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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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Microsoft, Facebook to Build Subsea Cable System to Support Internet, Cloud Services

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 31, 2016 — Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) will work with Facebook on a project to construct a subsea cable system across the Atlantic Ocean in support of efforts to expand their Internet and cloud services, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Frank Rey, director of global network acquisition for Microsoft’s cloud infrastructure …

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Salesforce to Migrate Core Services to AWS Public Cloud Platform

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 27, 2016 — Amazon Web Services (Nasdaq: AMZN) will provide a public cloud platform to support Salesforce‘s (NYSE: CRM) services as the latter seeks to expand its international infrastructure, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. AWS said Wednesday Salesforce plans to migrate core services such as Sales Cloud, Service Cloud, App Cloud, …

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Larry Prior: CSRA to Watch for ‘Strategic Opportunities’ From CSC-HPE Deal, Targets $16B in FY 2017 Bids

Government technology services contractor CSRA (NYSE: CSRA) will observe the merger of its former parent Computer Sciences Corp. (NYSE: CSC) with Hewlett Packard Enterprise‘s (NYSE: HPE) enterprise services segment for any potential opportunities, CSRA CEO Larry Prior told investors Wednesday. Falls Church, Virginia-based CSRA entered the market in November 2015 …

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Harris, Icaros Offer Joint UAS Image Processing, Geospatial Analytics Tech

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 23, 2016 — Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) will integrate its ENVI geospatial analytics technology with Icaros‘ OneButton image processing software to help extract data from unmanned aerial sensors, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Icaros said Wednesday the joint offering is now available and the companies could follow up with additional technology integration to support cloud …

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AWS Offers Cloud Training for Military Vets, Spouses Under ‘Joining Forces’ Initiative

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 10, 2016 — Amazon Web Services (Nasdaq: AMZN) has committed to offer $7 million in cloud computing training for 10, 000 service members, veterans and military spouses to assist career transitioning efforts,  GovCon Executive reported Monday. The company said Thursday its pledge is in support of the administration’s Joining …

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Former GSA Head Dan Tangherlini to Lead SeamlessDocs’ Washington Operations

Dan Tangherlini, a former administrator of the General Services Administration, has joined SeamlessDocs to support the startup firm’s efforts to provide a cloud-based document platform to federal customers, FCW reported Monday. Mark Rockwell writes Tangherlini will serve as president of the company’s federal business and lead the Washington operations out of …

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ViON’s Rob Davies: Set Cloud Vendor, Agency Expectations at SLA Contract Negotiations

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 2, 2016 — Rob Davies, executive vice president of operations at ViON, has said that service-level agreements must specify potential cloud management issues and define both vendor and customer expectations at the outset, Executive Gov reported Thursday. “[When] you’re in negotiating the contract and those SLAs, …

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Deloitte Unveils Licensing, Permitting Tool Built on Salesforce Platform; Dave Rey Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 2, 2016 — Deloitte‘s digital arm has used the Salesforce platform to build an online tool designed to support the submission and handling of requests for business licenses and permits, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The cloud-based businessCONNECT tool works to support the transparency of licensing and permitting processes and the regulatory …

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AWS Cloud Supports New Online App Store for Intelligence Community

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 29, 2016 — Amazon Web Services (Nasdaq: AMZN) has provided the private cloud infrastructure that hosts an online marketplace for the Intelligence Community to purchase software applications and developer tools, Executive Gov reported Thursday. Nextgov reported Wednesday that the IC Marketplace hosted on AWS’ C2S platform was launched last …

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