to move to the Cloud...
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Cloud Conversion Saves GSA Millions

Cloud Conversion Saves GSA Millions

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It’s been just over a year since GSA transitioned to Google’s cloud-based email platform, and to date the agency has realized a cost saving of $2 million dollars. As the first large federal agency to adopt cloud-based email, GSA is...
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Creating Comprehensive Cloud Solutions

Creating Comprehensive Cloud Solutions

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Recently GSA announced the availability of our cloud email solution, the Email as a Service (EaaS) Blanket Purchase Agreements (BPA), which will allow agencies to order pre-approved cloud based tools for email, office automation, and electronic records management, as well...
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