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Microsoft Offers Azure Government Usage Price Calculator

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 12, 2016 — Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) has unveiled a new pricing tool that works to estimate the cost of using the Azure Government cloud computing platform, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. A Microsoft blog post published Tuesday said government agency users can use the tool to calculate their monthly bill …

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Finmeccanica-Led Group Wins $670M Italy Digital Security Contract; Mauro Moretti Comments

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A consortium led by Finmeccanica has received a $669.7 million contract to supply digital security and security services to Italy’s public offices as part of an effort to standardize digital security in public administrations. The consortium that comprises IBM Italia and Fastweb won the contract through Italy’s central purchasing body Consip to provide cloud …

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Mark Cavallaro Joins Fusion PPT as COO; Michael Biddick Comments

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Mark Cavallaro, formerly a global service provider program executive at EMC Corp. (NYSE: EMC), has joined technology consulting firm Fusion PPT as chief operating officer. He will be responsible for business operations, development and execution of growth strategies and service delivery efforts for civilian, Defense Department and intelligence customers, Fusion …

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Shawn Kingsberry Joins Unisys as Global Digital Govt Practice Lead; Mark Forman Comments

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Shawn Kingsberry, formerly director of cloud solutions at Engility (NYSE: EGL), has joined Unisys (NYSE: UIS) as head of the information technology firm’s global digital government practice. Kingsberry will directly report to Mark Forman, vice president of the global public sector business at Unisys, and will work to guide public sector consumers as …

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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