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In-Q-Tel, Microsoft Invest in Cloud App Delivery Platform Developer

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 23, 2017 — In-Q-Tel and Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) are among the investors that participated in a $16 million funding round for cloud application delivery company Frame, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. IQT said Wednesday Frame aims to utilize the funds to support further development of its cloud-native application delivery platform and …

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Synopsys VP Kuehlmann: WannaCry is ‘A Wake-up Call for the World’

Over 200,000 devices in at least 150 countries had been infected with WannaCry by Sunday, a piece of ransomware that holds your computer hostage until you pay hackers $300 in bitcoin. WannaCry is the largest cyberextortion scheme ever, reports CNet, and experts are warning that many governments are susceptible due to outdated technology. …

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Amy Barzdukas Promoted to Polycom EVP, Chief Marketing Officer; Mary McDowell Comments

Amy Barzdukas, formerly vice president of global solutions marketing at Polycom, has been promoted to executive vice president and chief marketing officer of the San Jose, California-based communications technology provider. Polycom said Monday the 20-year industry veteran has led the company’s alliance marketing, product and services marketing and sales enablement teams over the …

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Microsoft to Use Palo Alto Networks Firewall on Azure Gov’t Cloud

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 11, 2017 — Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) has added Palo Alto Networks‘ (NYSE: PANW) VM-Series virtualized firewall as a tool on the Azure Government Cloud, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The inclusion of the firewall on the cloud platform serves to help public sector customers protect their applications and data with functions that …

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Tim Solms, Sean Berg Take VP Roles at Forcepoint’s Global Governments Business

Austin, Texas-based cybersecurity firm Forcepoint has appointed two new executives to vice president positions as the company works to deliver cyber capabilities to government clients worldwide. Tim Solms, formerly VP for federal business and managing director of worldwide government at Juniper Networks (NYSE: JNPR), will serve as senior VP and general manager of …

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Ex-FTC Commissioner Julie Brill to Join Microsoft as Privacy, Regulatory Affairs Corporate VP, Deputy General Counsel

Julie Brill, former commissioner of the Federal Trade Commission, has been named corporate vice president and deputy general counsel for privacy and regulatory affairs at Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT). Brill will directly report to Brad Smith, president and chief legal officer at Microsoft, and will begin her new position by the …

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George Wilson: ECS Federal Buys InfoReliance in Cyber, Cloud Delivery Expansion Push

ECS Federal has purchased cloud and cybersecurity services provider InfoReliance for an undisclosed amount in a move to expand the delivery of cybersecurity, cloud and agile software platforms to clients in the intelligence and defense markets. InfoReliance CEO Andrew Butler will move to ECS to serve as a senior vice …

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DXC Technology, Microsoft Offer Hybrid Cloud Service for Azure

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 6, 2017 — DXC Technology (NYSE: DXC), the new company formed out of the merger between Hewlett Packard Enterprise‘s (NYSE: HPE) services business and Computer Sciences Corp., has partnered with Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) to jointly offer a hybrid cloud service, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. DXC said Tuesday the DXC …

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GovCon Wire’s Weekly Roundup: The Shifting Sands of Executive Leadership, Siemens’ $4.13 Billion Contract Win, and More

Weekly Roundup March 27 – March 31 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson This week, the GovCon industry witnessed several high-profile private sector executive moves. It goes without saying that these leadership changes could impact industry in a positive way, introducing …

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Catherine Kuenzel Joins Microsoft as Public Sector Enterprise Services VP for Americas Region

Catherine Kuenzel, formerly executive vice president and general manager of the homeland security group at CSRA (NYSE: CSRA), has joined Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) as vice president of enterprise services for the company’s public sector business in the Americas, GovCon Wire has learned. Before she joined CSRA in 2015, Kuenzel was …

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