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IT For Rent: Army Piggybacks On Air Force Services Contract

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The services are collaborating as never before, officials said, as they outsource non-combat networks through new “IT as a service” contracts.

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No More Copper Wires: Army CIO To Tell Odierno We Gotta Go to Cloud

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WASHINGTON: While Army forces in Afghanistan have more bandwidth and gadgetry than ever, bases back home still make do with archaic copper-wire telephone switches. As the war winds down and units increasingly operate out of the US, the challenge for the Army’s CIO is to move the whole service to a single set of compatible,… Keep reading →

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