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

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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

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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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Wes Anderson Chosen to Wash100 for Global IT Leadership


Executive Mosaic, Tysons Corner, VA March 13, 2015 – Wes Anderson, vice president of worldwide public sector services at Microsoft, has been elected into Executive Mosaic’s Wash100 list of the most influential leaders in GovCon for his global leadership in the information technology sector. The Wash100 is the premier group of ...

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Potomac Officers Club Finalizes Speakers For 2015 Cybersecurity Summit


TYSONS CORNER, VA., ‘March 12, 2015 — The Potomac Officers Club — a division of Executive Mosaic — has rounded out the panel of speakers for the 2015 Cybersecurity Summit to be held on Thursday, March 19, 2015, from 7:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Ritz Carlton Tysons Corner located at 1700 ...

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Toni Townes-Whitley Appointed Worldwide Public Sector VP at Microsoft


Toni Townes-Whitley, a former executive at CGI Group‘s (NYSE: GIB) U.S. federal market subsidiary, has been appointed vice president of the worldwide public sector at Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT), a Microsoft spokesperson has confirmed to GovCon Wire. At Microsoft, she will lead a team of 2,000 employees that work with government, education ...

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