Podcasts

The future of telework in government

Let's Talk About IT · Ep. 18 — The Future of Telework in Government It’s a question that’s lingering on many people’s minds: Once it’s safe to return to normal office work, will telework remain a fixture for federal agencies that have proven its success over the past year. In a new episode of FedScoop’s, Let’s…

New tools help agencies tap high-performance computing

Cloud computing has given federal agencies newfound ability to run large-scale modeling and high-performance computing workloads that not that long ago required coveted time slots on supercomputers. But moving the massive data sets from agency data centers to the cloud still involves a lot of work. Data extraction charges can also be costly and until…

Solve the Network Telework Crunch and Help Your Teams Collaborate

Pandemic has touched off continuity of operations mode in nearly every federal agency. That, in turn, has produced a rapid expansion in telework and, in some cases, exponential increases in virtual private network traffic. But neither bandwidth nor money is unlimited for federal agencies. That’s why they must consider technologies to make existing capacity more…

The End User Revolt – and How to Improve It

Most federal information technology professionals have seen hybrid networks develop over time. The data center down the hall has been augmented by the cloud, virtualized systems and even mobile devices. Managing a local data infrastructure can get one accustomed to a set of tools and diagnostic utilities that work fine for that well-defined basic system. The…

Agencies grasping the cost, benefit analyses of moving to the cloud

  As agencies shift from cloud first to cloud smart, they must rethink how and why they use these off-premise services. In our recent webcast, produced by Federal News Network, ThunderCat Technology and Dell Technologies provide insight to the modern day cloud strategy, that agencies should be adopting. To view the full webcast and article,…

Sales Game Changers: Mike Knox

  EPISODE 197: ThunderCat Sales Leader and Former Minor League Baseball Pitcher Mike Knox Said this Advice from Tommy John Was Crucial to His Career Success On December 18, 2019 ThunderCat’s VP of Commercial Sales, Mike Knox met with Fred Diamond, Co-founder of the Sales Game Changers podcast to share advice that was crucial to…

Sales Game Changers: Dave Schlosser

  EPISODE 170: ThunderCat Technology’s Dave Schlosser Said This Realization Moved Him from Engineering to Sales Leadership On August 5, 2019 ThunderCat’s COO, Dave Schlosser met with Fred Diamond, Co-founder of the Sales Game Changers podcast to give insight on what it’s like to be a leader in the federal IT industry. Click here to…

Protecting Your Agency’s Networks from Ransomware Attacks

In 2017, WannaCry, one of the most infamous ransomware attacks, took over businesses, government agencies, and individual systems – knocking them offline and holding their files for ransom. In the federal arena, these types of attacks can completely shutdown government networks, rendering day-to-day work obsolete, and can also be fodder for negative press headlines. In…

Tackling Today’s Ransomware Challenges for Federal Agencies

In 2017, WannaCry, one of the most infamous ransomware attacks, took over businesses, government agencies, and individual systems – knocking them offline and holding their files for ransom. In the federal arena, these types of attacks can completely shutdown government networks, rendering day-to-day work obsolete, and can also be fodder for negative press headlines. In…

Enhancing the Analytics, Reporting and Protection of All Agency Data

For day-to-day agency IT staff, managing the complexity of all data can be very challenging – where a one-stop-shop data dashboard can provide tremendous value in their jobs. Veritas Technologies recently acquired APTARE, which offers a solution that provides agencies with a comprehensive view into all their data, no matter where it resides. In this…