Tag Archives: cloud

Dell EMC’s Cameron Chehreh: Agile, App Mgmt Key to Multicloud Strategy, IT Transformation

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 17, 2018 — Cameron Chehreh, chief technology officer of Dell EMC‘s federal business, has said a multicloud strategy that includes an assessment of applications will help federal agencies build on the cloud as a business operating model, ExecutiveBiz reported July 31. FedScoop reported July 30 that …

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Accenture to Design, Build New Library of Congress Data Center; Elaine Beeman Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 14, 2018 — The federal services business of Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has secured a potential $27.3 million contract to design and develop a new data center for the Library of Congress and U.S. Copyright Office, ExecutiveBiz reported Aug. 1. The company said Aug. 1 the contract also …

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Cloudera’s Tim Solms: Cloud Tools Can Help Agencies Glean Insights From Data

Tim Solms, vice president of public sector at Cloudera (NYSE: CLDR), has said government agencies that aim to obtain insights from large amounts of data should look to cloud platforms that offer high-volume storage and computing capabilities. Solms wrote that agencies seeking to make more informed decisions and build up …

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Dell EMC’s Steve Harris: Cloud, Other IT Modernization Elements Part of Agency Digital Transformation

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 6, 2018 — Steve Harris, senior vice president and general manager of Dell EMC‘s federal business, has said the company serves to drive federal agencies’ digital transformation through automation and information technology infrastructure modernization, as well as measures to bolster security and update workforce capability. Harris, …

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DLT to Distribute Red Hat Products to Gov’t Agencies Via AWS GovCloud

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 6, 2018 — Red Hat‘s (NYSE: RHT) enterprise-grade products will be available to government agencies and regulated industries on Amazon Web Services‘ GovCloud marketplace via a distribution agreement with DLT Solutions, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. DLT will offer Red Hat’s products and managed services as a “Certified …

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Steve Schorer: Alion Science Makes Emerging Tech Push Through MacB Purchase

Alion Science and Technology has agreed to buy MacAulay-Brown for an undisclosed sum to expand work with national security customers and engineering and technology offerings. Steve Schorer, Alion president and CEO and a 2018 Wash100 winner, said in a statement released Thursday the company made the acquisition in a push to …

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VMware’s Matthew Schneider: Agencies Should Make Apps Independent of Physical Infrastructure

Matthew Schneider, senior director of government, education and healthcare at VMware (NYSE: VMW), has said agencies seeking to modernize their information technology infrastructure should know more about the security and behavior of their applications and eliminate apps’ reliance on the physical infrastructure. “When an application is independent of the infrastructure, agencies have the …

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General Dynamics IT Focuses on AI, ML in 3rd Annual Cyber Training Event

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 26, 2018 — A General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) business unit hosted a collaborative cybersecurity training exercise for employees earlier this month that highlighted the use of artificial intelligence and machine learning in cyber efforts, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. General Dynamics Information Technology said Tuesday its third annual Cyber Hackathon, …

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Hitachi Vantara Eyes Portfolio Expansion With REAN Cloud Buy; David Turner, Brian Householder Comment

Hitachi Vantara has agreed to purchase REAN Cloud for an undisclosed sum in a move to expand its portfolio of cloud and managed services offerings designed to help clients expedite their digital transformation efforts across multicloud environments. Hitachi Vantara said Tuesday it expects the acquisition to wrap up later this year …

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RSA’s Steve Schmalz: Agencies Should Integrate Security From the Start of IT Modernization

Steve Schmalz, field chief technology officer of public sector at Dell Technologies’ (NYSE: DVMT) RSA subsidiary, has said government agencies should update their security platforms as they modernize their information technology infrastructure. “The key is making sure to incorporate security from the start because changing the infrastructure will require agencies …

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