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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

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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

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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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HP Federal Enterprise Group VP Joe Ayers Inducted Into Wash100 for Leadership in Consulting and Cloud Computing

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Executive Mosaic, Tysons Corner, VA March 19, 2015 – Joe Ayers, vice president for Hewlett-Packard‘s U.S. federal enterprise group, has been inducted into Executive Mosaic’s Wash100 list of the most influential leaders in GovCon for his leadership role in cloud and consulting. The Wash100 is the premier group of private and ...

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AWS Worldwide Public Sector VP Teresa Carlson Named to Wash100 List for Leadership in Cloud Computing

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Executive Mosaic, Tysons Corner, VA March 16, 2015 – Teresa Carlson, vice president for the worldwide public sector business at Amazon Web Services, has made it to this year’s Wash100 list of the most influential leaders in GovCon for her leadership role in public sector cloud computing. The Wash100 is the ...

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Tim Meehan to Head CenturyLink’s Government Business

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Tim Meehan, formerly a vice president of sales at CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL), has been appointed to lead the telecommunications company’s government business as senior vice president and general manager. “He takes the reins from Lisa Bruch, who served as CenturyLink Government’s acting senior vice president and general manager for the past ...

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Bill Rowan Discusses His New VMware US Federal Leadership Role

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Bill Rowan has focused much of his initial attention on communications with VMware‘s customers and the company’s recruiting efforts as the new vice president of the cloud and virtualization firm’s U.S. federal business, he told our sister site ExecutiveBiz. Rowan, who took the role in November, spoke to ExecutiveBiz shortly after his ...

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Former GSA Official Dave McClure Joins Veris Group as Chief Strategist

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Dave McClure, formerly associate administrator for the U.S. General Services Administration‘s citizen services and innovative technologies office, has joined Veris Group as chief strategist at the cybersecurity firm. He will work with clients at both federal and state levels to help their organizations adopt cloud computing platforms and strategies in ...

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Razorsight Adds Local Govt Customer as it Works to Extend Reach of Predictive & Descriptive Analytics

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Razorsight, the Reston, Va.-based provider of predictive and other cloud-based analytics solutions, has locked in a muti-year deal with a new local government customer that the company said serves one of the largest municipalities in the U.S. The firm’s Chief Technology Officer Suren Nathan said Razorsight will deploy a descriptive ...

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John Chen: BlackBerry Invests in Cloud Medical IT Firm NantHealth

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BlackBerry (NASDAQ: BBRY) has made an investment in NantHealth, a California-based startup that is developing cloud-based information technology for medical applications. The companies seek to develop integrated IT systems to help healthcare organizations comply with privacy rules under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, BlackBerry said Tuesday. “BlackBerry’s capabilities ...

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