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AWS Undergoes Independent Cloud Security Evaluation in Push to Host Australian Gov’t Protected Data

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 2, 2018 — Amazon Web Services has completed an independent assessment aimed at allowing Australian government agencies to self-accredit their protected data workloads in the cloud under the AWS Sydney region, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. AWS worked with the Australian defense department’s signals directorate and underwent the Information …

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AWS Gov’t Cloud Platform an Instrument in Raytheon’s National Defense Work

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 26, 2018 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has utilized Amazon Web Services‘ cloud platform for government customers to help accelerate tests on information technology systems and comply with security requirements, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. AWS said Thursday Raytheon was able to reduce testing time using an AWS GovCloud (US)-based …

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Report: Transcom to Kick Off AWS ‘Secret’ Cloud Region Adoption

The U.S. Transportation Command will now start the migration of data and applications to an Amazon Web Services-built cloud platform designed to host intelligence community clients’ workloads classified at the “secret” level, Nextgov reported Tuesday. Trancom’s decision to move data to the AWS Secret Region came after Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) decided to …

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Col. Robert Manning: DoD Lowers $950M Cloud Services Contract Ceiling to $65M

The Defense Department has decided to reduce the size of a cloud services contract awarded to REAN Cloud to $65 million and limited the provision of such services to the U.S. Transportation Command, Nextgov reported Monday. Col. Robert Manning, a spokesman for DoD, announced the department’s decision at a press …

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AWS Offers Text-to-Speech Service on GovCloud (US) Region

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 2, 2018 — Amazon Web Services has added a text-to-speech service available through its AWS GovCloud (US) Region that works to convert text to voice audio in multiple languages, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday the cloud-based Amazon Polly technology utilizes deep learning and serves to integrate speech synthesis …

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AWS Picks Globecomm as ‘Standard Technology Partner’

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 22, 2018 — Amazon Web Services has added Globecomm Systems as a “Standard Technology Partner” in the AWS Partner Network, which will enable the companies to integrate technologies, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Globecomm said Tuesday it will interoperate its satellite and fiber network with the storage, compute and cloud content …

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CSRA Expands Cloud Services Portfolio With Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences BPA

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 12, 2018 — CSRA (NYSE: CSRA) will add Google‘s cloud services to its portfolio alongside Amazon Web Services and Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) Azure with the award of a potential $8.5 million blanket purchase agreement, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday it will offer G Suite and the Google Cloud Platform services …

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Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-up: Wash100 Update: Government Executives Rapidly Outpace GovCon Counterparts

Weekly Roundup February 5 – February 9, 2018 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes Government Executives Outpace GovCon Counterparts In Wash100 Popular Vote Jim Garrettson, Executive Mosaic CEO The Wash100 voting has been open for a little over two weeks now, and the preliminary results of the popular vote are showing that …

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REAN Cloud Lands $950M DoD Cloud Procurement Contract

REAN Cloud has secured a potential five-year, $950 million contract from the Defense Department to provide cloud platforms and services to agencies within DoD. The award is a production “other transaction” contract based on a prototype cloud migration and infrastructure assessment project REAN Cloud completed for the U.S. Transportation Command …

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DSA Subsidiary Lands NARA Task Order for Record Mgmt Systems Modernization

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 31, 2018 — Data Systems Analysts‘ Project Performance Company will work to update the National Archives and Records Administration‘s card catalog and electronic records management systems under a new task order, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. DSA said Monday its PPC subsidiary will support the modernization of the Description …

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