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KeyW Wraps Up $235M Sotera Purchase

KeyW (Nasdaq: KEYW) has wrapped up its $235 million cash acquisition of Herndon, Virginia-based national security technology contractor Sotera Defense Solutions. Hanover, Maryland-based KeyW completed the transaction a month after it agreed to acquire Sotera as part of efforts to advance strategic growth and expand footprint in the intelligence community. Both companies expect the integration …

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Veritas’ Tom Kennedy: Agencies Should Adopt Cloud-Based Tools to Facilitate Data Mgmt

Tom Kennedy, vice president and general manager of Veritas Technologies’ public sector business, has said federal agencies must create strategies for organizing unstructured data, leveraging cloud-based tools to manage the massive amounts of information. Kennedy wrote that a cloud-based archiving platform, for instance, works to help agencies automate the process …

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AWS Gets FedRAMP High P-ATO for 9 GovCloud (US) Region Services

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 31, 2017 — Amazon Web Services (Nasdaq: AMZN) has secured provisional authorization under the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program‘s High Baseline for nine services in the AWS GovCloud (US) Region, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday the Joint Authorization Board granted the P-ATO for AWS CloudFormation, Amazon DynamoDB, Amazon …

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Lisa Mascolo, IBM Global Business Services Managing Director, Selected for 2017 Wash100

Executive Mosaic, Tysons Corner, VA March 30, 2017 — Lisa Mascolo, a managing director at IBM‘s global business services segment, has been added to this year’s Executive Mosaic Wash100 for her leadership in cloud and analytics. The Wash100 is the premier group of private and public sector executives selected by Executive Mosaic’s …

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General Dynamics Unit Gets Potential $140M Deal for NATO IT Modernization

General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) information technology business will deploy a cloud-based platform to update NATO’s IT infrastructure under a potential five-year, $140 million contract from the NATO Communications and Information Agency. The company said Thursday General Dynamics Information Technology will work to facilitate IT modernization at NATO in efforts to drive …

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Former Unisys Federal VP Casey Coleman Joins Salesforce as Govt Solutions SVP

Casey Coleman, formerly vice president of federal civilian business group at Unisys (NYSE: UIS), has joined Salesforce (NYSE: CRM) as senior VP of the customer relationship management technology firm’s global government solutions unit, GovCon Wire has learned. She oversees Salesforce’s global enterprise positioning strategy for the government and public sector in her …

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Deloitte Buys Day1 Solutions in Cloud Service Expansion Push

Deloitte has purchased McLean, Virginia-based cloud consulting firm Day1 Solutions for an undisclosed sum in a move to build up its cloud offerings and capabilities as well as expand its client base in both commercial and public sectors. Luis Benavides, founder and CEO of Day1 Solutions, said in a statement …

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Bill Rowan, Federal Sales VP at VMware, Selected for 2017 Wash100

Executive Mosaic, Tysons Corner, VA March 24, 2017 — Bill Rowan, vice president of federal sales at VMware, has been chosen for this year’s Executive Mosaic Wash100 for his leadership in cloud and mobility platforms. The Wash100 is the premier group of private and public sector executives selected by Executive Mosaic’s …

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Microsoft Gets FedRAMP High ATO for Azure Gov’t Cloud Deployment at VA

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 17, 2017 — Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) has received authorization to operate its Azure Government cloud platform to support sensitive workloads at the Department of Veterans Affairs through the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said in a blog post published Wednesday the FedRAMP …

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ViON Issues New Guidance, Resources for Cloud Strategy Review; Rob Davies Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 16, 2017 — ViON has released new guidelines for cloud strategy reviews to support organizations following a server outage in late February related to Amazon Web Services‘ (Nasdaq: AMZN) Simple Storage Service in northern Virginia or the US-EAST-1 region, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. ViON said Friday it has also …

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