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Rick Wagner: Microsoft Federal to Help Air Force Integrate Capabilities in Support of ABMS

Rick Wagner President Microsoft Federal

Rick Wagner, president of Microsoft’s (Nasdaq: MSFT) federal arm and a three-time Wash100 awardee, wrote in a blog post published Monday the company will compete to develop, field and operate systems across multiple domains in support of the U.S. Air Force's Advanced Battle Management System through its spot on a potential $950M indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract. 

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Former McAfee CEO Christopher Young Joins Microsoft as Business Dev’t EVP

Christopher Young EVP of Business Devt Microsoft

Christopher Young, former CEO of computer security software provider McAfee (Nasdaq: MCFE), has joined Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) as executive vice president of business development. He will report directly to Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella and oversee the technology firm's global BD strategies that include strategic alliances, joint ventures and venture investments.

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Former Microsoft Exec Jon Love Joins Maxar as Strategic Growth VP; Tony Frazier Quoted

Jon Love Strategic Growth VP Maxar Technologies

Maxar Technologies (NYSE: MAXR) has appointed Jon Love, former head of public sector partner development at Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT), as vice president of strategic growth, responsible for driving company efforts to secure opportunities in the global public sector. “In this role, he is going to lead efforts to help our U.S. Government customers, our closest allies, and ecosystem of industry partners harness commercial innovation in Earth Intelligence create mission force multipliers across our community,” said Tony Frazier, executive VP of global field operations at Maxar and a four-time Wash100 awardee.

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Microsoft Launches Azure Space to Expand Connectivity; Tom Keane Quoted

Microsoft Azure Space

Microsoft has launched Azure Space to store space-based data, as well as enable ground-based consumers to expand connectivity. Azure Space will link Azure’s existing cloud platform with new data centers and a network of privately owned satellites to provide high-speed internet across the globe.

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EM’s Weekly Roundup: Executive Spotlight with Amentum CEO John Vollmer on DynCorp Acquisition; SAIC Secures $753M Army Intel Support Contract; CMMC Integration Rule Change; Diane Nguyen Named Microsoft Federal CFO

Jim Garrettson

THIS WEEK’S TOP 10 MOST POPULAR STORIES View Weekly Contract Awards Air Force Adds 15 Companies to $950M Joint All Domain C2 Support IDIQ The U.S. Air Force has selected 15 additional companies as awardees on a potential $950M contract to build and operate systems across land, air, sea, space, electromagnetic spectrum …

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Weekly Roundup: Northrop Grumman Receives $13.3B Ground-Based Strategic Deterrent ICBM Dev’t Contract; Pentagon Upholds JEDI Cloud Contract to Microsoft; Pratt and Whitney Secure Major USAF Contracts; Leidos Defense Group Adds Retired Lt. Gen. Darrell Williams; Antoine Harden Joins Google’s Cloud Segment

Jim Garrettson

THIS WEEK’S TOP 10 MOST POPULAR STORIES View Weekly Contract Awards Pratt & Whitney Books $580M IDIQ for F-35 Aircraft Propulsion System Spares Raytheon Technologies‘ (NYSE: RTX) Pratt & Whitney subsidiary has secured a $579.8M contract to provide F135 propulsion system spare parts, engines and modules to the U.S. Navy, Marine Corps, Air …

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Rick Wagner: Microsoft-Carahsoft Partnership Expands Azure Cloud Reach in Gov’t Sector

Rick Wagner Corporate VP Microsoft Federal

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 14, 2020 — Carahsoft has been authorized by Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) to help distribute the latter's Azure suite of cloud computing platforms via the former's government contracts and reseller partners, ExecutiveBiz reported Aug. 28.

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