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Publicis.Sapient’s Lynn Lannin, Chad Kelly: Cloud-Based Apps Could Facilitate Gov’t Citizen Services Delivery

Lynn Lannin and Chad Kelly of digital transformation services provider Publicis.Sapient have said developing mobile applications on the cloud could help federal, local and state agencies streamline the delivery of services to citizens. Kelly and Lannin wrote how the 311 contact centers and other cloud-based apps work to help citizens …

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DISA Opens Solicitation for $640M Follow-On Enterprise Storage IDIQ

The Defense Information Systems Agency has released a request for proposals for a potential 10-year, $639.6 million recompete contract for managed enterprise storage platforms and services. A FedBizOpps notice posted Thursday says the Enterprise Storage Solutions III firm-fixed-price contract covers hardware, software and operating systems needed to support the storage infrastructure as …

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VMware’s Matthew Schneider: Agencies Should Make Apps Independent of Physical Infrastructure

Matthew Schneider, senior director of government, education and healthcare at VMware (NYSE: VMW), has said agencies seeking to modernize their information technology infrastructure should know more about the security and behavior of their applications and eliminate apps’ reliance on the physical infrastructure. “When an application is independent of the infrastructure, agencies have the …

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Virtustream’s Tim Bock: Holistic Evaluation of App Portfolios Key to Cloud Adoption

Tim Bock, Dell public alliance manager at Dell Technologies’ (NYSE: DVMT) Virtustream subsidiary, has said agencies seeking to migrate resources and workloads to the cloud should move their focus from infrastructure to functionality and applications through holistic evaluation of app portfolios. Bock wrote that conducting such an assessment could help agencies “understand …

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Pivotal’s Keith Salisbury: Modern Approach to Software Dev’t Key to Transforming Mission Execution

Keith Salisbury, vice president for federal business at Pivotal Software (NYSE: PVTL), has said government agencies should adopt a rapid and modern approach to software development in order to build and deploy applications within days and immediately execute their missions. Salisbury wrote that agency leaders should assess if they consider …

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Dell EMC’s Steve Harris: IT Transformation Calls for Agencies to Develop Strategic Plan, Understand Multi-Cloud Strategy

Steve Harris, senior vice president and general manager of Dell EMC’s federal business, has said government agencies seeking to transform their information technology infrastructure should determine services and applications that meet their mission-critical needs as well as develop a multi-year strategic plan. Harris wrote that such a plan would help …

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Palo Alto Networks’ Rick Howard: Agencies Should Consider DevOps’ Role in Adaptive Cyber Strategies

Rick Howard, chief security officer at Palo Alto Networks (NYSE: PANW), has said agencies that aim to develop and implement strategies to safeguard information technology systems from cyber threats should adopt DevOps. Howard wrote that DevOps’ link to automation and cloud technology has implications for agencies’ adaptive cybersecurity strategies and …

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SAIC to Continue Army App Devt Support Under $108M Task Order; Jim Scanlon Comments

Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) has received a potential two-year, $108 million task order to help the U.S. Army Human Resources Command continue to build, run and maintain at least 191 virtual applications used to support warfighters. The service branch awarded the task order through the Information Technology Enterprise …

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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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