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Amazon, Microsoft Emerge as Final Competitors for $10B DoD JEDI Cloud Contract

A spokeswoman for the Department of Defense said Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) and Amazon (Nasdaq: AMZN) are the last two contenders for DoD’s potential 10-year, $10B Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure cloud procurement contract, Bloomberg reported Thursday. Elissa Smith, a spokeswoman for the Pentagon, said Microsoft and Amazon were the only companies that met …

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Microsoft, PNNL & UW Team Up to Advance Quantum Capabilities in Pacific Northwest

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 21, 2019 — Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) formed an alliance with the Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and the University of Washington in an effort to advance multisector research on quantum information science, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Monday the Northwest Quantum Nexus coalition …

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Former Microsoft, IBM Exec Kevin Eagan to Join Cubic as SVP, Chief Digital Officer

Kevin Eagan, a more than three-decade information technology veteran, has been appointed to serve as a senior vice president and chief digital officer at Cubic (NYSE: CUB) beginning on March 25. Bradley Feldmann, chairman, president and CEO of Cubic, said in a statement published Monday that Eagan brings to the company his experience in IT …

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Microsoft Intros Outlook Mobile With Updated Architecture for DoD, Gov’t Cloud Compliance

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 17, 2018 — Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) has unveiled an updated architecture for its Outlook mobile application in line with the security requirements of U.S. federal government and military customers, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday Outlook for iOS and Android is now built on “native” Microsoft …

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Microsoft Gets $1.7B Contract for IT Product Enterprise Services to DoD, Intell Community

The U.S. Navy has awarded Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) a potential five-year, $1.76B contract to support company-made products for the Department of Defense, U.S. Coast Guard and the intelligence community. DoD said Friday the company will provide engineering services to help software developers and other product teams utilize knowledge database, tools, source …

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Leidos Earns Microsoft ‘Gold’ Certification for Cloud Deployment Competency; Steve Hull Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 27, 2018 — Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) has received a Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) gold competency certification to offer the latter’s cloud offerings in support of customers’ cloud migration and modernization efforts, ExecutiveBiz reported Dec. 12. The Microsoft Gold Partner designation serves to validate Leidos’ technical capability to …

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Microsoft Collaborates With Mastercard to Offer Digital Identity Service

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 11, 2018 — Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) has entered into a partnership with Mastercard (NYSE: MA) to develop a joint service that will work to secure digital identities while enabling consumers to manage and share identity data using trusted devices, ExecutiveBiz reported Dec. 4. Mastercard said Dec. …

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Delphix Updates Data Platform for Microsoft Azure Gov’t Cloud Migration; Carahsoft’s Michael Adams Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 5, 2018 — Delphix, a Carahsoft Technology partner, has expanded the capabilities of its data management offering with the goal to support the migration of government agencies to Microsoft‘s (Nasdaq: MSFT) Azure Government cloud, ExecutiveBiz reported Nov. 2. Carahsoft offers the Delphix Dynamic Data Platform to …

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Navy Awards Six Spots on Potential $3.2B BPA for Microsoft Software Licensing & Subscription Services

Six companies have won spots on a potential 10-year, $3.17B blanket purchase agreement from the U.S. Navy to provide worldwide perpertual licenses and annual subscriptions for Microsoft-made (Nasdaq: MSFT) software products to the Defense Department, intelligence community and U.S. Coast Guard. DoD said Thursday the products are intended to address …

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Microsoft Wins $480M Army Augmented Reality Tech Prototyping OTA

Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) has won a potential $479.1M other transaction agreement from the U.S. Army to produce augmented reality technology prototypes for potential use in military training and battlefield missions. A contract award notice posted Wednesday on FedBizOpps says the company will provide hardware, software and associated interface control documentation as part of …

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