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Report: Amazon, Microsoft, Google eye Pentagon’s JEDI cloud contract

Amazon (Nasdaq: AMZN), Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) and Google are emerging as potential main contenders for the Defense Department‘s planned 10-year, $10 billion cloud procurement contract, Defense One reported Thursday. The report said DoD could issue a request for proposals its Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure Cloud program as early as this week. Defense Secretary …

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CSRA Eyes Gov’t IT Service Expansion as Member of Google Cloud Partner Program

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 26, 2018 — CSRA (NYSE: CSRA) has joined Google‘s Cloud Partner Program as part of the former’s effort to expand its information technology portfolio for government customers, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The partnership will work to leverage CSRA’s knowledge of mission requirements and Google’s cloud platform in …

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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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Google Vet Bikash Koley to Join Juniper Networks as CTO

Bikash Koley, head of network architecture, engineering and planning at Google, will join Juniper Networks (NYSE: JNPR) in August as chief technology officer. He will directly report to CEO Rami Rahim and will oversee the company’s technology strategy and execution of technology platforms such as AppFormix and Contrail, Juniper said Tuesday. …

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Paul Eremenko to Become UTC SVP, CTO in January

Paul Eremenko, formerly chief technology officer at Airbus, will join United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) to serve as a senior vice president and CTO starting Jan. 1. He will succeed the retiring J. Michael McQuade and directly report to Greg Hayes, UTC chairman and CEO, the company said Thursday. Eremenko will …

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Bret Taylor, Alex Dayon Named to Salesforce Leadership Posts

Bret Taylor, formerly CEO and co-founder of collaboration platforms provider Quip, has joined Salesforce (NYSE: CRM) as president and chief product officer. Taylor will oversee Salesforce’s go-to-market strategy, product vision, development and design efforts in his new role, the company said Tuesday. He previously served as chief technology officer of …

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Google’s Aileen Black: Cloud a ‘Fueling Agent’ in Big Data Analytics

Aileen Black, executive director, industry lead and group leader for the U.S. government at Google’s cloud business, has said government agencies should consider three factors when migrating to the cloud and one of those is to understand the cloud’s capability to address the gap between the mission or user and …

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George Mason Professor & Former State Dept Official John Hillen Joins Govini Advisory Board

John Hillen, executive-in-residence and professor of practice at George Mason University’s School of Business and a board member at several companies, has joined the board of advisers at Govini. The big data and analytics company said Wednesday Hillen, a 2015 inductee into Executive Mosaic’s Wash100, will work with other industry and former government …

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DHS, DOJ Triple Spending on Internet of Things

The Department of Homeland Security and Department of Justice have tripled their spending on equipment and services related to the Internet of Things (IoT) over the past six years, spending $600 million on the smart security industry, a new study by contracting intelligence firm Govini finds. Spending on software applications and cloud …

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Thales Taps AWS, Microsoft, Salesforce, Google Cloud Platforms for Data Security

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 17, 2017 — Amazon Web Services (Nasdaq: AMZN), Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT), Salesforce (NYSE: CRM) and Google will provide cloud platforms for Thales‘ data security offering, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Thales said Monday the partnership aims to help customers manage encryption keys for data in the cloud with the use of technologies AWS Key …

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