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Iron Mountain Underground Data Center to Host NEC’s SAP HANA Cloud Service

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 29, 2016 — Iron Mountain (NYSE: IRM) will provide its underground data center in western Pennsylvania as primary colocation provider for NEC‘s SAP HANA private cloud service, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The WPA-1 data center works to host the SAP HANA service for NEC and facilitate compliance, security and …

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Former Oracle VP Graeme Thompson Joins Informatica as SVP, CIO

Graeme Thompson, formerly vice president of global information technology end-user services at Oracle (NYSE: ORCL), has been named senior vice president and chief information officer of Redwood City, California-based software development company Informatica. The more than 20-year IT and supply chain management veteran aims to help expand Informatica’s use of big data and cloud …

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Arlington Capital Partners Buys Analytics, Cloud Platforms Provider EOIR Technologies; Michael Lustbader Comments

Washington-based private equity firm Arlington Capital Partners has purchased Fredericksburg, Virginia-based big data analytics and cloud platforms provider EOIR Technologies for an undisclosed sum. Former EOIR Chief Operating Officer Peter Cannito will lead the company as CEO under the new ownership, Arlington Capital said Friday. Michael Lustbader, a managing partner at Arlington Capital, …

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AWS, CSRA, Microsoft Get Provisional Authorization Under FedRAMP High Baseline

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 24, 2016 — Amazon Web Services (Nasdaq: AMZN), CSRA (NYSE: CSRA) and Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) have been designated cloud service providers under the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program‘s high baseline security level, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The companies met the high baseline requirements that the FedRAMP program management office released …

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Unisys Gets AWS Government Competency Status; PV Puvvada Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 23, 2016 — Unisys (NYSE: UIS) has entered into an Amazon Web Services (Nasdaq: AMZN) partner program that provides the former an AWS Government Competency designation for its delivery of cloud platforms to government agencies, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Partner companies that demonstrate technical proficiency in providing cloud services to …

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Amazon Web Services Offers Private Cloud Platform for Intelligence Agencies

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 22, 2016 — Amazon Web Services (Nasdaq: AMZN) has launched a private cloud computing platform and marketplace specifically to support the Intelligence Community’s software procurement and deployment requirements, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. AWS Chief Evangelist Jeff Barr wrote in a blog post published Monday that the AWS marketplace works …

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VMware’s Bill Rowan: Hybrid Cloud to Support Feds’ Flexibility, Security Requirements

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 21, 2016 — Bill Rowan, vice president of federal sales at VMware (NYSE: VMW), has urged federal agencies to utilize hybrid cloud and integrate private and public platforms as part of their adoption of the as-a-service business model, ExecutiveBiz reported May 11. Rowan wrote in a guest piece …

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QTS to Host Georgia Hospital Association’s IT Systems at Atlanta-Metro Data Center

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 20, 2016 — QTS Realty Trust (NYSE: QTS) will provide data center migration and managed hosting services for the Georgia Hospital Association’s information technology systems using the company’s data center in Atlanta, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Brandon Hargrett, vice president and chief information officer of GHA, said in a …

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Symantec to Buy Web Security Firm Blue Coat for $4.65B; Dan Schulman Comments

Symantec (Nasdaq: SYMC) has agreed to purchase Sunnyvale, California-based security and network technology provider Blue Coat Inc. for approximately $4.65 billion cash in an effort to help protect government and enterprise customers from cybersecurity threats. Greg Clark, CEO of Blue Coat, will take the helm at Symantec as CEO as well as …

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IBM Vet Jennifer Chronis Joins Amazon Web Services to Lead DoD Business

Jennifer Chronis, a former vice president in IBM‘s (NYSE: IBM) federal business and 15-year “Big Blue” veteran, has joined cloud computing services contractor Amazon Web Services as general manager for the Defense Department market, AWS has confirmed to GovCon Wire. Chronis will oversee accounts related to the four U.S. service branches and all DoD organizations …

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