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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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Gulu Gambhir: Leidos Gifts UVA in Data Science, Analytics Push

TYSONS CORNER, VA June 16, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — Gulu Gambhir, Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) chief technology officer, said the company is pleased to continue its support of University of Virginia’s data science projects through a $200, 000 gift to the university’s Data Science Institute, GovCon Executive reported Monday. The donation …

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Rick Wagner Appointed to ManTech SVP Post; Bill Varner Comments

Rick Wagner, formerly chief strategy officer at TASC, has been appointed senior vice president and general manager of ManTech International’s (Nasdaq: MANT) advanced technical solutions division. He will oversee ManTech’s work to develop cloud computing, big data, analytics and enterprise information technology systems for the intelligence community, the company said Wednesday. The division is …

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Day1 Solutions Buys Vazata’s Public Sector Business

Cloud computing services company Day1 Solutions has acquired the public sector business unit of Vazata for an undisclosed sum and forged a hybrid cloud alliance with Vazata. Day1 Solutions said Tuesday it now owns Vazata’s infrastructure offering and cloud tools for the FedRAMP cloud initiative, as well as the latter company’s data center …

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SAP NS2’s Carmen Krueger Outlines Cloud Offerings for Public Sector

TYSONS CORNER, VA May 15, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — Carmen Krueger, SAP (NYSE: SAP) National Security Services senior vice president and general manager of cloud operations, said the company is actively working to promote big data and cloud computing use in government operations, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. “[The Defense Department’s] new …

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