TRENDS: 4 Predictions for Cloud Computing and Machine Learning In 2017. Frustrated with the impact of technology advances on infrastructure upgrades and IT budgets, a growing number of organizations are opting for cloud computing investments instead. That is the view of Bluelock Chief Technology Officer Pat O’Day, who shared his predictions for cloud computing and machine learning with Information Management. O’Day sees four key trends driving cloud computing in 2017. Find out more

CLOUD VENDORS: Want You To Embrace The Third Wave Of Computing – Are You Ready? The IT industry is experiencing the third wave of computing. The first wave was driven by the PC and x86 server revolution where inexpensive, commodity hardware started replacing the large, monolithic mainframes. The second revolution was ushered in the form of virtualization in which the virtual machine became the unit of deployment and management. Find out more

FEDERAL GOVERNMENT: Cybersecurity in the Age of IoT: 5 Best Practices for Government. The proliferation of internet of things (IoT) connected devices is on a steady rise. Analysts predict that from now through 2020, the number of connected “things” will grow from 13.5 billion units to 38.5 billion units, a growth of over 285 percent. Find out more

PaaS: Too Late, PaaS, You Missed Your Shot in the Cloud. As PaaS providers split into narrow slices, IaaS clouds have absorbed the critical capabilities that PaaS originally promised. Find out more


NOW ON SLIDESHARE: Tech Update Summary from Blue Mountain Data Systems December 2016

IT SECURITY SUPPORT: Blue Mountain Data Systems is actively involved in implementing FISMA and NIST standards with Federal Civilian Agencies. Due to our extensive experience in this area, Blue Mountain has developed processes and organizational techniques to help ensure security deliverables are completed on time, and performed in the most efficient manner possible. We ensure that NIST-800-53 control requirements are treated consistently during definition, analysis, implementation, auditing, and reporting phases of a system. Find out more about Blue Mountain Data Systems IT Security Support Services. Call us at 703-502-3416.

BLUE MOUNTAIN DATA SYSTEMS HAS THE EXPERIENCE: 1994 to Present – U.S. Dept. of Labor, Employee Benefits Security Administration. Responsible to the Office of Technology and Information Systems for information systems architecture, planning, applications development, networking, administration and IT security, supporting the enforcement of Title I of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act — ERISA. Within the EBSA, Blue Mountain is responsible for design, development and support for its various enforcement database management systems, as well as all case tracking and customer service inquiry systems. Blue Mountain also provides IT security services to the EBSA, in the form of FISMA Assessment and Authorization, System Security Plans, Risk and vulnerability assessments, monitoring and investigation support. Read more.


Cloud Computing – Daily Tech Update – January 18, 2017

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