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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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F5 Networks’ Randy Wood: Federal IT Managers Should Prioritize Application Layer Security

Randy Wood, vice president of federal sales at application delivery networking platforms provider F5 Networks (Nasdaq: FFIV), has said federal information technology leaders should prioritize security at the application level in order to protect networks from cyber threats. Wood wrote that there are three principles in application security that federal …

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Engility Picks Optensity as Winner of GEOINT App Provider Challenge; Lynn Dugle Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 23, 2016 — Engility (NYSE: EGL) has named Optensity the winner of the $25, 000 Innovative GEOINT Application Provider Program Grand Challenge 2016 for the company’s SafeTravelerGlobe app, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The app works to provide users information on location-based threats and is now available via the …

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Unisys Wins IT Services Work for GSA’s Public Buildings Service; PV Puvvada Comments

Unisys Corp. (NYSE: UIS) has won a three-year, $18.8 million task order from the General Services Administration to support the Public Buildings Service‘s information technology infrastructure. The contract comes under a five-year blanket purchase agreement totaling $150 million where Unisys will help PBS operate applications for managing the workspace provided to …

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Richard Sears Named IntelliDyne Technology VP

Richard Sears, who joined IntelliDyne in July 2011, has been promoted to vice president of technology at the Falls Church, Va.-based contractor. The 20-year information technology veteran will be responsible for driving business innovation and providing technology to clients for their business operations, IntelliDyne said Thursday. His background includes roles in …

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