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Report: AWS, CSRA, Microsoft to Receive FedRAMP High-Impact Rating

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 8, 2016 — Cloud service providers Amazon Web Services (Nasdaq: AMZN), CSRA (NYSE: CSRA) and Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) are due to receive high baseline certifications under the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Federal Times reported March 21 that FedRAMP Director Matt Goodrich told the publication the finalized high …

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Microsoft, Partners to Build Solar Power Facility in Virginia

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 21, 2016 — Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) has entered into a public-private partnership with Dominion Virginia Power and the government of Virginia to build a facility that will work to provide solar energy to the state, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Dominion Virginia Power said Wednesday the facility is expected …

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IBM Purchases Optevia in Push to Address Public Sector CRM SaaS Demand

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IBM (NYSE: IBM) has purchased systems integrator Optevia in an effort to address a demand for software-as-a-service customer relationship management offerings within the public sector. Optevia will be part of IBM Global Business Services and support the business unit’s digital consultancy practice and CRM leadership, IBM said Friday. Joanna Davinson, IBM public sector lead in …

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Microsoft Eyes FedRAMP High, DISA Levels 4 & 5 Authorization

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 17, 2016 — Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) has been selected to help develop the high-impact baseline for the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program as part of a pilot initiative, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Separate company blog posts published Tuesday indicated that the pilot works to support Microsoft’s efforts to …

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Weekly Roundup Mar. 7 – Mar. 11 2016: GovCon Index, Defense Stocks Show Steady Recovery & more

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Mar. 7 – Mar. 11 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson The start of March has given investors everywhere a respite of calm so far after a January and February period of across-the-board, worldwide market volatility that carried over from the …

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Weekly Roundup Feb. 16 – Feb. 19 2016: The M&A Deal Leaders in 2016’s Wash100 & more

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Feb. 16 – Feb. 19 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Over the past two weeks here, we have taken different looks at Executive Mosaic’s 2016 Wash100 list of the government contracting arena’s most influential voices and pulled out some similarities between …

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Microsoft Windows 10 Gets 4M-Seat Commitment From DoD

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 19, 2016 — Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) will deploy its Windows 10 operating system across 4 million seats at the Defense Department after Pentagon CIO Terry Halvorsen‘s follow-up on a previous memo to standardize the OS across DoD, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Company officials said in separate posts Wednesday …

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Richard Crowe: Booz Allen to Continue VA CRM System Support With $115M Task Order

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Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) has received a potential three-year, $115 million task order to help integrate applications for the Department of Veterans Affairs to manage the agency’s interactions with customers. The order covers application integration, software development, operations, maintenance and project management support services for the Veterans Relationship Management  system, Booz Allen said Wednesday. The company indicated it will support VA’s existing …

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Microsoft Caters IT Skills Training for Soldiers’ Career Transition

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 16, 2016 — Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) is set to offer Microsoft Software & Systems Academy courses at five U.S. Army bases to help active-duty and former soldiers transition to civilian careers in IT, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Chris Cortez, vice president of military affairs at Microsoft, wrote in an article …

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Microsoft Vet Kirill Tatarinov Joins Citrix as President, CEO; Robert Calderoni Comments

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Kirill Tatarinov, formerly executive vice president of Microsoft’s (Nasdaq: MSFT) business solutions division, has joined Citrix (Nasdaq: CTXS) as president and CEO. Tatarinov will also join the Citrix board and succeed interim President and CEO Robert Calderoni, who will continue his role as executive chairman of the board, Citrix said …

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