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MongoDB’s Mat Keep: Open-Source Database Can Help Agencies ‘Glean Insights’ From Large Data Volumes

Mat Keep, director of product and market analysis at MongoDB (Nasdaq: MDB), has said government agencies should modernize their data infrastructures to manage and analyze large volumes of collected data through the adoption of non-relational databases. Keep wrote such databases work to help organizations automatically spread data across public cloud …

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Google’s Aileen Black: Cloud a ‘Fueling Agent’ in Big Data Analytics

Aileen Black, executive director, industry lead and group leader for the U.S. government at Google’s cloud business, has said government agencies should consider three factors when migrating to the cloud and one of those is to understand the cloud’s capability to address the gap between the mission or user and …

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Dell EMC’s Cameron Chehreh: Mission Outcome, Infrastructure Modernization Key to Data Analytics

Cameron Chehreh, chief operating officer and chief technology officer of Dell EMC’s federal business, has said government agencies seeking to gain insights from collected data to facilitate the decision-making process and build up citizen services should first focus on the mission outcome. Chehreh wrote that agencies should frequently reconsider their mission statements amid …

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VMware’s Matthew Schneider: ‘Zero Trust’ Model, Automation Key to Application Security

Matthew Schneider, senior director of government, education and healthcare at VMware (NYSE: VMW), has said government agencies seeking to ensure security of applications within the network should initially change their mindset through the adoption of the “zero trust” model. Schneider wrote that implementing such a model “means you have to …

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Samsung’s Yasir Aziz: Containerization Key to Agencies’ Mobile Device Management

Yasir Aziz, senior director of end user sales for Samsung Knox at Samsung Business, has said government agencies should consider containerization as an approach to mobile device management in an effort to balance their organizations’ security, flexibility and productivity requirements. Aziz wrote that containerization works to establish a “firewall-protected app container …

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VMware’s Bill Rowan: Software-Defined Networking Key to Agencies’ Workload Mgmt, Security Efforts

Bill Rowan, vice president of federal sales at VMware’s (NYSE: VMW), has said software-defined networking platforms are designed to help agencies build and compartmentalize networks without shutting down the entire infrastructure in the event of a cybersecurity breach. Rowan wrote that SDN tools could help agencies manage workloads in public cloud …

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Virtustream’s Tim Bock: Agencies Should Understand Scale When Moving Apps to Cloud

Tim Bock, Dell public alliance manager at Virtustream, has said government agencies should understand scale and know the differences between a government-purchased and a cloud-native application before moving apps to a cloud environment. Bock wrote that agencies should establish a “cloud strategy that begins with understanding whether it is a consumer …

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Vencore to Continue Support for GSA Public Buildings IT Service; Mac Curtis Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 18, 2016 — Vencore will continue to support the General Services Administration‘s Public Buildings Information Technology Services effort under a potential five-year, $27 million re-compete contract, ExecutiveBiz said Wednesday. The company said Tuesday it will maintain the PB-ITS’ Occupancy Agreement, OA Billing, Rent Estimate and Appraisal …

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Diffeo’s John Frank: Machine Intell-Based Text Analytics Application Key to In-Progress Document Analysis

John Frank, CEO of knowledge discovery firm Diffeo, has said government agencies should deploy a text analytics application equipped with machine intelligence functions to help search and analyze large data sets and in-progress documents. Frank wrote that such text analytics apps work to help users review large data repositories and …

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TechnoMile Launches Cloud-Based Contract Mgmt Apps Built on Salesforce Platform; Ashish Khot Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 19, 2016 — TechnoMile has launched a suite of cloud-based applications that work to help government contractors manage contracts and task orders, partner with federal agencies and gather agency spending data, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Friday GovCon Suite is built on the Salesforce (NYSE: CRM) App Cloud system and is …

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