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Microsoft Launches Media Analytics, Cognitive Services Tools in Azure Government

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 26, 2017 — Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) has added a media analytics tool and artificial intelligence platform to the Azure Government cloud in support of government customer needs, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company introduced the Cognitive Services White Glove Program on July 17 and the Azure Media Analytics technology on …

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Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-up: Geospatial Intelligence, Noblis and More

Weekly Roundup July 10 – July 14 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson This week, Noblis, Inc., a nonprofit provider of science, technology, and strategy services to government agencies, was awarded a $3 billion IDIQ contract from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration …

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Microsoft Adds Arizona, Texas as Azure Government Data Center Regions

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 13, 2017 — Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) has expanded the availability of its Azure Government cloud platform to two additional data center regions in Arizona and Texas in efforts to support government customer workloads and data, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Tom Keane, general manager of engineering for Microsoft Azure, wrote in …

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CSRA’s Yogesh Khanna to Lead July 17 Conference Call on Federal Cloud Adoption

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 12, 2017 — CSRA (NYSE: CSRA) will discuss cloud adoption in the federal government in a scheduled July 17 conference call with the investment community and government information technology professionals, GovCon Executive reported Tuesday. The company said Monday Chief Technology Officer Yogesh Khanna will lead the call …

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ECS’ InfoReliance Company Secures ‘AWS Microsoft Workloads Competency’ Status

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 11, 2017 — Amazon Web Services (Nasdaq: AMZN) has certified InfoReliance for its technical capability to support workload migration and deployment on Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) cloud platforms, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. InfoReliance, an ECS company, said Friday it received AWS Microsoft Workloads Competency status across SharePoint, SQL Server and Exchange. …

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Kurt DelBene Adds Chief Digital Officer Role at Microsoft

Kurt DelBene, executive vice president of corporate strategy, core services engineering and operations at Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT), has taken the additional role of chief digital officer at the company, the Seattle Times reported Friday. In this capacity, DelBene will oversee Microsoft’s internal information technology groups, operations and corporate strategy as the …

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Microsoft IoT Hub Now Generally Available on Azure Government Cloud

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 14, 2017 — Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) has unveiled an Internet of Things hub that aims to assist Azure Government cloud customer agencies in efforts to track, manage and secure connected devices, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Tom Keane, general manager of the Microsoft Azure engineering team, wrote in a …

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U.S.: North Korea Behind Spate of Cyber Attacks Since 2009

North Korea has deployed an army of hackers called “Hidden Cobra” against financial, aerospace, critical infrastructure and media assets within the U.S. and around the world over the past eight years, according to a technical alert issued jointly by Homeland Security and the FBI. Cyber tools deployed by North Korea include …

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World’s Largest Airplane, the Stratolaunch, Rolled Out

Stratolaunch, the world’s largest airplane, with a wingspan of 385 feet, a height of 50 feet and total possible weight of 1.3 million pounds, was quietly rolled out Wednesday in the California desert. The plane is meant to carry Pegasus XL rockets designed by Orbital ATK, a Dulles-based company, that would be …

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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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