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Commerce Department Signs Microsoft Software, Services BPA


TYSONS CORNER, VA June 22, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — The Commerce Department has picked Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) to provide the agency’s software products and related service updates under a three-year blanket purchase agreement, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. “The BPA aggregates all of Commerce’s purchases each year while providing the department with ...

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Kelley DeConciliis Joins Remote Medical Int’l as Federal Systems VP

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Kelley DeConciliis, formerly vice president of federal systems CliniComp International, has joined global medical logistics provider Remote Medical International in the same capacity. DeConciliis will manage operations related to the company’s $95 million contract with the U.S. Agency for International Development and oversee federal accounts and operations at its Washington-based office, the company ...

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Otto Berkes Assumes CTO Role at CA Tech

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TYSONS CORNER, VA June 2, 2015 — GovCon Executive reported Monday on CA Technologies (Nasdaq: CA) announcing Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) veteran Otto Berkes as its new chief technology officer. Berkes comes to CA Tech from HBO, where he led enterprise technology operations and oversaw development of the company’s online streaming service, after ...

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Microsoft’s Curt Kolcun: Agencies Less Wary of Cloud Migration

Curt Kolcun

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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US Navy Awards $544M Software License Renewal BPA to Insight Public Sector


Insight Public Sector has won a potential $543.72 million contract to renew the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps’ software assurance and Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) software licenses. The blanket purchase agreement covers a one-year base period and two one-year options, the Defense Department said Friday. Insight Public Sector will perform the ...

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April 24 Market Close: GovCon Index Dips, Tech Earnings News Lifts US Stocks


The GovCon Index fell for the second consecutive day Friday to close down 0.238 points at 75.901 and end the week with a 1.16 percent gain from the previous five-day trading period. Corporate financial reports from Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT), Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) and Amazon.com (NASDAQ: AMZN) helped send U.S. markets into nominal positive territory despite continued concern ...

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Commerce Department Enters Open Data Alliance with Amazon, Google, IBM, Microsoft, Open Cloud Consortium

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TYSONS CORNER, VA April 22, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker has enlisted the industry’s help in the department’s mission to release its rich stores of weather, ocean, climate and water information to the general public, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The data alliance tasks Amazon (Nasdaq: AMZN) Web Services, Google (Nasdaq: GOOG) Cloud Platform, IBM, ...

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Amazon, Microsoft Vet Paul Beda Joins Smartronix as Principal Cloud Architect

Paul Beda

Paul Beda, formerly lead solutions architect and evangelist for Amazon Web Services‘ (NASDAQ: AMZN) worldwide public sector and GovCloud region, has joined Smartronix as principal cloud architect and strategist. He will aid in Smartronix’s effort to develop the CloudAssured product offerings, cloud managed services and cloud consulting services, Smartronix said ...

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Kurt DelBene Rejoins Microsoft as Corporate Strategy, Planning EVP; Satya Nadella Comments

Kurt Delbene

Kurt DelBene, who left Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) in 2013 after he led its Office division, has returned to the company to serve as executive vice president for corporate strategy and planning. He will report directly to CEO Satya Nadella and be responsible for helping identify investment opportunities in the technology ...

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