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Comcast Business Federal VP Ken Folderauer Outlines Strategy for Expansion Into Federal Market

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 27, 2019 — Ken Folderauer, vice president of federal government sales at Comcast Business, has said the company plans to leverage its "gig speed" network resources and professional workforce as well as pursue investments to expand its capabilities and market footprint in a move to differentiate itself in the federal space.

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NTT Data’s Shamlan Siddiqi: Agencies Should Look Into Data, Talent, Awareness for AI Implementation

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 16, 2019 — Shamlan Siddiqi, chief technology officer of the public sector division at NTT Data, has said data is a key element in determining government agencies' readiness for the implementation of artificial intelligence technology, while talent and education are essential to advance such efforts.

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SAP NS2’s Mark Testoni Cautions Against Potential Insider Threats With ‘Sophisticated’ Talent

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 12, 2019 — Mark Testoni, CEO of SAP National Security Services, has expressed concern over the level of threat that companies can face when insiders with technology talent move to breach systems and steal sensitive data, ExecutiveBiz reported Aug. 5.

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Raytheon to Provide Aircraft Maintenance Training to Afghan Air Force; Bob Williams Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 9, 2019 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) will help develop an aircraft maintenance training program for Afghan forces under a U.S. Army contract to support the Army Program Executive Office for Simulation, Training and Instrumentation, ExecutiveBiz reported Aug. 1.

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Fortinet’s Bob Fortna Outlines Ways SD-WAN Supports Agency IT Modernization, Security

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 9, 2019 — Bob Fortna, president of the federal business at Fortinet (Nasdaq: FTNT), has said government agencies can utilize software-defined wide-area network capabilities in order to support high-bandwidth applications and prevent cyber attacks in line with modernization efforts, ExecutiveBiz reported July 31.

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Hexagon US Federal’s Chris Bellios: Investments, Emerging Tech to Advance Firm’s Market Positioning

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 6, 2019 — Chris Bellios, chief operating officer of Hexagon US Federal, has said the geospatial and technical services company looks to build on its investments in technology areas over the next two years in order to expand its market and position its portfolio for the public safety, military and intelligence communities.

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Infor, GTY to Offer BI, Analytics, Grants Mgmt Tech to State & Local Agencies; Bill Sullivan Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 5, 2019 — Infor will offer GTY Technology Holdings' grants management, budgeting and transparency platforms to local and state government agencies in support of digital transformation efforts in the public sector, ExecutiveBiz reported July 19.

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AT&T’s Mike Leff: 5G Wireless Networks to Transform Air Force Missions

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 30, 2019 — Mike Leff, vice president for defense within AT&T's (NYSE: T) public sector business, believes 5G wireless technology will be transformative for the U.S. Air Force as the company works to help the service branch deploy such networks to support military missions, ExecutiveBiz reported July 17.

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Equinix VP David Peed Outlines Four-Step Approach to Drive Agency Data Center Optimization

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 29, 2019 — David Peed, vice president and general manager of Equinix, has said federal agencies need to build on their network infrastructure or network hubs as the first in a four-step approach to advance their efforts to modernize their information technology and data center operations, ExecutiveBiz reported July 18.

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Raytheon, USAF to Test AI-Powered Predictive Maintenance on Osprey Fleet; Todd Probert Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 28, 2019 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) will work with the Department of Defense to test an artificial intelligence tool that the company developed with the U.S. Air Force to predict maintenance and repair needs in support of the service branch's CV-22 Osprey tiltrotor fleet, ExecutiveBiz reported June 20.

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