Agencies must develop more flexible networks as they look to update their legacy systems, IT officials said Wednesday during Brocade's Federal Forum.

"I think we're entering a period where there's going to be a new computing platform," said Health and Human Services CIO Frank Baitman at the Washington, D.C. event, produced by FedScoop. "The focus on technology, the focus on building things custom ways is going away ... We're going to be enabled to focus more on our mission."



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Army ITA's Greg Garcia on innovating around stagnant budgets

HHS CIO Frank Baitman talks cloud and innovation

Technical Track Presentations Videos

Technical Track Closing Remarks
Judson Walker, Brocade

Tech Talk: The Evolving Role of the Network Engineer
John Hudson, Brocade

Whiteboard Workshop 3: Ethernet Fabrics
Greg Castellucci, Brocade

Tech Talk: How Secure is Your Network? Judson Walker, Brocade

Tech Talk: The Impact of the Network: 6 Use Case Discussions -- Steve Wallo, Brocade

Tech Talk: Framework for the New IP -- Phil O’Reilly, Brocade

General Session Presentations Videos

General Session Closing Remarks
Anthony Robbins, Brocade

Fireside Chat
Lloyd Carney, Brocade
Wyatt Kash, FedScoop

General Session Breakout 1: Physical Infrastructure
Michael Bushong, Brocade

General Session Breakout 3: Software Defined Networking
Thomas Nadeau, Brocade

General Session Breakout 4: Management Orchestration
James Bond, HP

General Session Opening Remarks
Goldy Kamali, FedScoop
Anthony Robbins, Brocade

The New IP for the Data Center of the Future
Phil O’Reilly, Brocade