Press Releases & Blog Posts

Three almost identical Spiderman's pointing at each other with the text "AI writing about AI"

Artificial Intelligence Appreciation Day

Today, we celebrate AI Appreciation Day, a time to reflect on the incredible advancements and contributions of artificial intelligence to our daily lives. For a little fun, we asked ChatGPT to write a blog about itself in honor of this day…

Read More »
Vertosoft and Ontotext logos

Vertosoft Named as New Public Sector Distributor for Ontotext

Vertosoft announced that they have been named as Ontotext’s newest Public Sector distributor for their semantic knowledge graph database solutions. Under this new agreement, Vertosoft’s contract vehicles and partner network will facilitate easy access for government procurement of Ontotext’s software and semantic solutions…

Read More »
Vertosoft & MicroStrategy logos

Vertosoft Named as Federal Partner of the Year at MicroStrategy World 2024

VERTOSOFT NAMED AS FEDERAL PARTNER OF THE YEAR AT MICROSTRATEGY WORLD 2024 Vertosoft, a leading distributor of software solutions in the public sector, is thrilled to announce they have been named as the MicroStrategy Federal Partner of the Year at MicroStrategy World 2024. This recognition shows Vertosoft’s commitment to empowering organizations through providing innovative solutions. Vertosoft is

Read More »
Knights of the Round Table Blog Graphic

The Ethical Parallels Between Merlin’s Deception and Modern Business Practices

In the rich tapestry of Arthurian legend, one of the most compelling narratives is found in Thomas Malory’s “Le Morte d’Arthur.” This seminal work, completed in 1485, weaves a complex story of magic, power, and destiny. Central to this narrative is the conception of Arthur, a future legendary king, born from a union shrouded in deception and magical intrigue. Merlin, the enigmatic wizard, employs his magical abilities to disguise Uther Pendragon, enabling him to fulfill his desire for Igraine, the Duchess of Cornwall, under the guise of her husband…

Read More »
Masters Golf Blog Graphic

Mastering Public Sector Sales with Vertosoft

As the Masters Tournament captures the attention of golf enthusiasts worldwide, showcasing unparalleled skill and dedication at Augusta National, we find a powerful metaphor for the journey towards mastery in public sector sales. Just as the golfer’s cry of “Fore!” serves as a warning of a bad shot or mistake, in the realm of public sector sales, companies encounter similar moments that demand attention and strategic adjustment…

Read More »
Women in Tech Blog series graphic

Women in Tech Blog Series: Redefining Leadership; Triumphs and Lessons from the Journey of an Asian American Woman

In a world where diversity is increasingly valued, the narrative of the Asian American woman in leadership is one that carries both triumphs and challenges. As I reflect on my journey of more than 15 years in an industry dominated by Caucasian males, I realize that the key to success lies in embracing authenticity, exuberant confidence, leading by example, continuous pursuit of knowledge, and unyielding passion…

Read More »
Women in tech blog series graphic

Women in Tech Blog Series: The Vertosoft Women Share Their Motivations for Choosing to Work in the Technology Industry

National Women’s History Month is celebrated in March in the United States to recognize the contributions of women to events in history and contemporary society. It is a time to reflect on the progress that has been made, to honor the courage and determination of the women who have played a role in shaping our country, and to continue to fight for gender equality. Throughout this month, we have been spotlighting numerous women in the technology sector, with the aim of offering guidance to women entering this traditionally male-dominated field. As this month of recognition draws to a close, some of the Vertosoft women share their reasons for choosing to work in the technology industry…

Read More »
Women in Tech Blog Series Graphic

Women in Tech Blog Series: Empowering Girls in STEM

US industries based in STEM seem to have boundless growth.  With emerging technologies such as quantum computing, artificial intelligence, and IoT devices, there will be a need to hire STEM professionals for decades to come.  With all these opportunities, women in technology, engineering, and math are still underrepresented.  We know this from all the articles that have been written in the past years and will still be written in years to come if we don’t get elementary school girls interested in STEM today…

Read More »
women in tech blog series graphic

Women in Tech Blog Series: Words of Wisdom for Women Entering the Cybersecurity Sales Industry

To be honest, when asked to write about being a female in the cybersecurity sales industry, I really struggled with what to write. Throughout my career, I have been privileged to be surrounded by intelligent and highly competent women in our industry and have worked for leadership that championed women in their workforce.From those strong leaders, I’ve learned that while they may have been the one of the few females in the room, their gender isn’t what made them “different”…

Read More »
women in tech blog series graphic

Women in Tech Blog Series: Breaking Stereotypes and Ignoring Unnecessary Advice: Don’t Let Others Idea of Success Define You

For two decades, I’ve navigated the ever-evolving cyber security industry as a woman. Along the way, I’ve encountered challenges, including stereotypes and unsolicited advice. One such piece of advice was to start playing golf to excel as a sales executive. However, I chose to defy such expectations and carve my own path to success.  Through my personal journey, I’ve learned the importance of authenticity and building resilience by breaking barriers…

Read More »
Vertosoft & MicroStrategy logos

Vertosoft Named as New Distributor for MicroStrategy

LEESBURG, Va., March 6, 2024 (Newswire.com) – Vertosoft, a leading software distributor to the public sector, has announced today that they have been named as a new software distributor for MicroStrategy and their AI platform. Through this agreement, Vertosoft will distribute MicroStrategy’s AI platform, expanding their footprint in the public sector with access to Vertosoft procurement vehicles and partner network…

Read More »
women in tech blog series graphic

Women in Tech Blog Series: 5 Leadership Lessons From My Heros; Women in Government

I’ve spent over 20 years working in govtech, in roles where I’ve interacted with public servants spanning every agency, municipality, and role. Why govtech? I love that my work is meaningful, and I’m inspired by every customer I interact with. They are the heroes making our communities function from processing wedding licenses and building permits, to creating and maintaining budget books, to ensure all our water and sewer lines are well-maintained, and more. The fact that this isn’t something we hear a lot about in the news is a sign that these public servants are succeeding…

Read More »
Women in tech blog series graphic

Women in Tech Blog Series: Advice for Women Entering the Operational Technology Cybersecurity Industry

In recent years, the field of operational technology (OT) cybersecurity has emerged as a critical domain, safeguarding the backbone of sectors such as manufacturing, energy, transportation, utilities, government and defense. Operational Technology (OT) refers to the hardware and software systems used to monitor and control physical processes as well as devices used in critical infrastructure. With the accelerating digitalization of industrial processes, the demand for various professional roles in this sector has skyrocketed. However, like many STEM fields, OT cybersecurity remains predominantly male-dominated. Despite this, women like me are making significant strides and contributions to this vital industry…

Read More »
Vertosoft Valentines hearts graphic

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with Perfect Tech Pairings

CELEBRATE VALENTINE’S DAY WITH PERFECT TECH PAIRINGS It’s Valentines Day!! While we can’t help you find your own perfect match, we can help you find technology pairings that are perfect in helping solve some of your most difficult mission challenges. AI and Business Intelligence: A Love Story Pairing Artificial Intelligence with Business Intelligence tools creates

Read More »
ivy.ai and vertosoft logos

Ivy.ai Launches Partnership with Vertosoft, Connects the Public Sector with AI-powered Chatbot Technology

BOULDER, CO – FEBRUARY 13, 2024 – Ivy.ai, the leading provider of chatbots and omnichannel communications platforms, today announced a new partnership with Vertosoft, a high-value technology reseller for the public sector. Governing bodies are tasked with addressing citizen queries quickly, accurately, and eciently – a time-intensive process that takes a toll on government resources. The new partnership between Ivy.ai and Vertosoft aims to mitigate those strains by providing quality customer service chatbot technology that enables streamlined access to the most updated versions of critical government resources.

Read More »
Superbowl of Password Security Graphic

Get Ready for the Championship of Password Security

With the conclusion of the NFL playoffs, we all have the Championship game at the top of our minds. But let’s not overlook another major ‘Day’ that occurs before the main event. Just like the Super Bowl, National Change Your Password Day is an annual event that you won’t want to miss. February 1st is a day dedicated to reminding us all about the importance of changing and upgrading our passwords to keep our online accounts safe and secure.

Read More »
Vertosoft and OPSWAST logos

Vertosoft Named as New Public Sector Distributor for OPSWAT’s Advanced Cybersecurity Solutions

LEESBURG, Va., January 23, 2024 (Newswire.com) – Vertosoft, a leading distributor of innovative technology solutions to the public sector, is proud to announce its new partnership with OPSWAT, a global leader in critical infrastructure cybersecurity. This strategic collaboration marks a significant step in enhancing cybersecurity across the public sector, leveraging OPSWAT’s renowned MetaDefender platform…

Read More »
Vertosoft and Docker logos

Vertosoft Named as New Public Sector Distributor for Docker

LEESBURG, Va., November 7, 2023 (Newswire.com) – Docker, Inc.®, a leading provider of cloud-native application development tools, content, and services for developers, has named Vertosoft as their new public sector distributor. This will give Public Sector developers a streamlined way to get access to the Docker platform to build, share, run, and manage their applications…

Read More »
Spooky halloween spider webs and lock and key cyber security graphic

Cybersecurity: Four Easy Steps to a Safer Digital Life

October is not just about Halloween; it’s also Cybersecurity Awareness Month! While ghosts and goblins are spooky, the thought of getting hacked is downright terrifying. But fear not! We’ve got four easy steps recommended by CISA to make your online experience as sweet as the candy corn you’ll be munching on this month.

Read More »
Vertosoft and Digital.ai logos

Vertosoft Expands Partnership With Digital.ai

LEESBURG, Va., September 6, 2023 (Newswire.com) – Vertosoft, a leading technology distributor, is transforming the way emerging and innovative technologies break into the public sector market across US Federal, State, Local, and Higher Education agencies and has expanded their partnership with Digital.ai, the leading AI-powered DevSecOps platform. With this new expansion of the partnership, government agencies will now have a streamlined procurement experience with a single point of access to channel partners and solution providers.

Read More »
DevOPs infinity symbol showing the DevOps process

Policy as Code in Support of cATO

If you have spent any time developing or deploying software at a government agency, you have heard about Authority to Operate (ATO). Traditionally, an ATO was/is a point-in-time authorization. Systems would be subject to ‘rigorous’ testing & review, and once deemed secure by some group of humans by looking at written documentation and maybe some code reviews, were granted an ATO for a defined period.  In the case of the traditional Risk Management Framework (RMF), that ATO is for three years.  The challenge is…

Read More »
Vertosoft and Spectro cloud logos

Vertosoft Named as Exclusive Public Sector Distributor for Award-Winning Spectro Cloud Palette VerteX Kubernetes Management Platform

LEESBURG, Va., August 1, 2023 (Newswire.com) – Vertosoft, the leading distributor of emerging technologies to the government, has been named the new public sector distributor for Spectro Cloud and its Kubernetes management platform, Palette. 

Kubernetes is at the forefront of how government bodies today innovate their applications and digital experiences, and it’s one of the fastest-growing technologies across the sector. But it has traditionally been challenging to operate, particularly across diverse environments and as the number and complexity of workloads increase…

Read More »
Image of Vertosoft AI LaunchPad represented in Tiers like a cake

Vertosoft AI LaunchPad and Your Machine Learning Data Pipeline Architecture

We recently announced the Vertosoft AI LaunchPad to bring together some of the industry’s best and most innovative technologies to create a platform that supports the rapid adoption of machine learning and artificial intelligence across the public sector. A machine learning (ML) model thrives on the quality and diversity of data it processes, so let’s delve deeper into how the Vertosoft AI LaunchPad helps agencies build and manage quality data pipelines…

Read More »
Image of Vertosoft AI LaunchPad represented in Tiers like a cake

Vertosoft AI LaunchPad

Five years ago, we saw the need to bring together some of the industry’s best and most innovative technologies to create a platform that supports the rapid adoption of machine learning across the public sector.  Since that time, we have leveraged these technologies to support public sector agencies across the country in the adoption of machine learning and artificial intelligence.  Combining lessons learned and the experience of our solution partners, Vertosoft has developed the Vertosoft AI LaunchPad (VAIL)…

Read More »

March Madness and Data Analytics Vol. 2

It’s that time of year when worker productivity goes out the window, as the frenzy of March Madness captivates workplaces nationwide. Reflecting on last season’s model, the model performed admirably during the regular season, accurately predicting outcomes about 72% of the time…

Read More »

Ways to Maintain Data Privacy

Data privacy is a critical issue in today’s digital age. The European Union’s (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDRP) sets a new standard for data protection by giving individuals control over their personal information. In the US, there is a growing trend towards a rights-based approach, like GDPR, that says individuals effectively own their personal information and have the legal right to decide how it is used…

Read More »

Leverage TX-DIR Outside of the State of Texas

The Texas Department of Information Resources (TX-DIR) provides an efficient platform to deliver emerging technology solutions to state and local government entities. However, it is not only agencies within the state of Texas that can leverage this contract vehicle…

Read More »

Hyperautomation

Hyperautomation is a game-changing technology for government agencies looking to increase efficiency and effectiveness in their operations. By using advanced technologies such as artificial intelligence and machine learning, government agencies can automate complex tasks and processes, allowing them to better serve the needs of their constituents…

Read More »

Vertosoft Named As New Distributor For Quokka

LEESBURG, Va., December 6, 2022 (Newswire.com) – Quokka, formally known as Kryptowire, a leader in mobile application vetting, testing, and cybersecurity, has named Vertosoft as a new Public Sector Distributor. With this announcement, Quokka will now have access to Vertosoft’s vast network of state, local, and federal contracts and public sector partners.

Read More »

Kiteworks Accelerates Its Public Sector Business by Adding Vertosoft as New Distributor

LEESBURG, Va., November 1, 2022 (Newswire.com) – Kiteworks, which delivers data privacy and compliance for sensitive content communications through its Private Content Network, has named Vertosoft as a new public sector distributor. With this new announcement, Kiteworks will begin leveraging Vertosoft’s public sector eco-system of value-added re-sellers (VARs), solutions providers, and systems integrators to grow its Public Sector business.

Read More »

Don’t Delay— Patch Today

In March of 2017, CVE-2017-5638 was publicly announced which disclosed a vulnerability in the Apache Struts framework. Approximately 2 months later Equifax was breached by hackers and over 200,000 credit cards were stolen.  More recently, Log4Shell was discovered in the popular and widespread open-source library Log4j.

Read More »

Vertosoft is Tripling Their Headquarter Offices Due to Unprecedented Growth

Vertosoft, ranked #3 in the Washington Business Journal for the fastest growing companies in Greater D.C., is a government technology solutions provider headquartered at 1602 Village Market Blvd in Leesburg, VA. Represented by Edward Saa and Timothy Jacobs, Vertosoft is moving and tripling their headquarters offices to 14,000 SF to accommodate their growing company.

Read More »

Vertosoft Named as new Distributor for Microblink

LEESBURG, Va., September 6, 2022 (Newswire.com) – Vertosoft and Microblink have announced a new partnership, where Vertosoft will act as a distributor for Microblink’s identity solutions for the U.S. Public Sector. 

With Microblink’s AI-powered software, the U.S. Public Sector and its federal, state, and local network of consumers and partners will fast-track their digital transformation while giving citizens and government workers an easy way to complete and validate once-complicated processes. 

Read More »

RFIs, RFPs, RFQs, Sources Sought

Many of the companies we work with, who have not done business with government agencies, sometimes have questions regarding the differences between an RFI, Sources Sought Notice, RFP, and RFQ. This article is intended to provide an overview of each instrument and what it means for a company wanting to do business with the government.

Read More »

Vertosoft Named as New Partner for Anglepoint Inc.

LEESBURG, Va., July 6, 2022 (Newswire.com) – Today, Vertosoft announced a new partnership with Anglepoint Inc., an industry leader in Software Asset Management (SAM) Services. Through this partnership, Vertosoft will assist Anglepoint in expanding into the public sector vertical.

Read More »

March Madness and Data Analytics

Much to the chagrin of companies across America, the NCAA Basketball Tournament that we call March Madness is upon us. WalletHub estimates that corporations will lose $13.8B due to unproductive workers, and around $10B will be wagered during the tournament. People have been listening to pundits, pouring over data, and looking for anything that might give them an edge in filling out a winning bracket for their office bracket pool, or give them family bragging rights until next year’s tournament, or win big on a wager.

Read More »

Devo Reaches FedRAMP “In-Process” Status

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.—February 23, 2022—Devo Technology, the cloud-native logging and security analytics company, today announced the company has been designated as Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program’s (FedRAMP) “In-Process.” Devo expects to reach full authorization in the fall of 2022.

Read More »

Vertosoft Named as New Government Partner for Udacity

Vertosoft announced a new partnership on Friday with Udacity, a company that is redefining the meaning of workplace development. With this new partnership Vertosoft will distribute Udacity’s talent transformation suite and digital competency platform to its federal network and highlight how the platform alleviates talent gaps within agencies.

Read More »

SpyCloud Releases First Anti-fraud Solution to Illuminate Fraud Risk by Applying Analytics to Underground Data

AUSTIN, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–SpyCloud, the leader in account takeover and fraud prevention, announced today the launch of their new product, SpyCloud Identity Risk Engine, a transformative API-delivered solution that provides actionable, predictive risk assessments for e-commerce and financial service customers. The assessments consist of a risk score supported by key risk indicators and reason codes, resulting from real-time analysis of SpyCloud’s unmatched collection of recaptured data from breaches, malware infections, and other underground sources.

Read More »

Vertosoft Volunteer Day

Last Friday, Vertosoft employees took time out of their day to give back to the Loudoun community by volunteering with the Salvation Army. A group of employees packaged food and passed them out to members of the community. It was a great day of team bonding and supporting our community.

Read More »

Strategic Leadership Paper: United States Air Force Financial Management Career Field

Lt Col Ben Koch has over fifteen years in the United States Air Force (USAF) Financial Management career field and over ten years in the defense contractor arena. He has deployed overseas three times, was a Comptroller Commander, has worked as a contractor supporting tier-1 prime contractors, and supported the government as a Systems Engineering and Technical Assistance (SETA) contractor.

Read More »

Explore. Experience. Share

Week 3 of Cybersecurity Awareness Month focuses on Cybersecurity Career Awareness to encourage individuals to explore a career in cybersecurity whether you are an experienced professional seeking a career change or a student looking to start your career.

Read More »

Phight the Phish

Throughout September and October, scores of fishermen converge on the Middle Fork of the Salmon River in the Frank Church-River of No Return Wilderness in Central Idaho.  Their goal? To catch a Steelhead, which are large ocean-going rainbow trout. For 33 straight years, my father made this trip, and on occasion, I was privileged to tag along with hopes of landing ‘the big one.’

Read More »

Be Cyber Smart

At Vertosoft we are participating in Cybersecurity Awareness Month to lend another voice to help raise awareness about how important good cyber hygiene is for individuals and organizations. For the past 17 years, IBM has commissioned the “Cost of Data Breach Report” study by the Ponemon Institute.  In this year’s report, the Ponemon study noted that the costs related to a data breach rose from USD 3.86 million to USD 4.24 million, the highest average total cost in the 17-year history of this report. The most common initial attack vector which accounted for 20% of the breaches was focused on compromised credentials. 

Read More »

SpyCloud Named 2021 “Overall Threat Detection Solution of the Year” Award Winner

Austin, TX – Sept. 30, 2021 – SpyCloud, the leader in account takeover (ATO) prevention, today announced that it has been named the winner of the “Overall Threat Detection Solution of the Year” award in the fifth annual CyberSecurity Breakthrough Awards. The awards program is conducted by CyberSecurity Breakthrough, a leading independent market intelligence organization that recognizes the top companies, technologies, and products in the global information security market today.

Read More »

Vertosoft Named as new Distributor for Harness

Vertosoft announced on Thursday that the company has been named the new Government Distributor for Harness. Harness’ modern software delivery platform will now be available to Federal, state, and local governments through Vertosoft’s vast Partner network and robust Government Procurement Vehicles.

Read More »

Most Promising Public Sector Solutions Provider

When Jay Colavita founded Vertosoft back in 2016, he had a distinct vision in mind—accelerate the adoption of technology in the government market. Having worked with large government software distributors and solution providers for over 20 years, he realized that emerging technology companies are constantly battling against significant barriers to penetrate the government market.

Read More »

Vertosoft Awarded US Air Force 2GIT BPA Contract

Leesburg, VA – August 10, 2021 – Vertosoft has been awarded a USAF 2nd Generation Information Technology (2GIT) Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) from General Services Administration (GSA) Federal Acquisition Service (FAS)as a CTA team member of Worldwide Technology. The goal of this BPA is to further reduce the administrative costs of acquiring COTS software from Vertosoft’s GSA Multiple Award Schedule (MAS) GS-35F-688GA.

Read More »

What is a UFR?

The US Federal Government’s fiscal year runs from October 1st through September 30th and has an estimated IT budget of close to 90 billion dollars.  A significant portion of the budget is spent in the last few months of the year.  The planning for this spending begins in early summer when programs start reporting to agency leadership what funds they are not going to be able to use by the end of the fiscal year.

Read More »

Digital.ai First to Achieve FedRAMP Moderate “In Process” Status for Enterprise Agile Planning

PLANO, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Digital.ai, the leading AI-driven DevOps value stream delivery and management platform, today announced it is the first company to achieve Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) “In Process” status for an Enterprise Agile Planning (EAP) tool. Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, this achievement will soon enable government agencies to use a secure, cloud-hosted version of the company’s industry-leading Digital.ai Agility solution to successfully scale agile practices beyond individual teams to an entire agency, greatly aiding efforts to transition or migrate from legacy environments to the cloud.

Read More »

Hannah Xiu Named new CFO of Vertosoft

Vertosoft LLC has named Hannah Xiu, former immixGroup Head of Finance, as the chief financial officer at Vertosoft LLC. Hannah brings over a decade of experience supporting public sector clients across the government acquisition lifecycle. Hannah played a key role during immixGroup’s acquisition by Arrow Electronics, aligning immixGroup’s financial standards to those of a publicly-traded company. 

Read More »

Vertosoft and Digital.ai Announce Partnership to Deliver IT Services to the Federal Government; Chet Hayes Quoted

Vertosoft announced Wednesday a partnership with Digital.ai to sell, market and distribute the Digital.ai platform to the U.S. government. Digital.ai will combine software orchestration and agile planning with application quality, security and AI/ML in an integrated platform that enables agencies to transform their digital initiatives and drive outcomes.

Read More »

DoD Ramps Up Mobile Security

To better protect mobile devices that warfighters use, the Pentagon’s Defense Innovation Unit (DIU) is readying a mobile threat application that analyzes for problems on Defense Department-issued devices and shares findings in the cloud.

Read More »

Vertosoft Named as a Solution Distributor by Immersive Labs

LEESBURG, Va., March 8, 2021 (Newswire.com) – Immersive Labs named Vertosoft as its new public sector distributor for their human cyber readiness platform. Vertosoft is a fast-growing software distributor whose mission is bringing emerging tech to the government. This new partnership will allow Federal, State, and Local government bodies to have access to Immersive Labs’ valuable cybersecurity workforce skills training.

Read More »

Vertosoft Selected as a Government Distributor for Automation Anywhere

Vertosoft, one of the leading emerging technology distributors for the U.S. government, today announced an agreement with Automation Anywhere, Inc., a global leader in intelligent automation and robotic process automation (RPA). Under this new relationship Vertosoft, will now be one of the select companies authorized to distribute Automation Anywhere solutions in support of the U.S. Federal, State, and Local Governments. 

Read More »

Zimperium Named GSA and CDM Approved Vendors Through Partnership With Vertosoft

Vertosoft, a company focused on driving emerging technology growth in the government, announced today that their partner Zimperium has been named an approved vendor under the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) Schedule 70. Zimperium is a global leader in mobile device and app security, offering the only real-time, on-device, machine learning-based protection against Android, iOS, and Chromebooks threats.

Read More »

Intelligent Process Automation

On more than one occasion, my wife has indicated that she would love to have a ‘Rosey to help out around the house.’ The idea of Rosey comes from the animated cartoon called ‘The Jetsons’ which originally aired in 1962. Rosey is robot that does the housekeeping and other repetitive tasks around the Jetson’s Skypad Apartment, allowing the family to focus on more important and meaningful activities. 

Read More »

CMMC and Commercial Software Companies

As we come to the end of Cybersecurity Awareness month, I wanted to call attention to the impending Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) requirements and what the potential implications are for commercial off the shelf (COTS) software companies.

Read More »

Government Purchasing Thresholds

Why are government purchasing thresholds important? How can these purchasing thresholds as defined in the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) be leveraged to inform your sales strategy as we approach the end of the federal fiscal year? Let’s start by looking at the federal micro-purchase threshold (MPT).

Read More »

Ensure Continuous Compliance in Your Cloud

The term ‘compliance’ as it relates to cloud computing can elicit a wide variety of reactions. Some Developers cringe when they hear the word as they anticipate limited technology choices. Program Managers have images of project delays and increased complexity. Security and Compliance Officers see a framework for protecting the agency, its mission, and  associated data (and maybe keeping their names off of the evening news).

Read More »

Cloud Smart Requires Cloud Governance

When we look back on 2020 and early 2021, I believe we’ll see that COVID-19 had significant impact on the growth of cloud computing at government agencies as well. Whether it’s SaaS-based collaboration services or the use of cloud computing infrastructure as a service (IaaS), government agencies increasingly turn to the cloud as part of their IT modernization efforts toward being ‘Cloud Smart’.

Read More »