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Microsoft to Provide IoT-Connected Vehicles With Cloud Integration for Event Demos With Kymeta

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 17, 2018 — Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) and its partner Kymeta will hold demonstrations of land, maritime and first responder platforms that use the former’s cloud-based services and the latter’s KyWay satellite terminals as part of their presentation at two industry events this month, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Kymeta said Tuesday its …

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CIA to Run OSINT, Big Data Intelligence Experiments on AWS Cloud

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 14, 2018 — An Amazon Web Services-built cloud platform will be used by CIA to perform open-source intelligence and big data experiments in partnership with industry experts, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The agency aims to partner with companies for the five-year Mesa Verde project that will use …

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Insight Public Sector Wins Potential $653M DON BPA for Microsoft Software Licenses, Cloud Products

Insight Public Sector has won a potential three-year, $653.2 million blanket purchase agreement to help the Department of the Navy obtain Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) software licenses, cloud products and software assurance services. The U.S. Navy issued the BPA in accordance with IPS’ Federal Supply Schedule contract and policy and guidelines under the Defense Department‘s Enterprise Software …

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Iron Mountain Introduces Cloud-Based Data Protection & Recovery Platform

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 4, 2018 — Iron Mountain (NYSE: IRM) has launched a platform that will work to help users manage, protect and recover critical information in efforts to limit damage in case of cyber attacks, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday the Iron Cloud Critical Protection and Recovery is …

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Palo Alto Networks’ Rick Howard: Agencies Should Consider DevOps’ Role in Adaptive Cyber Strategies

Rick Howard, chief security officer at Palo Alto Networks (NYSE: PANW), has said agencies that aim to develop and implement strategies to safeguard information technology systems from cyber threats should adopt DevOps. Howard wrote that DevOps’ link to automation and cloud technology has implications for agencies’ adaptive cybersecurity strategies and …

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IBM Cloud-Based Collaboration Tech Cleared Under FedRAMP

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 27, 2018 — IBM (NYSE: IBM) has secured approval under the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program to offer its collaboration platform to government customers, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Federal Times reported Wednesday that John Hamilton, manager of operations for FedRAMP, unveiled the authorization of IBM Connections on Twitter …

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DISA Releases Draft RFP for Potential $8B Enterprise Cloud Service Procurement Contract

The Defense Information Systems Agency has issued a draft request for proposals for a potential 10-year, $8 billion contract to acquire an enterprise cloud service platform designed to facilitate collaboration and communications in support of DISA and Defense Department operations worldwide. A FedBizOpps notice posted Tuesday says the Defense Enterprise Office …

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PwC-Microsoft Alliance to Advance New Cybersecurity Portfolio

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 19, 2018 — PwC and Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) have expanded their alliance to advance a new suite of cybersecurity services and tools that are geared to safeguard customers’ IT networks and data, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The product portfolio will cover enterprise security architecture, identity and access management, …

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ArchIntel to Provide Customized Industry, Cyber and Technology Intelligence to a Leading Transformation, Consulting and IT Services Contractor

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 17, 2018– ArchIntel, a provider of concise actionable intelligence to business leaders, today announced that it will provide the entire suite of ArchIntel business and competitive information services to a leading transformation, consulting and IT services contractor. ArchIntel will be providing the customer with daily intelligence briefings covering …

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Report: Amazon, Microsoft, Google eye Pentagon’s JEDI cloud contract

Amazon (Nasdaq: AMZN), Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) and Google are emerging as potential main contenders for the Defense Department‘s planned 10-year, $10 billion cloud procurement contract, Defense One reported Thursday. The report said DoD could issue a request for proposals its Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure Cloud program as early as this week. Defense Secretary …

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