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GSA Taps 61 Firms for Potential $50B Alliant 2 IT GWAC

The General Services Administration has awarded 61 companies positions on a potential 10-year, $50 billion governmentwide acquisition contract for information technology products and services. GSA said in a FedBizOpps notice posted Friday the award is for the unrestricted portion of the Alliant 2 GWAC that has a base term of five …

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Hitachi Vantara Federal Assumes Control of Brocade’s Networking Maintenance Contracts; David Turner Comments

Hitachi Vantara’s federal business has assumed control of some of Brocade Communications Systems’ (Nasdaq: BRCD) federal service maintenance contracts and other assets under a definitive agreement signed in June. Hitachi Vantara Federal said Friday the agreement’s completion would provide the company access to Brocade’s storage area networking, campus/edge networking and data center …

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Radiant Solutions to Combine Geospatial Services Brands; Tony Frazier Comments

Maxar Technologies’ (NYSE: MAXR) Radiant Solutions business unit has unveiled a new strategy that aims to converge its legacy businesses in an effort to deliver geospatial data and insights designed to transform intelligence and global mapping missions in support of commercial and national security clients. Tony Frazier, president of Radiant …

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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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MapR Gets Recognition for Big Data Management Tech; Doug Natal Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 27, 2017 — MapR Technologies has received recognition for its converged data platform offering that works to manage the big data of enterprise customers, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Oct. 19 it was awarded the “Best Big Data Product or Technology” in the internet-of-things category by Datanami and was …

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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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HDS Federal Adopts ‘Hitachi Vantara Federal’ as New Corporate Name; David Turner Comments

Hitachi Data Systems’ federal business has officially used Hitachi Vantara Federal as its new company name in an effort to advance the delivery of big data, analytics and internet of things platforms and services to government and commercial clients. Hitachi Vantara Federal said Monday the rebrand seeks to reflect its …

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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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Harris Joins University of Rochester in NY’s Big Data-Focused Consortium

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 18, 2017 — Harris (NYSE: HRS) has teamed with the University of Rochester in New York to support a new consortium that would work to advance big data and analytics as part of the state government’s Finger Lakes Forward effort to boost the local economy, ExecutiveBiz reported …

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CAE, Canadian Research Lab to Study Flight Simulator User Experience

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 14, 2017 — CAE has entered into a partnership with business school HEC Montreal’s research laboratory in Canada to study pilots’ user experience in flight simulators in efforts to build on aviator performance, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday it will collaborate with Tech3Lab to utilize big data, …

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