Tag Archives: cloud

VA Issues RFI For Cloud-Based Telecommunication

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is seeking industry input on how to move its telephone infrastructure into cloud computing, according to a request for information posted Dec. 23. The VA is asking for a solution that can integrate traditional telecommunications functions with digital-based communications, such as instant messaging and …

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Winter C4ISR Issue of GovCon Exec Magazine Hits Shelves with Full Panorama View of What’s Next in GovCon

Executive Mosaic, the publisher of this site and other contracting media properties, has rolled out the Winter edition of GovConExec Magazine. In it, we’ve taken a market-leading look at C4ISR, where the government is employing private sector technologies that are accelerating the next-generation of turning intelligence into action. For applications at home …

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Education Issues RFI for Contract, Purchasing Cloud System

The U.S. Education Department is seeking ideas on how to transfer several of its system to cloud computing, according to a request for information posted Nov. 18. The RFI asks for ideas for how to implement infrastructure-as-a-service and platform-as-a-service for the department’s central automated processing system, known as EDCAPS. The …

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CGI to Develop Cloud Computing Management Platform for Labor Department

CGI Federal Inc. (NYSE: GIB) will develop and operate a cloud-based case and content management platform for the U.S. Labor Department on its first contract award with the government body. CGI’s will initially deploy a cloud platform for a Labor enforcement agency. This platform will provide: electronic document, records and case management …

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AMERICAN SYSTEMS to Provide Defense IT, Cloud Infrastructure; Bill Hoover Comments

The Defense Security Cooperation Agency has awarded AMERICAN SYSTEMS an $18.3 million task order on the ENCORE II multiple-award indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract. The company will provide a a fully-managed information technology infrastructure hosting that uses cloud technology to support agency enterprise solutions. The company will further support those solutions by overseeing the …

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Smartronix CFO Gerczak Eyes Cloud Growth With Synteractive Investment

  Smartronix has made a strategic investment in Synteractive, a Washington, D.C.-based technology consulting firm that focuses on strategy, business transformation and business solution engineering. Smartronix said the investment will allow Synteractive to expand its presence in the market for next generation solutions for migrating large, complex enterprises to the …

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HP Buys Autonomy Corp to Expand Enterprise Information Offerings

HP (NYSE: HPQ) has acquired control of Autonomy Corporation plc., buying approximately 87.34 percent of Autonomy shares for $33.77 per share in cash. The acquisition positions HP in control of Autonomy and as leader in the enterprise information management space. Autonomy provides IT solutions for unstructured and structured information with data analytics, …

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CGI to Move DHS Public Websites to Cloud; SVP Eric Wolking Comments

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has awarded CGI Federal (NYSE: GIB) its three-year, $1.8 million DHS-wide public cloud web content management services contract. The contract was awarded under the General Services Administration’s $76 million infrastructure as a service BPA, which CGI was granted approval to fulfill work orders under last month. …

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CIBER Expands Data Centers into 45 Countries in Savvis Deal

CIBER, Inc. (NYSE: CBR) has signed an agreement with Savvis, a CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) company, to extend CIBER’s worldwide data center and networking capacity. The extended infrastructure includes 48 data centers in 45 countries in North America, Europe and Asia. CIBER said Savvis provides a dedicated hosting model, an op-ex model, public and …

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GTSI Promotes Jim Sweeney to CTO; Sterling Phillips Comments

GTSI Corp. has named Jim Sweeney as its chief technology officer, where he’ll be the principal technology strategist for the company’s integrated solutions and services offerings. Sweeney has lead GTSI’s virtualization and cloud computing consulting practice for four years and has more than 35 years of experience of developing and integrating enterprise IT applications and technologies. In his new role, …

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