Tag Archives: cloud

Kelly Nelson Named ViON Business Operations VP; Tom Frana Quoted

Kelly Nelson, a 19-year ViON veteran, has been named vice president of business operations at the Herndon, Va.-based cloud service provider. Nelson will focus on enhancing the sales organization throughout ViON by supporting the entire sales lifecycle, billing and working with suppliers to ensure customers receive everything they need, ViON …

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Proofpoint’s Tony D’Angelo: IT Modernization Could Help Agencies Shift Security Efforts to Users

Tony D’Angelo, vice president of federal business at Proofpoint (Nasdaq: PFPT), has said cloud migration and other information technology modernization initiatives provide agencies an opportunity to redirect their cybersecurity focus toward efforts aimed at protecting users from cyber threats. Agencies allocate only 8 percent of their cybersecurity budgets on email …

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Kratos Reports $65M in Additional Space, Satcom Program Pipeline; Phil Carrai Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 7, 2018 — Kratos Defense and Security Solutions (Nasdaq: KTOS) will work on several space and satellite communications programs with U.S. and other defense customers via an estimated $65M in new contract wins, options and renewals, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Dec. 31 it will supply …

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Cloudera Closes Merger With Hortonworks; Tom Reilly Quoted

Cloudera (NYSE: CLDR) and Hortonworks have completed their merger to offer an enterprise data cloud platform designed to help organizations carry out data analytics and machine learning functions in hybrid and multicloud environments. Cloudera CEO Tom Reilly said in a statement published Thursday the combined entity will deliver a set of platforms to …

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Zscaler Internet Security Tech Gets FedRAMP Moderate Clearance; Stephen Kovac Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 2, 2018 — Zscaler (Nasdaq: ZS) has secured a Moderate-impact-level certification under the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program for its government-focused internet security and web gateway technology, which is also compliant with the Trusted Internet Connections 3.0 draft policy, ExecutiveBiz reported Dec. 18. The company said Dec. …

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Leidos Earns Microsoft ‘Gold’ Certification for Cloud Deployment Competency; Steve Hull Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 27, 2018 — Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) has received a Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) gold competency certification to offer the latter’s cloud offerings in support of customers’ cloud migration and modernization efforts, ExecutiveBiz reported Dec. 12. The Microsoft Gold Partner designation serves to validate Leidos’ technical capability to …

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Deloitte Lands Navy Contract for Shipboard Network Virtual Training Environment

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 21, 2018 — Deloitte will work to develop a cloud-based training virtual environment for the U.S. Navy‘s enterprise shipboard network and provide associated analysis and training services under a potential $23M contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The Department of Defense said Wednesday Deloitte Consulting will deliver the TVE to host …

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Carahsoft Added as Authorized AWS Cloud Distributor to Public Sector

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 20, 2018 — Amazon Web Services has designated Carahsoft Technology as an authorized distributor of AWS products and services to the government in a move that builds on their current reseller agreement, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Carahsoft said Tuesday its reseller and managed services provider partners can now …

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Rick Ambrose: Lockheed-AWS Satcom Ground Network to Lower Satellite Data Access Cost

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 17, 2018 — Rick Ambrose, executive vice president for Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: LMT) space business, has said the company’s move to partner with Amazon Web Services to deliver a cloud-based satellite communications ground system is meant to address cost challenges associated with establishing such infrastructure, ExecutiveBiz reported …

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Salesforce Provides Cloud-Based Unified Transport Payment System to LA County; Dave Rey Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 14, 2018 — Salesforce (NYSE: CRM) has delivered a unified payment system to the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority in support of the latter’s effort to establish a single digital hub for transport-related transactions, ExecutiveBiz reported Nov. 30. The company said Nov. 28 the TAPforce offering integrates …

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