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VMware’s Bill Rowan: IT Automation to Help Agencies Address Challenges

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 6, 2017 — Bill Rowan, vice president of federal sales at VMware (NYSE: VMW), has said the use of cloud and other technologies such as software-defined networking works to drive IT automation at government agencies, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Federal News Radio reported Friday that Rowan, an inductee into …

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CenturyLink to Distribute EagleForce Analytics Tech to Gov’t; Erich Sanchack Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 6, 2017 — CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) has entered into an exclusive sales and distribution agreement with EagleForce Associates to offer the latter’s predictive analytics tool to government agencies for use in pharmaceutical monitoring, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The partnership aims to leverage the analytics technology to support government efforts against prescription drug …

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Salesforce Gov’t Cloud Secures IL4 Provisional Authorization From DISA; Dave Rey Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 6, 2017 — The Salesforce (NYSE: CRM) cloud platform for the public sector has received Impact Level 4 provisional authorization from the Defense Information Systems Agency for deployment to Defense Department users, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Tuesday Salesforce Government Cloud features role-based security and encryption functions and will work to help …

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DXC Technology, Microsoft Offer Hybrid Cloud Service for Azure

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 6, 2017 — DXC Technology (NYSE: DXC), the new company formed out of the merger between Hewlett Packard Enterprise‘s (NYSE: HPE) services business and Computer Sciences Corp., has partnered with Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) to jointly offer a hybrid cloud service, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. DXC said Tuesday the DXC …

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AWS’ Jennifer Chronis Talks Benefits, Support Tools for Commercial Cloud Adoption at DoD

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 5, 2017 — Jennifer Chronis, general manager for Defense Department programs at Amazon Web Services (Nasdaq: AMZN), has said DoD can leverage security as one of many benefits in the adoption of cloud platforms, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. She wrote in an article published March that other advantages to commercial …

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Leidos Opens Logistics, Fulfillment Center for UK Defense Ministry; Roger Krone Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 5, 2017 — Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) has unveiled a new 861,112-square-foot logistics facility in the U.K. that will work to provide commodities and support services to the British military, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Tuesday it partnered with the U.K. defense ministry to open the $103.4 …

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Boeing to Provide Cryptographic Update for Air Force Combat Search & Rescue Radio

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 5, 2017 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) will provide an update to the cryptographic module of the U.S. Air Force‘s combat search-and-rescue radio equipment under a $42.6 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The Defense Department said Monday the contract covers development, certification, integration and test of the cryptographic update for the Ultra …

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Orbital ATK Builds Propulsion, Other Hardware for Rockets to Carry Large Payloads

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 5, 2017 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) has begun work to produce hardware for large and intermediate-class space launch vehicles as part of a U.S. Air Force effort to develop rockets that could carry sizable payloads to space, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday it completed design …

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Raytheon to Support MDA Risk Reduction Efforts for Multi-Object Kill Vehicle

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 5, 2017 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) will perform technology risk reduction work on the Multi-Object Kill Vehicle platform under a $59.6 million contract from the Missile Defense Agency, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The Defense Department said Monday the company will assist MDA in efforts to build on the performance …

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Parsons, MIT Hold Workshop on Infrastructure, Smart Cities & Transportation; Biff Lyons Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 4, 2017 — Parsons has led a workshop in partnership with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s civil and environmental engineering department to cover infrastructure, smart cities and transportation research, GovCon Executive reported Friday. The company said Thursday the activity was held March and sought to discuss the alignment …

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