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DISA grants DoD Impact Level 5 authorization for IBM IaaS cloud platform

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 12, 2018 — The Defense Information Systems Agency has granted IBM (NYSE: IBM) a provisional authorization to host Impact Level 5 data at the Defense Department and other federal customers through its multitenant cloud computing service, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The authorization allows IBM to offer its SmartCloud for …

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ECS eyes IT support task orders under $17.5B DISA Encore III IDIQ; George Wilson comments

ECS will compete for task orders to provide information technology platforms and services for the Defense Department, service branches and other federal agencies under the potential 10-year, $17.5 billion Encore III contract the Defense Information Systems Agency awarded in November 2017. The Encore III indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract covers 19 performance areas that include …

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Tiffanny Gates: Novetta Explores Machine Learning, Cloud to Drive Data Analytics Opportunities

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 9, 2018 — Tiffanny Gates, president and CEO of Novetta, has said the analytics company is building on its machine learning capability for application to text, images and behaviors in line with opportunities in the defense and intelligence sector. She told ExecutiveBiz in an interview published …

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Microsoft Cloud Platforms Achieve Certification to Host Australian Government’s Protected Data

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 4, 2018 — The Australian government’s signals directorate has added Microsoft’s (Nasdaq: MSFT) Azure and Office 365 offerings to the Certified Cloud Services List, allowing the technology provider to host data at the protected level, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Microsoft said Tuesday the Protected Level certification comes …

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AWS Undergoes Independent Cloud Security Evaluation in Push to Host Australian Gov’t Protected Data

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 2, 2018 — Amazon Web Services has completed an independent assessment aimed at allowing Australian government agencies to self-accredit their protected data workloads in the cloud under the AWS Sydney region, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. AWS worked with the Australian defense department’s signals directorate and underwent the Information …

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Kevin Robinson: MTSI Eyes Opportunity as Federal Market Transforms Software, Capability Dev’t

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 29, 2018 — Kevin Robinson, president and CEO of Modern Technology Solutions Inc., has said the company is working to support the rapid acquisition, engineering, test and delivery of technologies and capabilities critical to the missions of warfighters and first responders. He told ExecutiveBiz in an …

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AWS Gov’t Cloud Platform an Instrument in Raytheon’s National Defense Work

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 26, 2018 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has utilized Amazon Web Services‘ cloud platform for government customers to help accelerate tests on information technology systems and comply with security requirements, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. AWS said Thursday Raytheon was able to reduce testing time using an AWS GovCloud (US)-based …

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CSRA Eyes Gov’t IT Service Expansion as Member of Google Cloud Partner Program

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 26, 2018 — CSRA (NYSE: CSRA) has joined Google‘s Cloud Partner Program as part of the former’s effort to expand its information technology portfolio for government customers, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The partnership will work to leverage CSRA’s knowledge of mission requirements and Google’s cloud platform in …

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Leidos Subsidiary Gets Potential $472M VA IT Modernization Support Order; Jerry Hogge Comments

A Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) subsidiary has received a potential four-year, $472 million task order to help the Department of Veterans Affairs modernize information technology systems. Systems Made Simple will carry out data center operations, security, architecture, applications management, service desk and command center support under the Infrastructure Operations Services Support task order, …

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GSA Taps 4 Firms for Centers of Excellence IT Support Contracts

The General Services Administration has awarded contracts to four companies to provide information technology support services for the five centers of excellence as part of the White House’s IT modernization program. GSA said Wednesday ICF (Nasdaq: ICFI), Kaiser Associates, McKinsey & Co. and SIE Consulting Group secured the initial awards …

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