David Wray, the chief technologist at Micro Focus Government Solutions, said agencies could find savings quickly by consolidating contracts and/or moving to consumption based buying. When Congress passed the Modernizing Government Technology (MGT) Act in…
Dennis Reilly, the vice president of federal sales for Gigamon, said agencies should focus on people, process and technology to address cyber challenges.
Bob Stevens, the vice president of public sector for Lookout, said agencies need to understand the potential risks and threats against their mobile ecosystem.
Steve Harris, the senior vice president and general manager of Dell EMC Federal, said agencies need to give their workforce better, more secure technologies.
Keith Salisbury, the senior director of federal sales for Pivotal, said leadership is key to build software at startup speed.
Laura Grant and David Vernon, both of SAP, say agencies need to adopt innovation platforms, not just new technology.
Chris Townsend, the vice president of federal at Symantec, said the IT modernization initiative opens the door for agencies to relook at how they protect their systems and data.
Greg Reeder, the head of government industry strategy at Adobe, said data analytics holds the key to improve the citizen experience with government.
Tony Cole, vice president and global government chief technology officer for FireEye, said threat intelligence will help agencies mitigate risks by answering some basic questions about who the attackers are and what they are trying to do.
Adilson Jardim, the area vice president for Splunk Public Sector Sales Engineering, said agencies can increase visibility into their networks and ensure apps are secure by implementing the agile methodology.
Rick Howard, the chief security officer for Palo Alto Networks, said the cybersecurity consumption model will be disrupted by orchestration and automation in the cloud.
Paul Battaglia, the vice president of federal sales for Blackberry, said agencies want a single “pane of glass” to monitor the cyber posture of all of their mobile devices from laptops to smartphones to wearables.
Cameron Chehreh, the chief operating officer, chief technology officer and vice president at Dell EMC Federal, said hybrid cloud, micro-services and as-a-service buying models are key to enabling agencies to move off of legacy IT systems.
Bill Rowan, the vice president of federal sales for VMware, said the desire for mobility is driving agencies toward cloud services and software-defined networking to make data and applications available anywhere, at any time.