Tag Archives: cloud

ViON Issues New Guidance, Resources for Cloud Strategy Review; Rob Davies Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 16, 2017 — ViON has released new guidelines for cloud strategy reviews to support organizations following a server outage in late February related to Amazon Web Services‘ (Nasdaq: AMZN) Simple Storage Service in northern Virginia or the US-EAST-1 region, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. ViON said Friday it has also …

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Sam Gordy, GM of IBM Federal, Included in 2017 Wash100

Executive Mosaic, Tysons Corner, VA March 8, 2017 — Sam Gordy, general manager of IBM‘s federal business, has been selected for this year’s Executive Mosaic Wash100, for his leadership in cloud security. The Wash100 is the premier group of private and public sector executives selected by Executive Mosaic’s organizational and …

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Microsoft Launches New Data Analytics, Visualization Tools on Azure Gov’t Cloud

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 8, 2017 — Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) has unveiled its new data analytics and visualization offerings called HDInsight and Power BI as part of the Azure Government cloud platform, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said in a blog post published Monday the services will work to help government …

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CTC to Research AI-Based Automation Tech Under NGA Program; Ed Sheehan Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 3, 2017 — Concurrent Technologies Corp. will conduct research into automation technologies that utilize artificial intelligence under a $498,000 contract from the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday its goal is to build an AI Analyst Virtual Assistant as well as associated standards, architecture and tools to …

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Microsoft Inks MOU With India’s Jharkhand State to Explore Tech for Digital Transformation

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 22, 2017 — A Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) subsidiary in India has entered into an agreement with the government of Jharkhand to deploy cloud, mobile and machine learning technologies in support of the Indian state’s digital transformation initiative, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Friday the memorandum of understanding aims to …

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NTT Data to Deliver IaaS Platform Under NASPO ValuePoint; Tim Conway Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 22, 2017 — NTT Data (NYSE: NTT) will provide an infrastructure-as-a-service platform to state and local agencies participating under the National Association of State Procurement Officers’ ValuePoint cooperative purchasing program, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday the master agreement seeks to help the agencies secure their cloud environments. “This …

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Thales Taps AWS, Microsoft, Salesforce, Google Cloud Platforms for Data Security

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 17, 2017 — Amazon Web Services (Nasdaq: AMZN), Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT), Salesforce (NYSE: CRM) and Google will provide cloud platforms for Thales‘ data security offering, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Thales said Monday the partnership aims to help customers manage encryption keys for data in the cloud with the use of technologies AWS Key …

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Avnet to Offer AWS Cloud Services to Public Sector Under Reseller Agreement

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 16, 2017 — Amazon Web Services (Nasdaq: AMZN) has added Avnet to its Government Reseller Program to enable the latter to offer AWS cloud products to the public sector, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Avnet said Tuesday it will utilize the Avnet Cloud Marketplace to resell AWS cloud platforms and services …

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Bill Grabner Appointed Federal Sales Regional VP at Broadsoft

Bill Grabner, a 19-year business development veteran and former BD senior vice president at Phacil, has joined communication software and service provider Broadsoft as regional VP for federal sales, Broadsoft has confirmed to GovCon Wire. Grabner will hold responsibility over engagement functions with federal agencies and industry partners at Broadsoft, which offers …

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AWS Names CSRA a Managed Service Partner

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 9, 2017 — Amazon Web Services (Nasdaq: AMZN) has named CSRA (NYSE: CSRA) a Managed Service Partner to allow the latter to offer proactive cloud monitoring, automation and management services to its clients, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. CSRA said Tuesday it received the designation after it underwent an evaluation of its …

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