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GSA Solicits Bids for DoD’s Potential $8B DEOS Cloud Contract

The General Services Administration issued Friday a request for proposals for a potential 10-year, $8B contract to provide an enterprise cloud computing service for the Department of Defense, Nextgov reported Tuesday. The Defense Enterprise Office Solutions contract seeks cloud-based applications and services designed to provide communication, productivity and collaboration capabilities to …

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GSA Issues Draft RFQ for Potential $7.8B DEOS Cloud Blanket Purchase Agreement

The General Services Administration has released a draft request for quotation for a potential 10-year, $7.8B single-award blanket purchase agreement to provide an enterprise cloud service for the Department of Defense. A FedBizOpps notice published Thursday says the Defense Enterprise Office Solution firm-fixed-price BPA under GSA’s Information Technology Schedule 70 seeks to …

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SAP’s Tom Padgett, Laura Grant: Agencies Should Pick Cloud Partners Committed to Security, Innovation

Tom Padgett and Laura Grant of SAP (NYSE: SAP) have said agencies should partner with a cloud service provider with a capability to innovate and offer security. Grant and Padgett wrote about the potential benefits to agencies of handing the responsibility to innovate to cloud providers. “By shifting that responsibility …

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In-Q-Tel Invests in Provider of AR/VR Collaboration & Intell Platform

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 13, 2018 — In-Q-Tel has entered into a partnership with virtual and augmented reality software firm Immersive Wisdom through an investment that is aimed to develop the latter’s collaboration and intelligence technology for applications in government, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Megan Anderson, a senior vice president at IQT, said …

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Infoblox’s Chris Usserman: Agencies Need to Build Up Cybersecurity Posture via Automation, Orchestration

Chris Usserman, principal security and threat intelligence adviser at Infoblox, has said countering cyber threats calls for agencies to further develop their cybersecurity programs through automation and orchestration. Usserman wrote that orchestration and automation could help agencies “embrace both the proactive and reactive functions of cybersecurity” through the combination of …

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Acumen Solutions’ Courtney Tandeciarz: Cloud Tech Key to ‘Targeted’ Citizen Service Delivery

Courtney Tandeciarz, a director at Acumen Solutions, has said government agencies that aim to facilitate engagement with citizens through any channel and quickly respond to their concerns should implement cloud-based platforms. Tandeciarz wrote how cloud-based tools could help agencies immediately analyze and address an individual’s inquiry as well as track …

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IBM Cloud-Based Collaboration Tech Cleared Under FedRAMP

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 27, 2018 — IBM (NYSE: IBM) has secured approval under the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program to offer its collaboration platform to government customers, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Federal Times reported Wednesday that John Hamilton, manager of operations for FedRAMP, unveiled the authorization of IBM Connections on Twitter …

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SAP’s Laura Grant: Access to Granular Level Data Key to Generating Insights

Laura Grant, head of digital innovation for public sector at SAP (NYSE: SAP), has said government agencies seeking to generate insights from large datasets and accelerate the decision-making process should share and layer data at granular levels. Grant wrote that machine learning and predictive analytics are among the technology platforms that need access …

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New Avaya Office Targets Bahrain’s Talent as Industry Gears for Digital Transformation

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 22, 2017 — Avaya will work to support the digital transformation efforts in Bahrain through the delivery of communication and collaboration tools at its newly opened office in the country, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Tuesday the expansion to Bahrain is part of its effort to establish …

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Lockheed Martin Launches New Facility to Drive UK Cybersecurity Efforts

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 17, 2017 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has unveiled a new $3.9 million cybersecurity hub in the U.K. that will work to supplement cyber-related technology development and collaboration efforts in the country, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday the Cyber Works center in Gloucester seeks to …

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