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Nutanix’s Dan Fallon: Agencies Need Software to Unify, Manage Edge Environments

Dan Fallon, senior director of public sector systems engineers at Nutanix (Nasdaq: NTNX), said agencies should tap the power of software as they take a unified approach to edge computing and manage large volumes of data. “Agencies need a platform that seamlessly unifies all elements of their enterprise IT. In …

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Red Hat’s Garrett Clark: Hyperconverged Infrastructure, Open Source Could Help Agencies Advance Move to Edge Computing

Garrett Clark, practice lead of OpenShift virtualization, storage and hyperconverged infrastructure for the North American public sector business at Red Hat, said hyperconverged infrastructure and open source could help government agencies streamline the adoption of edge computing to improve mission outcomes. Clark wrote that hyperconverged infrastructure is a key component …

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Chris Krebs Recommends CISA’s Shared Services Office Centralize Services for Civilian Agencies

Chris Krebs, former director of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency and a 2020 Wash100 Award recipient, recently stated that Congress should enable the agency’s shared services office to centralize common, internet-facing services across civilian agencies. To support this initiative, Krebs noted that CISA’s existing quality services management office will need the authority to oblige all .gov agencies to use govnet services.

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White House Appoints Anne Neuberger to Oversee SolarWinds Security Incident Response

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Anne Neuberger, deputy national security adviser for cyber and emerging technology at the National Security Council and an inductee into Executive Mosaic's Wash100 for 2021, has been appointed to lead the White House's response to the SolarWinds cyber attack that affected the public and private sector customers, the Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday.

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GDIT’s Kristie Grinnell Makes Recommendations for Agencies Looking to Optimize Cloud Capabilities

Kristie Grinnell Global CIO General Dynamics IT

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 10, 2021 — Kristie Grinnell, global chief information officer and vice president for supply chain at General Dynamics' (NYSE: GD) information technology business, has emphasized the importance of understanding data strategies in enabling government agencies to fully use the capabilities of cloud, ExecutiveBiz reported Feb. 1.

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GDIT’s Kristie Grinnell Makes Recommendations for Agencies Looking to Optimize Cloud Capabilities

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 10, 2021 — Kristie Grinnell, global chief information officer and vice president for supply chain at General Dynamics' (NYSE: GD) information technology business, has emphasized the importance of understanding data strategies in enabling government agencies to fully use the capabilities of cloud, ExecutiveBiz reported Feb. 1. …

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VMware’s Mikey McCormack, Aaron Swain: Agencies Should Deliver Software at the Speed of Silicon Valley

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Mikey McCormack and Aaron Swain of VMware (NYSE: VMW) said government agencies looking to address current mission requirements should develop and field accredited software to users as quickly, securely and frequently as Silicon Valley companies. "Long cycle times expose vulnerability to adversaries who use modern software tools and practices to deliver software more frequently, gain competitive advantage and disrupt your mission,” McCormack and Swain wrote.

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NASA Plans Small Business Set-Aside IDIQ for Financial Support Services

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NASA is looking to procure financial support services through an agency-wide, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract reserved for small businesses. A special notice posted Friday on SAM says all agency facilities could use the planned eight-year, NFSS procurement vehicle that will include a phase-in period of 30 days and three two-year option periods.

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DOD’s Ellen Purdy Addresses Spectrum Capabilities & Advancing Networks During Potomac Officers Club Virtual Event

Ellen Purdy Department of Defense

Ellen Purdy, director of emerging capabilities and prototyping initiatives and analysis at the Department of Defense (DOD), recently discussed the challenges of the electromagnetic spectrum, including spectrum competition in a contested and congested environment. She spoke about how enablers such as partnerships and technological innovation can overcome these hurdles, during Potomac Officers Club’s Achieving Spectrum Dominance in the Digital Battlespace Virtual Event

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