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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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Microsoft, Partner Develop Windows 10 Version Tailored for China

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 24, 2017 — Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) has worked with China Electronics Technology Group to develop a version of the Windows 10 operating system specifically for the Chinese government, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Dow Jones Newswires reported Tuesday China will review the customized software before it can be included in a …

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Microsoft Gets FedRAMP High ATO for Azure Gov’t Cloud Deployment at VA

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 17, 2017 — Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) has received authorization to operate its Azure Government cloud platform to support sensitive workloads at the Department of Veterans Affairs through the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said in a blog post published Wednesday the FedRAMP …

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DHS Supplies Visualization Tool for Microsoft-Backed Project to Sequence Mosquito DNA

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 15, 2017 — Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) has utilized a data visualization platform from the Department of Homeland Security to sequence mosquito DNA as part of efforts to establish an early indicator of disease, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. DHS said Thursday the company used the Krona open source software that the National Biodefense …

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Former GSA Official Aaron Snow Named COO of cBrain’s North America Operations

Aaron Snow, former senior adviser for the General Services Administration‘s Technology Transformation Service, has joined cBrain as chief operating officer of the company’s North America-based operations. Per Tejs Knudsen, cBrain CEO, said in a company statement published Thursday Snow brings technological and digital transformation experience to help the Denmark-based company build on its international …

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Microsoft Launches New Data Analytics, Visualization Tools on Azure Gov’t Cloud

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 8, 2017 — Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) has unveiled its new data analytics and visualization offerings called HDInsight and Power BI as part of the Azure Government cloud platform, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said in a blog post published Monday the services will work to help government …

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Microsoft Opens Cyber Engagement Center for Gov’t, Enterprise Clients in Mexico

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 28, 2017 — Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) has unveiled a new Cybersecurity Engagement Center in Mexico in efforts to support Latin American government and enterprise customers’ programs against cyber threats, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Friday the center aims to drive response against cyber crimes, advance technical …

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