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AWS’ Lorraine Bassett: Rugged Edge Devices Could Help Agencies Generate Insights in Intermittently Connected Environments

Lorraine Bassett, principal technical business development leader for internet of things at Amazon Web Services’ worldwide public sector, said ruggedized, portable edge devices designed to work in austere and remote environments could help government agencies and the military collect data and generate insights for faster decision-making. “Edge computing is particularly …

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AWS GovCloud Marketplace Adds BAE’s AI Products; Dave Levy, Peder Jungck Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 22, 2021 — Amazon Web Services and BAE Systems have made the latter’s suite of artificial intelligence offerings available to government agencies through the AWS Marketplace for GovCloud (US) region, ExecutiveBiz reported Feb. 9. The defense company said it also offers a data labeling-as-a-service platform designed …

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Craig Abod, Carahsoft President, Wins 2021 Wash100 Award for Leading Company Growth, Driving Cloud, IT Capabilities Through Major Partnerships

Executive Mosaic is honored to introduce Craig Abod, president of Carahsoft Technology, as a recipient of the 2021 Wash100 Award, the most coveted and prestigious award in all of government contracting (GovCon). This marks the seventh consecutive year that Abod has won the award and been recognized for his commitment …

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Iridium CEO Matt Desch Receives Seventh Consecutive Wash100 Award

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Matt Desch, CEO of Iridium Communications, has earned his seventh consecutive Wash100 Award for his leadership and commitment to the government contracting (GovCon) community through 2020 and the future of the federal sector heading into 2021. Visit ExecutiveBiz to read Desch’s full 2021 Wash100 profile. You can cast your TEN votes for your favorite executives in the federal sector on Wash100.com.

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Kinetica Lands $100M Air Force Contract to Build Multidomain Sensor Data Warehouse


San Francisco-based analytics company Kinetica has secured a potential five-year, $100 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to create a repository of intelligence data from multiple sensor feeds for the North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. North Command.

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Former DoD Exec Peter Ranks Returns to CIA to Support Cloud Procurement Program

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Peter Ranks, former deputy chief information officer for information enterprise at the Department of Defense, has left DoD for a role at the Central Intelligence Agency where he will support cloud procurement, Federal News Network reported Tuesday. Ranks returns to the CIA to help the agency run the Commercial Cloud Enterprise or C2E program that aims to procure cloud products and services.

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CIA Issues Presolicitation for Single-Award Cloud Integration Support Contract


The CIA plans to start competition for a potential seven-year, single-award contract for cloud integration and related support services that could be valued at approximately $1B to $5B, Bloomberg Government reported Wednesday. The Cloud Integration and Multi-Cloud Management contract will include cloud brokerage, governance services, customer services and multicloud management support to allow U.S. intelligence agencies to use services offered by Cloud Computing Enterprise contract awardees Amazon Web Services, IBM (NYSE: IBM), Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT), Oracle (NYSE: ORCL) and Google

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