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CenturyLink Offers Connectivity Platform for Cloud & Data Center Workloads

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 11, 2018 — CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) has unveiled a new hybrid cloud connectivity service built on a software-based networking platform as part of its Cloud Connect portfolio of offerings for government and enterprise customers, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday Cloud Connect Dynamic Connections works to enable …

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SAIC to Lease Northern Virginia Data Center Space From CyrusOne; Bob Fecteau Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 5, 2018 — Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) will utilize data center space at CyrusOne‘s (Nasdaq: CONE) facility in northern Virginia in 2019 under a lease agreement as the former seeks to build on its business continuity measures, ExecutiveBiz reported Aug. 24. SAIC said Aug. …

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Unisys Lands $242M Virginia IT Contract for Storage, Server & Data Center Services

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 24, 2018 — Unisys (NYSE: UIS) will work with the Virginia Information Technologies Agency on the delivery of storage, server and data center services under a potential $242.4M contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. VITA said Wednesday the contract awarded to Unisys is part of the state’s multisupplier approach to procure …

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QTS Closes Initial Construction Work on Virginia-Based ‘Mega’ Data Center

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 21, 2018 — QTS Realty Trust (NYSE: QTS) has concluded the initial phase of construction of its future 32-megawatt data center in Ashburn, Virginia, within 10 months amid growing demand for hyperscale data center and hybrid colocation services, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Thursday it has also …

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Accenture to Design, Build New Library of Congress Data Center; Elaine Beeman Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 14, 2018 — The federal services business of Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has secured a potential $27.3 million contract to design and develop a new data center for the Library of Congress and U.S. Copyright Office, ExecutiveBiz reported Aug. 1. The company said Aug. 1 the contract also …

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Dell EMC’s Cameron Chehreh: Agencies Should Modernize Data Centers With Converged, Hyperconverged Tech

Cameron Chehreh, chief technology officer of Dell EMC’s federal business, has said government agencies that aim to achieve digital transformation and address mission-critical challenges should begin with data center modernization through the adoption of converged and hyperconverged infrastructure technologies. Chehreh wrote that such technologies work to help agencies fully leverage automation and …

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VMware’s Matthew Schneider: Agencies Should Make Apps Independent of Physical Infrastructure

Matthew Schneider, senior director of government, education and healthcare at VMware (NYSE: VMW), has said agencies seeking to modernize their information technology infrastructure should know more about the security and behavior of their applications and eliminate apps’ reliance on the physical infrastructure. “When an application is independent of the infrastructure, agencies have the …

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Iron Mountain Begins Phoenix Data Center Expansion to Serve Enterprise, Gov’t Clients

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 11, 2018 — Iron Mountain (NYSE: IRM) is expanding its data center located in Phoenix to address the growing demand for data services from the company’s new and existing customers in the region, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday it has initiated a two-phase construction …

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CyrusOne’s Stuart Dyer Notes Data Center Market Growth in Northern Virginia

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 21, 2018 — Stuart Dyer, business development manager at CyrusOne (Nasdaq: CONE), has said data center services continue to be in demand in northern Virginia as the company sees its data center campuses fully leased ahead of schedule, ExecutiveBiz reported. “We’re working on our third campus, and …

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ViON Launches Cloud-Based Marketplace for IT Services, Data Center Tech

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 16, 2018 — ViON has unveiled a new cloud-based market platform for the procurement, comparison and management of information technology services in support of customers, resellers and original equipment manufacturers, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday the full-service Marketplace offers a portfolio of data center technologies based on …

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