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DISA Issues Blanket Provisional Authorization for FedRAMP Moderate Baseline Cloud Platforms

The Defense Information Systems Agency has released a blanket provisional authorization to allow service components and mission partners at the Pentagon to host data at impact level 2 on cloud platforms certified under the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program.

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VA Begins Data Migration to Facilitate Cerner EHR Tech Adoption; Robert Wilkie Quoted

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has moved the health records of 23.5M military retirees to a Cerner-operated (Nasdaq: CERN) data center for processing this summer in preparation for the implementation of an interoperable electronic health record system across VA and the Department of Defense.

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Adobe’s John Landwehr: AI Could Help Agencies Deliver Personalized Citizen Experience

John Landwehr, vice president and public sector chief technology officer at Adobe (Nasdaq: ADBE), has said artificial intelligence-driven applications could help government agencies deliver better citizen experience in three ways and one is through content creation. “When AI is designed and optimized with content creation in mind, powerful advances can …

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NVIDIA Strikes $6.9B Deal to Buy Mellanox; Jensen Huang, Eyal Waldman Quoted

NVIDIA (Nasdaq: NVDA) agreed to acquire Mellanox Technologies (MLNX) for approximately $6.9B in a push to expand its footprint in the high-performance computing market. NVIDIA said Monday it will pay $125 in cash for each share of Mellanox through a deal, which is expected to close by the end of …

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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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