Summer 2013
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Move IT Forward By Taking a Step Back—to the Basics

Treating each IT purchase as part of an overall architecture helps to make sure your IT program is agile and efficient. Cisco has created architectural roadmaps for popular government IT initiatives. Each one has a starting place and one or more paths to follow.

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IT changes so rapidly that contracts can become outdated even before the procurement process is complete. Follow these six guidelines to write RFPs that continue to provide value as your needs change.

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To get the most value from video and mobility solutions for the mission, follow a tested roadmap.

IT Leadership: Recognizing IT Innovators in the Public Sector | More
Read about innovations introduced by Dr. Leland Leonard and Christopher Larsen of Tséhootsooí Medical Center and Lora Mathison and Matt Grose of Itasca Area Schools Collaborative.


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Enterprises Seek The Benefits Of Hybrid Cloud, And Work To Overcome The Challenges
IT decision-makers report greatest interest in using IaaS in a hybrid cloud approach to complement on premises capacity, rather than replace it, and are planning for the impact that will have on network operations and spending. This profile highlights cloud adoption trends as well as the key benefits and challenges that US and European enterprises see when considering and adopting hybrid IaaS strategies.
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Lowest Price Technically Acceptable? Check out Cisco Certified Refurbished Equipment
Lowest Price Technically Acceptable is the new mantra for many public sector customers. Cisco Certified Refurbished Equipment (CCRE) is the answer for your most price sensitive sales situations, driving down the cost of new network deployments, without sacrificing on quality.
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Potential in the Cloud
Cloud technology holds innovative possibilities for businesses within reach. The CLOUD2 Commission is working to push new technologies in the U.S. government and commercial markets forward and unveil the potential within cloud computing.
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Secure Solutions through Cloud Service
Lockheed Martin assures top-notch service for government agencies, beginning with four steps to determine the right path to the cloud. Learn how an assessment, reference architecture, and security are combined to deliver a cloud experience like no other.
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