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APAN 8.0 Improves User Experience, Includes New Features

The Defense Information Systems Agency’s (DISA) Unclassified Information Sharing Service (UISS)-All Partners Access Network (APAN) just got an upgrade. APAN 8.0 has a cleaner interface, more intuitive navigation, new features, and faster overall performance for an improved user experience.

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IASE Team Receives DoD CIO Award

The Defense Information Systems Agency’s (DISA) Information Assurance Support Environment (IASE) Program Management Team received the 2015 Department of Defense Chief Information Officer (DOD CIO) Award for Cyber and Information Technology (IT) Excellence, which was presented at the DOD CIO Annual Award Ceremony on Dec. 1.

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Coalition Capability Exchange Meeting Focuses on Mission Partner Environment

The Defense Information Systems Agency’s (DISA) Multinational Information Sharing Program Office (MNIS) hosted a Coalition Capability Exchange Meeting (CCEM) at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, Nov. 16-20.

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Forge.mil Upgrades to TeamForge 7.2 Providing Users with Customer Driven Features and Improvements

Fort Meade, MD. – The Defense Information Systems Agency’s Forge.mil site was upgraded Monday with an additional suite of integrated collaboration tools to improve the user experience and drive access to DoD open source software.

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Lynn Takes Charge as DISA Director and Commander of JFHQ-DODIN

Air Force Lt. Gen. Ronnie D. Hawkins Jr. transferred directorship of the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) and command of the Joint Force Headquarters–DOD Information Networks (JFHQ-DODIN) to Army Lt. Gen. Alan R. Lynn in a ceremony held at agency headquarters here today.

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DOD’s Classified Mobile Capability Moves Forward

The Defense Department’s classified mobility capability, delivered through a partnership between the Defense Information Systems Agency and the National Security Agency, has moved out of the pilot stage and is now operational, said Kim Rice, DISA’s Mobility Portfolio Manager.

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DISA Leaders Discuss Agency’s Efforts to Evolve

According to Air Force Lt Gen Ronnie D. Hawkins, director of the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA), the organization is focused on delivering capabilities in five major areas, which he refers to as “the 5 C’s.” They are: cloud, collaboration, cyber, and command and control (C2).

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DISA Releases Strategic Plan for 2015-2020

DISA Director Air Force Lt Gen Ronnie Hawkins released the agency’s updated strategic plan June 16.

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DOD Enterprise Service Management Framework (DESMF) Edition II Signed by DOD CIO

The DoD Enterprise Service Management Framework (DESMF) Edition II — a department-level information technology service management (ITSM) framework that provides guidance for management of IT services — has been signed by the DOD Chief Information Officer (CIO) Terry Halvorsen.

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DECTK-GW: Delivering a Mobile Classified Communications Suite to the Enterprise

The DoD Enterprise Classified Travel Kit Gateway (DECTK-GW) provides users with a portable, classified voice, video, and data reach-back capability through any Internet connection anywhere in the world. Initially available as a specialized service to select users, DECTK-GW is now operationally ready and available to users DOD-wide.

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DITCO — A Full-Service Contracting Organization

DISA’s Defense Information Technology Contracting Organization (DITCO) is a full-service contracting organization. The DITCO team works to optimize Department of Defense (DOD) investments through the procurement of global/agile information technologies and capabilities. It supports national defense partners through timely, quality, and ethical contracting.

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USTRANSCOM Adopts DISA's New Collaboration Capability

U.S. Transportation Command (USTRANSCOM) is one of several DOD organizations using the Defense Information Systems Agency's (DISA) newest online collaboration capability, Defense Collaboration Services (DCS).

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DoD Approves 23 Commercial Cloud Service Offerings that Meet FedRAMP Moderate Baseline

FORT GEORGE G. MEADE, Md. -- The Defense Information Systems Agency granted 23 commercial cloud service offerings a Department of Defense Provisional Authorization (PA) to host DoD mission data up to Impact Level 2 in a cloud environment on March 26.

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DISA Financial Management Professionals Pursue DOD Certification

The Defense Information Systems Agency's (DISA) financial management professionals are actively pursuing DOD certification requirements intended to provide a consistent, disciplined approach for professional development in the areas of audit readiness, fiscal law, ethics, and decision support.

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DISA to Sunset Defense Connect Online Service

The Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) will sunset, or discontinue, the Defense Connect Online (DCO) collaboration service when the DCO contract ends on June 24, 2015.

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Defense Spectrum Update

Stuart F. Timerman, the Defense Spectrum Organization (DSO) director, provided an update on DoD's spectrum efforts at the 2015 Military Radar Summit. He discussed the department's priorities, spectrum strategy, initiatives, and way ahead.

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Redesigned DISA Website Offers Improved Experience for Mission Partners

The Defense Information Systems Agency launched a redesigned website, www.DISA.mil, today in an effort to improve Web-based communications with mission partners. The site introduces an updated look and feel, enhances delivery of service-focused content, and optimizes presentation via mobile devices.

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