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Cisco’s Diane Gongaware: ‘Strong’ IT Network Key to Help Agencies Get Value From Data

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 16, 2017 — Diane Gongaware, vice president for U.S. public sector services at Cisco Systems (Nasdaq: CSCO), has said government agencies could benefit from the emergence of connected devices by employing an information technology network that serves to generate insights from growing data workloads, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. She wrote …

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Criterion Systems to Supply IT Staff to USDA Under $85M Alliant SB Task Order

Criterion Systems has secured an $85 million task order under the General Services Administration‘s Alliant Small Business contract vehicle to provide information technology support staff to the Agriculture Department‘s National Information Technology Center. The company said Tuesday it will supply 75 full-time personnel to help NITC as it operates USDA’s enterprise data centers in …

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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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CSRA’s Yogesh Khanna to Lead July 17 Conference Call on Federal Cloud Adoption

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 12, 2017 — CSRA (NYSE: CSRA) will discuss cloud adoption in the federal government in a scheduled July 17 conference call with the investment community and government information technology professionals, GovCon Executive reported Tuesday. The company said Monday Chief Technology Officer Yogesh Khanna will lead the call …

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Dell EMC’s Cameron Chehreh: CIOs Need Holistic View to Drive IT Transformation Under FITARA

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 7, 2017 — Cameron Chehreh, chief technology officer of Dell EMC’s federal business, has said the role of agency chief information officers in information technology procurement and deployment will change with the Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Signal Magazine reported Wednesday that Chehreh noted the need for …

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DSA Buys Project Performance Company, Adds Paul Strasser to Leadership Team

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 7, 2017 — Data Systems Analysts has closed its acquisition of information technology firm Project Performance Company in efforts to deliver mission-critical solutions to the government IT sector, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Paul Strasser, president and CEO of PPC, has joined the DSA leadership team upon the close of the agreement. …

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Red Hat’s Jim Tyrell: Java’s Popularity Continues in Federal IT

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 30, 2017 — Jim Tyrell, a principal JBoss solutions architect for the public sector business of Red Hat (NYSE: RHT), has noted that many government agencies have adopted or continue to use the Java programming language in efforts to drive flexibility, speed and efficiency, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Tyrell wrote …

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4 Charts That Explain $95.7 Billion Trump IT Budget

President Donald Trump’s fiscal year 2018 budget proposes to spend $95.7 billion to update Federal information technology, a 1.7 percent increase from fiscal year 2017, according to the administration. The funding request asks for investments for four functions: mission delivery; administrative services and support systems; IT infrastructure and security; and IT management; and …

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Thales Report Shows Fed Gov’t View on IT Vulnerability; Wayne Lewandowski Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 8, 2017 — The federal edition of Thales e-Security‘s 2017 Data Threat Report indicates that 96 percent of federal government employees feel vulnerable to potential data breaches and 71 percent think the adoption of new technologies may facilitate those vulnerabilities, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said in …

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CA Technologies CEO Pushes for ‘Built to Change’ Approach to Federal IT

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 2, 2017 — CA Technologies (Nasdaq: CA) CEO Mike Gregoire has urged federal agencies to implement a “built to change” approach to information technology modernization in order to secure against emerging threats, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Gregoire wrote in a Nextgov guest piece published Thursday that agencies should be able …

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