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DISA grants DoD Impact Level 5 authorization for IBM IaaS cloud platform

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 12, 2018 — The Defense Information Systems Agency has granted IBM (NYSE: IBM) a provisional authorization to host Impact Level 5 data at the Defense Department and other federal customers through its multitenant cloud computing service, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The authorization allows IBM to offer its SmartCloud for …

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Deloitte Unveils Center for Technology, Media and Telecommunications

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 13, 2018 — Deloitte has established a new facility that will work to help clients adopt a technology-based business model that utilizes cloud computing, the internet of things, mobility, cognitive technologies and pay-as-you-go, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Monday the Deloitte Center for Technology, Media and …

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CSRA Expands Cloud Services Portfolio With Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences BPA

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 12, 2018 — CSRA (NYSE: CSRA) will add Google‘s cloud services to its portfolio alongside Amazon Web Services and Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) Azure with the award of a potential $8.5 million blanket purchase agreement, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday it will offer G Suite and the Google Cloud Platform services …

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CSRA Preps for Feb. 1 Rollout of milCloud 2.0 Iteration

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 17, 2018 — CSRA (NYSE: CSRA) has set Feb. 1 as the new target date for the launch of the second version of the Defense Department‘s cloud computing platform as the service plans to roll out the system’s unclassified sections to two military installations, ExecutiveBiz reported …

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Avaya Names SVP, GM for New Cloud Business

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 12, 2018 — Avaya has formed a new cloud business and hired Mercer Rowe, IBM‘s (NYSE: IBM) former vice president of strategic partners for the Watson and cloud computing platforms, as the new unit’s senior VP and general manager, GovCon Executive reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday Rowe brings …

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IBM’s Sam Gordy Urges Multi-Vendor DoD Contract for Cloud Services

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 22, 2017 — Sam Gordy, general manager of IBM‘s (NYSE: IBM) federal business, urged the Defense Department to select multiple vendors for its planned procurement of commercial cloud computing services for unclassified, secret and top secret workloads in 2018, ExecutiveBiz reported Dec. 13. Gordy said in a Nextgov report …

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AWS Puts Spotlight on Cloud Computing for Military Mission Support

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 19, 2017 — Amazon Web Services held a webcast last week featuring Robert Work, former deputy defense secretary, on the applications of cloud computing technology for the military’s land, air and sea operations, GovCon Executive reported Monday. The company said Friday the event focused on how cloud is …

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Rob Zitz: Cloud, Analytics, AI to Supplement SSL Services in Gov’t Space Sector

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 19, 2017 — Rob Zitz, senior vice president and chief strategy officer of Space Systems Loral‘s government systems business, has said the company sees continued opportunities in the areas of in-orbit satellite servicing, small satellites and space robotics. He told ExecutiveBiz in an interview published Wednesday that …

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Microsoft Azure Available to Gov’t Customers Under CSRA’s IT Schedule 70 Contract

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 10, 2017 — CSRA (NYSE: CSRA) has added Microsoft‘s (Nasdaq: MSFT) Azure cloud computing services to its offerings for federal agencies under the General Services Administration‘s IT Schedule 70 vehicle, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The Azure suite is categorized under Special Item Number 132-40 and builds on …

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Dell EMC’s Cameron Chehreh: Cloud Key for Agencies to Manage IoT

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 2, 2017 — Cameron Chehreh, chief technology officer of Dell EMC’s federal business, has said agencies can utilize cloud computing technology to manage the volumes of data generated from the Internet of Things, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. “Cloud provides federal agencies with the improved flexibility, scalability and storage capacity they …

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