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American Systems, F5, Microsoft Roll Out Cloud Emergency Notification System for USAF

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 21, 2019 — American Systems, F5 Networks (Nasdaq: FFIV) and Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) teamed up to deliver a cloud-based system that will work to notify U.S. Air Force personnel about emergency situations, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. F5 said it received a referral from cloud provider Microsoft Azure …

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Acendre Announces Acquisition of ICS Learning Group; Mike Giuffrida Quoted

Cloud-based talent management software provider Acendre has acquired ICS Learning Group for an undisclosed sum. “Acendre is dedicated to partnering with customers who have complex hiring and development processes that must be automated to compete for talent,” Acendre CEO Mike Giuffrida said in a statement published Monday. Giuffrida noted the transaction …

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Red Hat’s David Egts: Agencies Should Adopt New Toolkits to Harness the Power of AI

David Egts, chief technologist for the North American public sector at Red Hat (NYSE: RHT), has said there are several tools that could help government agencies facilitate the adoption of artificial intelligence. Those include AI toolkits such as TensorFlow open-source software, predictive analytics tools like Red Hat Insights and AI-based …

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Dell EMC Federal’s Cameron Chehreh: AI-Driven Insights Could Help Agencies Improve Service Quality

Cameron Chehreh, chief technology officer of Dell EMC’s federal business, has said government agencies should leverage artificial intelligence in order to generate insights from large amounts of data. “By uncovering deeper and more meaningful insights into data, AI supports agencies’ abilities to make decisions that improve the government’s efficiency and …

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DOJ Concludes IBM-Red Hat Transaction Review

The Department of Justice has completed its assessment of the proposed $34B acquisition of Red Hat (NYSE: RHT) by IBM (NYSE: IBM). IBM also secured a notice of early termination of the required waiting period for the transaction under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, the company said Friday …

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Jim Garrettson, CEO of Executive Mosaic, Presents Mark Testoni, President and Chief Executive of SAP NS2, His Fourth Wash100 Award

Jim Garrettson, founder and CEO of Executive Mosaic, presented Mark Testoni, president and chief executive of SAP National Security Services, with his fourth Wash100 Award on Thursday. Executive Mosaic recognizes Testoni for his role in forming a partnership with Amazon Web Services and his efforts to revolutionize the cloud and …

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GSA Solicits Bids for DoD’s Potential $8B DEOS Cloud Contract

The General Services Administration issued Friday a request for proposals for a potential 10-year, $8B contract to provide an enterprise cloud computing service for the Department of Defense, Nextgov reported Tuesday. The Defense Enterprise Office Solutions contract seeks cloud-based applications and services designed to provide communication, productivity and collaboration capabilities to …

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SAIC Earns AWS Designation for DevOps Competency in Cloud Tech Integration

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 30, 2019 — Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) secured a DevOps Competency designation from Amazon Web Services for providing cloud computing technology integration services in support of government and commercial customers, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. SAIC said Friday the designation serves to verify its capability to …

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Axon’s Digital Evidence Mgmt System Earns FedRAMP Authorization; Richard Coleman Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 29, 2019 — Axon, an Arizona-based connected public safety technology provider, secured clearance from the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program Joint Authorization Board to offer its digital evidence management system to law enforcement agencies, ExecutiveBiz reported April 16. The company said April 16 federal agencies …

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UiPath’s Jim Walker: Agencies Could Use Robotic Process Automation as ‘Starting Point’ for AI Adoption

Jim Walker, federal chief technology officer and director of public sector marketing at UiPath, has said government agencies could use robotic process automation as an initial platform to begin investing in artificial intelligence to advance their digital transformation initiatives. Walker wrote that RPA could help agencies improve the delivery of …

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