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Phantom Raises Series B Funds for Security Automation Platform

Phantom has obtained $13.5 million in a Series B funding round led by venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and backed by In-Q-Tel. Phantom will use the funds to expand engineering, sales and marketing operations in support of its platform that works to automate and orchestrate security operations, the …

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UK Environment Agency Selects CGI to Develop Cloud-Based Flood Forecasting Platform

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 12, 2017 — CGI (NYSE: GIB) will create and operate a cloud-based flood forecasting platform that will work to help the U.K.’s environment agency produce and share flood predictions under a three-year, $6.1 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The Future Flood Forecasting System will be designed to operate on Microsoft‘s …

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Microsoft, Qualcomm Fund Israeli Cybersecurity Startup Creator Team8

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 11, 2017 — Microsoft‘s (Nasdaq: MSFT) and Qualcomm‘s venture businesses have invested in the Israel-based cybersecurity startup creator Team8, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. A article by Bloomberg’s Gwen Ackerman reported that Nagraj Kashyap, corporate vice president at Microsoft’s venture arm, said the company intends to collaborate with Team8 to study cybersecurity challenges. About Executive …

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Air Force Taps Microsoft for Consulting Support Services

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 4, 2017 — Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) has received a $34.4 million firm-fixed-price contract for consulting services to support the U.S. Air Force‘s efforts to update its Microsoft products. The company will develop new enterprise capacities for the Air Force Network to help address the military branch’s security mission requirements as part …

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Microsoft Awarded $927M DoD Blue Badge Tech Support Contract

Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) has received a five-year, $927 million contract to provide enterprise technical support for blue badge cardholder services at the Defense Department. The department said Tuesday that Microsoft’s software developers and product teams will provide proprietary resources, source code, consulting and knowledge bases to the Defense Information Systems Agency under the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract. …

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Microsoft Offers Azure Blueprint for FedRAMP High Baseline

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 15, 2016 — Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) has unveiled that the Azure Blueprint platform for processing “authority to operate” designations is available to support the high baseline system of the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. A company blog post published Tuesday said Azure Blueprint will …

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Force Protection Offers Surveillance File Storage on Microsoft Azure Govt Cloud

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 14, 2016 — Force Protection Video Equipment‘s body-worn cameras and surveillance products now offer cloud storage for videos, photos and audio files on Microsoft‘s (Nasdaq: MSFT) Azure Government Cloud, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Force Protection said Monday law enforcement agencies may store files from their Force Protection …

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Microsoft Adds 5 FedRAMP-Compliant Products to Azure Gov’t Cloud Portfolio

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 10, 2016 — Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) has expanded its Azure Government Cloud‘s provisional authorization-to-operate under the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program with five new offerings, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The addition of Service Bus, Notification Hubs, Site Recovery, StorSimple and Backup brings the total number of FedRAMP high baseline-compliant …

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Microsoft to Offer Booz Allen Cloud Security Portfolio on Azure Public Marketplace

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 8, 2016 — Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) will offer Booz Allen Hamilton‘s (NYSE: BAH) cloud security suite on the Azure Government marketplace in an effort to provide public customers with cloud workload protection and security services, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Booz Allens’ Virtual Cloud Defense suite will help organizations …

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Accenture Subsidiary to Help Manage HRSA’s Electronic Handbooks System

A subsidiary of Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has received a potential five-year, $81.3 million contract from the Health Resources and Services Administration to operate and maintain HRSA’s electronic handbooks system. Accenture Federal Services will work with Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT), DMI and Avanade as well as use Microsoft-built platforms in efforts to help streamline HRSA grants management processes, Accenture said Monday. The contract also covers program, …

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