Virtualization Key to a More Mobile VA

David Stegon | FedScoop | May 30, 2012

Virtualization is the best and most economical way to bring mobile solutions to the agency, Department of Veterans Affairs Client Security and Mobile Director DJ Kachman told FedScoop in a recent interview with FedScoop Radio. “From what we’ve seen so far, [virtualization] allows us a greater degree in the mobile services we offer,” Kachman said.

Kachman said everyone wants the ability to do work remotely, but the key will be finding the right mobile device to best assist the agency’s mission. “Ultimately, there will be some flexibility on the type of devices whether it be an iPad, Android, laptop or what have you,” Kachman said. “Something we’ll be looking at is seeing how technology matures and what devices and platforms best mirror the mission of our employees.”...