Zain Ahmed

Using outcomes-based RFPs to modernize IT infrastructure faster

by and

Agencies have a once-in-a-generation opportunity to replace legacy IT infrastructure using GSA’s EIS contract but need to think bigger when drafting their RFPs.

Agencies moving away from VPNs as they implement TIC 3.0


TIC 3.0 lets agencies plan remote user access while shrinking trust zones around high-value assets to reduce their attack surface.

Let’s Talk About IT Ep. 16 — Inside DHS’s network modernization w/ Karen Evans


When Karen Evans took over as DHS CIO, she was handed a list of priorities. No. 1 on that list was transitioning to EIS.

DHS cloud migration faced initial training hurdle


The department is more concerned with security, network monitoring and application management than it is with which cloud it uses, said the Information Sharing & Services Office's executive director.

CenturyLink’s Zain Ahmed on how agencies like GSA are driving modernization


Ahmed joined FedScoop at the 2019 IT Modernization Summit.