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Cisco’s Diane Gongaware: ‘Architectural’ Cloud Migration Approach With AI, ML to Bolster Fed IT Modernization

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 29, 2018 — Diane Gongaware, vice president of U.S. public sector services at Cisco Systems (Nasdaq: CSCO), has said the company is working with federal customers to leverage the cloud as the platform for their information technology modernization efforts as networks gain new capabilities and grow …

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Former Salesforce Exec Dan Smoot Joins Riverbed as Chief Customer Officer

Dan Smoot, former executive vice president of global partner sales at Salesforce (NYSE: CRM), has joined Riverbed Technology as chief customer officer at the San Francisco-based information technology provider. Riverbed said Wednesday Smoot will oversee the company’s global support and renewal programs, professional services, education, customer success management and vertical offerings in his new …

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Leidos Creates Partner Program to Boost Innovation, Address Client Needs

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 1, 2018 — Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) has named Amazon Web Services, Cisco (Nasdaq: CSCO), Dell EMC, Hewlett Packard Enterprise (NYSE: HPE), Juniper Networks (NYSE: JNPR), McAfee and NetApp as partners under a new program aimed to boost innovation, program performance and technology delivery in line with clients’ mission needs, ExecutiveBiz …

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Microsoft Integrates Cloud Platforms, Works With Partners on Azure Stack

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 13, 2018 — Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) is set to integrate the Azure Stack hybrid cloud with Azure Government cloud in mid-2018 in efforts to support government users’ data processing and analysis as well as application development and modernization operations, ExecutiveBiz reported. Natalia Mackevicius, director for Azure Stack, …

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Mitre Adds Former DoD Sec Ashton Carter, 4 Others to Visiting Fellows Program

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 20, 2018 — Mitre has named five people from industry, academia and the public sector as fellows to help the nonprofit organization address challenges in the areas of national defense, cybersecurity and health, GovCon Executive reported Friday. The Visiting Fellows Program now includes Ashton Carter, board member …

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Cisco Cloud Security Platform Earns FedRAMP Moderate-Level ATO; Nick Michaelides Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 9, 2018 — Cisco Systems (Nasdaq: CSCO) has secured a moderate-level authority to operate under the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program for its Cloudlock cloud security product, ExecutiveBiz reported. Nick Michaelides, vice president of U.S. federal sales at Cisco and a 2018 Wash100 recipient, wrote in …

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Cisco Unit Invests in India’s Stellaris Venture Partners

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 30, 2018 — The investment unit of Cisco Systems (Nasdaq: CSCO) has placed funds with India-based Stellaris Venture Partners in support of the latter’s own investments in technology startups in areas like cloud, internet of things and analytics, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Livemint reported Monday Cisco India President Sameer Garde noted …

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Cisco to Support Luxembourg’s Digitization Around Cyber, Education, IoT & FinTech

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 25, 2018 — Cisco Systems (Nasdaq: CSCO) has signed an agreement with the government of Luxembourg on efforts to accelerate the country’s digital transformation around the areas of cybersecurity, education, financial technology and the internet of things, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday the memorandum of understanding serves …

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Govplace Hires Tech Industry Vet Steve Hoffman as Sales VP

Steve Hoffman, former area vice president at Micro Focus‘ government solutions business, has joined information technology provider Govplace as vice president of sales. Reston, Virginia-based Govplace said Wednesday Hoffman will lead the company’s go-to-market sales strategy and serve on the executive team. He will report directly to CEO Adam Robinson. In his …

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Cisco’s Diane Gongaware: ‘Proactive’ Cybersecurity Approach to Help Detect, Mitigate Threats Faster

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 8, 2018 — Diane Gongaware, vice president of U.S. public sector services at Cisco (Nasdaq: CSCO), has said that a “proactive” approach to cybersecurity can help government agencies detect and respond to threats faster and mitigate the effects of cyber attacks, ExecutiveBiz reported Dec. 27. Gongaware …

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