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Microsoft, ERAU Launch STEM, IT Training Program for Transitioning Military

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 29, 2017 — Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) has partnered with Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University to offer training to military service members for potential civilian careers in information technology, science, technology, engineering and math, GovCon Executive reported Thursday. The U.S. Marine Corps said Saturday the ERAU-Microsoft Software and Systems Academy …

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ViON to Help Migrate DISA to Microsoft Azure Government Cloud

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 4, 2017 — ViON will provide capacity-as-a-service and hardware testing services to help the Defense Information Systems Agency migrate to Microsoft‘s (Nasdaq: MSFT) Azure Government cloud platform under a $1.4 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The public cloud acquisition contract serves to support the Joint Interoperability Test Command’s development …

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HPE, Microsoft Vet Frank Vella Joins Information Builders as COO

Frank Vella, formerly chief revenue officer at BlueJeans Network, has joined New York-based business intelligence and analytics platforms provider Information Builders as chief operating officer. Vella will collaborate with Information Builders’ executive group to seek new market opportunities, support expansion efforts and create growth strategies, the company said Monday. His appointment …

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Microsoft Gets FedRAMP ATO for Dynamics 365 Offerings to US Gov’t

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 18, 2017 — Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) has secured certification under the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program for the deployment of its “intelligent” business applications to U.S. government agencies, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. James Townsend, CEO of Microsoft partner company Infostrat, said in a blog post published Monday that the …

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AWS, Microsoft Unveil Deep Learning Interface for Machine Learning Model Dev’t

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 17, 2017 — Amazon Web Services (Nasdaq: AMZN) and Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) have collaborated to launch a deep learning library that will work to support the development, prototyping and deployment of machine learning models, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Microsoft said Thursday the open source Gluon platform seeks to facilitate …

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Dell EMC-General Dynamics-Microsoft Team Lands $1B USAF Cloud Hosted Enterprise Contract; Steve Harris Comments

A team composed of Dell EMC, Microsoft (NYSE: MSFT) and General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) has received a potential five year, $1 billion contract to build a cloud-based collaboration and unified communications platform for the U.S. Air Force. The General Services Administration’s Federal Acquisition Service awarded the contract as part of …

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Microsoft Offers Network Performance Monitor Tool on Azure Government Cloud-Virginia

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 7, 2017 — Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) has added its Network Performance Monitor tool for checking hybrid network connectivity as part of the Azure Government Cloud-Virginia platform, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Sarah Weldon, Azure program manager at Microsoft, wrote in a blog post published Tuesday that NPM will work to …

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BAE-Microsoft Team Offers Cloud-Based Services to Support IC Analysis, Mission Planning

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 30, 2017 — BAE Systems has partnered with Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) to provide Office 365 software and services to intelligence agencies under the Intelligence Community Desktop Environment program, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Jonathan Morse, director of business architecture at BAE Systems Inc., wrote in an article published Aug. 15 that …

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Microsoft, CompTIA Offer IT Training for Military Veterans

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 24, 2017 — Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) and the Computing Technology Industry Association have teamed to offer information technology training to military service members transitioning to civilian life, GovCon Executive reported Wednesday. CompTIA said Tuesday the Microsoft Software and Systems Academy will accept the organization’s Network+ and Security+ …

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Microsoft Azure Available to Gov’t Customers Under CSRA’s IT Schedule 70 Contract

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 10, 2017 — CSRA (NYSE: CSRA) has added Microsoft‘s (Nasdaq: MSFT) Azure cloud computing services to its offerings for federal agencies under the General Services Administration‘s IT Schedule 70 vehicle, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The Azure suite is categorized under Special Item Number 132-40 and builds on …

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