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CSC Wins FAA Cloud Services Contract

Computer Sciences Corp. (NYSE: CSC) has won a 10-year, $109 million contract with options to deploy cloud services at the Federal Aviation Administration’s data center, Washington Technology reported Thursday. Nick Wakeman writes the FAA intends to consolidate the data center environment for its headquarters and other facilities in nine regions. CSC …

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Microsoft, USDA Launch Food Data Analysis Tools Challenge

TYSONS CORNER, VA July 29, 2015 — Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) has launched a contest that challenges participants to design a data analysis tool that could be  used to help design national agriculture and food supply resiliency programs, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The $60, 000 Innovation Challenge will make available Microsoft Azure-hosted datasets compiled by …

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Microsoft’s Wes Anderson Tackles Big Data, Tech Drivers in Federal

TYSONS CORNER, VA July 28, 2015 — Wes Anderson, vice president of worldwide public sector services at Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT), discussed the company’s plan to make data interactive for government users in a wide-ranging interview with ExecutiveBiz posted Monday. He also highlighted transparency and tight budgets as perennial technology drivers …

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Derek Schoettle: IBM Eyes Cloud Data Service Expansion Through Compose Purchase

IBM (NYSE: IBM) has acquired database-as-a-service company Compose for an undisclosed amount to help further the development of cloud-based mobile and web applications. “Compose’s breadth of database offerings will expand IBM’s Bluemix platform for the many app developers seeking production-ready databases built on open source, ” Derek Schoettle, general manager …

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Dell-General Dynamics-Microsoft Team to Help USAF Adopt Cloud Collaboration Tech

A team comprising Dell, Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) and General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) will help to construct a cloud-based online productivity and collaboration platform for the U.S. Air Force. The Air Force’s Collaboration Pathfinder system will be built to employ a U.S. Defense Department-dedicated version of Microsoft’s Office 365 cloud technology, the military …

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DLT to Help NSF Update AWS Cloud Environment

DLT Solutions has been selected to update the National Science Foundation’s Amazon Web Services (Nasdaq: AMZN) cloud ecosystem under a $1 million contract, Washington Technology reported Monday. Nick Wakeman writes DLT will work to update NSF’s SharePoint 2010 cloud environment to the 2013 version. The contract builds on a pilot project …

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Red Hat Lists Enterprise Linux for SAP HANA on AWS Marketplace

TYSONS CORNER, VA July 6, 2015 — Red Hat (NYSE: RHT) now offers Enterprise Linux for SAP HANA on the Amazon Web Services marketplace, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Red Hat said Wednesday it sees the listing as providing clients more avenues with which to implement big data workload deployments and data analysis …

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Hilton Romanski: Cisco to Buy OpenDNS in Connected-Device Security Push

Cisco has agreed to purchase network security firm OpenDNS for $635 million cash in a push to help organizations protect their connected devices against sophisticated threats. The companies seek to integrate OpenDNS’ predictive threat intelligence and software-as-a-service cloud security platform with Cisco’s Security Everywhere framework to mitigate the risk of …

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SAIC Joins Red Hat Cloud Partner Program; Lynne Chamberlain-O’Neill Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA June 22, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — ExecutiveBiz reported Friday on Science Applications International Corp. joining the Red Hat (NYSE: RHT) Advanced Partner Program to bring open source to its cloud offering for clients. “The backbone of much cloud computing is open source, ” Lynne Chamberlain-O’Neill, vice …

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QTS Closes $326M Carpathia Acquisition; Chad Williams Comments

QTS Realty Trust (NYSE: QTS) has completed its acquisition of Virginia-based Carpathia Hosting for $326 million in cash and available credit capacity. QTS said Tuesday the companies will work on a near-term and long-term integration plan while currently operating in the existing organizational structure. “Enterprise customers are increasingly looking for scale and flexibility to …

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