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Microsoft Offers Compliance ‘Blueprint’ Program for Azure Government Users

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 17, 2016 — Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) has unveiled the initial release of the Azure Blueprint program that works to support the compliance efforts of government agencies that use the Azure Government service, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said in a blog post published Wednesday that the program provides documentation for …

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IBM to Build Army Private Cloud Facility Under $62M Task Order

IBM (NYSE: IBM) has received a potential five-year, $62 million task order to build and operate a cloud-based computing center for the U.S. Army‘s highly classified data, Federal News Radio reported Friday. Jared Serbu writes that IBM will establish the pilot Army Private Cloud Enterprise facility at  Redstone Arsenal in Alabama under the task order. The order …

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Symantec’s Robert Potter: Agencies Should Address Security Gaps Through Cyber Resilience

Robert Potter, vice president of Americas sales at Symantec (Nasdaq: SYMC), has said that government agencies should develop cyber resilience plans in an effort to mitigate problems and address security gaps associated with the integration of new technology platforms into the infrastructure. Potter wrote that agencies should start addressing such …

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Digital Tech Industry Vet Robert Poulin Named AEEC Chief Revenue Officer

Robert Poulin, former president of digital technology firm Havas Helia,  has joined AEEC as the inaugural chief revenue officer of the Reston, Virginia-based professional services contractor. AEEC said Oct. 7 said he will report directly to CEO Raj Patil and oversee brand visibility and expansion initiatives of the company and its Innovation Lab subsidiary. Poulin will …

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Engility Vet Damian DiPippa Joins ManTech as Mission, Intell Solutions SVP

Damian DiPippa, a former vice president at Engility Corp. (NYSE: EGL), has joined ManTech International (Nasdaq: MANT) as senior VP and general manager of mission and intelligence solutions and will oversee efforts to augment the company’s managed service models. ManTech said Wednesday DiPippa will also supervise the contractor’s offerings in enterprise information technology, cloud, …

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DigitalGlobe Inks $140M Deal for IC Geospatial Info Services Provider Radiant Group

Satellite imagery provider DigitalGlobe (NYSE: DGI) has agreed to purchase Chantilly, Virginia-based geospatial information services contractor The Radiant Group for $140 million in an effort to diversify revenue and add new offerings and staff to support the U.S. intelligence and special operations community. DigitalGlobe said Tuesday it expects to close the transaction subject to …

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IBM to Provide AWS Cloud Platform to Australia’s Taxation Agency

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 10, 2016 — The Australian business of IBM (NYSE: IBM) has secured an estimated $2.4 million contract to supply the country’s taxation agency a cloud platform built on Amazon Web Services (Nasdaq: AMZN) infrastructure, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. ZDNet reported Friday the agency has also previously tapped IBM Australia to …

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General Atomics Introduces Big Data Mgmt Platform

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 10, 2016 — General Atomics has unveiled the Nirvana 5.0 software platform that works to process big data workloads in support of scientific research, energy exploration and media, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday the software operates with the PostgresSQL open source database to consolidate multiple storage silos as data is migrated …

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RSA’s Jacklyn Wynn: Agencies Should Integrate Cyber Policies With ‘Day-to-Day Mission Execution’

Jacklyn Wynn, an official at EMC’s security division RSA,  has said government agencies should work to re-evaluate their cyber defense strategies through the integration of cyber policies and objectives with the way they implement their missions on a daily basis. Wynn, vice president of strategy and market development of global …

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Attain Buys ACF Solutions to Add Salesforce Offerings, Services

McLean, Virginia-based strategy consulting services contractor Attain has acquired cloud technology provider ACF Solutions in an effort to add new Salesforce knowledge and additional services to customers in the government, education and nonprofit sectors. Attain said Tuesday ACF will act as a subsidiary and be led by co-founder and President Kristin Sharpe, who will transition …

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