Tag Archives: Amazon Web Services

Commerce Department Enters Open Data Alliance with Amazon, Google, IBM, Microsoft, Open Cloud Consortium

TYSONS CORNER, VA April 22, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker has enlisted the industry’s help in the department’s mission to release its rich stores of weather, ocean, climate and water information to the general public, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The data alliance tasks Amazon (Nasdaq: AMZN) Web Services, Google (Nasdaq: GOOG) Cloud Platform, IBM, …

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Amazon, Microsoft Vet Paul Beda Joins Smartronix as Principal Cloud Architect

Paul Beda, formerly lead solutions architect and evangelist for Amazon Web Services‘ (NASDAQ: AMZN) worldwide public sector and GovCloud region, has joined Smartronix as principal cloud architect and strategist. He will aid in Smartronix’s effort to develop the CloudAssured product offerings, cloud managed services and cloud consulting services, Smartronix said …

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EMC Buys Encryption Provider CloudLink; Chad Sakac Comments

EMC (NYSE: EMC) has bought security provider CloudLink for an undisclosed amount in a move to address data security requirements of clients, CRN reported Friday. Matt Brown writes Ottawa, Canada-based CloudLink will form part of EMC’s federation enterprise hybrid cloud and continue its membership in the Microsoft Azure ecosystem. Chad …

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AWS Worldwide Public Sector VP Teresa Carlson Named to Wash100 List for Leadership in Cloud Computing

Executive Mosaic, Tysons Corner, VA March 16, 2015 – Teresa Carlson, vice president for the worldwide public sector business at Amazon Web Services, has made it to this year’s Wash100 list of the most influential leaders in GovCon for her leadership role in public sector cloud computing. The Wash100 is the …

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Aquilent Awarded $100M GSA Cloud Services BPA; Mark Pietrasanta Comments

The General Services Administration has awarded a five-year, $100 million blanket purchase agreement to Aquilent to deliver cloud computing services across the agency. Aquilent said Tuesday the single-award contract covers architecture development, security and hosting services and offers the agency access to the company’s cloud management portal. Mark Pietrasanta, chief …

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PSC Names GovCon Exec Leaders to Chair Tech Committees

The Professional Services Council has appointed executives from several technology companies to lead six newly-formed committees and working groups under its technology arm. “The PSC Tech Council committees and working groups will provide thought leadership and practical advice and actions on the pressing technology issues facing the government market today, ” David Wennergren, senior vice …

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CMS Extends Terremark ID Mgmt Hosting Services on HealthCare.gov for $15M

Verizon‘s (NYSE: VZ) Terremark subsidiary has received a $15 million contract extension from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to provide cloud-based identity management services for the HealthCare.gov website, FCW reported Tuesday. Adam Mazmanian writes that this modification extends the company’s work on managing user access to HealthCare.gov and expands a previous $31 million …

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National Security & Intell Contractor Altamira Named Consulting Partner For Amazon Web Services

Altamira has attained consulting partner status on the Amazon Partner Network, Altamira announced Monday. The public designation puts the engineering and analytic services provider in the company of professional services firms including system integrators, strategic consultants and resellers that design, migrate or build Amazon Web Services-based solutions for clients. The …

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