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AWS Exec Max Peterson: Cloud Market to Create 14M Jobs

Max Peterson

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 30, 2015 — Max Peterson, a general manager at the worldwide public sector business of Amazon Web Services (NYSE: AMZN), believes cloud computing will produce up to 14 million job opportunities this year, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. BusinessNewsAsia reported Wednesday Peterson told the audience during his keynote speech at Cloud …

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Microsoft, Taser to Deliver Cloud-Based Platform for Digital Evidence Management


TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 27, 2015 — Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) will integrate the Azure cloud computing platform and Taser International‘s Axon body cameras and Evidence.com to support digital evidence management, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Microsoft said Monday the partnership aims to deliver a cloud-based platform that works to help law enforcement process, share, analyze and …

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Peace Corp Adopts IBM Talent Management Suite

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 16, 2015 — ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday on the U.S Peace Corps adotping IBM’s (NYSE: IBM) cloud-based talent management platform under contract with IBM company Kenexa. The talent suite helps fill the corps’ volunteer and recruit requirements worldwide using a software as a service platform with social and mobile components, IBM said Thursday. …

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Angela Messer: vArmour, Booz Allen in AWS Cloud Security Partnership

Angela Messer

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 12, 2015 — Amazon (Nasdaq: AMZN) Web Services now offers enterprise security and data workload management support in collaboration with vArmour, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. VArmour officials said Monday the company’s partners, among them Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH), help clients on AWS with “application-level workload security, control and …

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Razorsight CEO Charlie Thomas Sees Agile, Innovative CSPs’ Unique Position in Cloud Market

Charlie Thomas

TYSONS CORNER, VA July 20, 2015 — Razorsight CEO Charlie Thomas said communications service providers in the cloud that are agile and innovative could be well positioned to meet their clients’ requirements, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. “With mobility and cloud becoming ever more ubiquitous, I see security and protection such as …

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Doug Wolfe Overviews CIA’s Commercial Cloud Push, Innovation Agenda to Potomac Officers Club


The CIA‘s move to adopt commercial cloud computing technologies aims to get those tools directly into the hands of mission personnel and customers and have new products tailored to their goals, the agency’s chief information officer told the Potomac Officers Club Thursday. Doug Wolfe, the CIA’s CIO and a 30-year agency veteran, …

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John Lee: Carahsoft Garners Citation for Govt Cloud Network Platform

John Lee

TYSONS CORNER, VA July 9, 2015 — Carahsoft has won an Institute of Excellence in Sales award for its VMware vCloud Air Network program, GovCon Executive reported Wednesday. Carahsoft said Tuesday vCAN provides a platform for agencies to build government cloud through support, licensing and other tools. “We are honored to …

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IBM Gets FCC ATO for New Federal Cloud Service

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TYSONS CORNER, VA June 29, 2015 — ExecutiveBiz reported Friday on IBM (NYSE: IBM) receiving Federal Communications Commission approval to operate its new cloud services and Softlayer data centers for the federal sector. According to a Nextgov report, the authority to operate applies to two facilities designed to handle government data …

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David Wajsgras: Raytheon Eyes Portfolio Growth with New Cyber Tech Center

Dave Wajsgras

TYSONS CORNER, VA June 5, 2015 — David Wajsgras, president of the intelligence, information and services division at Raytheon (NYSE: RTN), said the company expects the newly launched Global Cyber Solutions Center to help grow its cyber risk management portfolio, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The cyber hub, which opened in Sterling, …

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Microsoft’s Curt Kolcun: Agencies Less Wary of Cloud Migration

Curt Kolcun

TYSONS CORNER, VA May 26, 2015 — Curt Kolcun, vice president for Microsoft’s (Nasdaq: MSFT) U.S. public sector business, indicated that government agencies are now less apprehensive of cloud computing technologies, thanks to wider adoption that has shown how they could be applied to each organization’s unique mission, ExecutiveBiz reported …

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