Tag Archives: Department of Commerce

Fed Agencies Miss $3.3 Billion on Data Storage Savings Goal

Through fiscal year 2018, Federal agencies have $3.3 billion in savings yet to accrue from promised consolidations and data center closures and consolidations pledged in the Federal Information Technology Acquisition and Reform Act. Agencies were required to find $4 billion in savings from fiscal year 2016 to fiscal 2018 as …

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Commerce Department Signs Microsoft Software, Services BPA

TYSONS CORNER, VA June 22, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — The Commerce Department has picked Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) to provide the agency’s software products and related service updates under a three-year blanket purchase agreement, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. “The BPA aggregates all of Commerce’s purchases each year while providing the department with …

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Commerce Department Enters Open Data Alliance with Amazon, Google, IBM, Microsoft, Open Cloud Consortium

TYSONS CORNER, VA April 22, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker has enlisted the industry’s help in the department’s mission to release its rich stores of weather, ocean, climate and water information to the general public, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The data alliance tasks Amazon (Nasdaq: AMZN) Web Services, Google (Nasdaq: GOOG) Cloud Platform, IBM, …

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Jeffrey Tarr: DigitalGlobe Receives Gov’t Approval for High-Res Imagery Sales

DigitalGlobe (NYSE: DGI) has obtained permission from the U.S. Commerce Department to start offering customers high-resolution photos generated by the company’s earth imagery satellite constellation. The federal authorization will enable DigitalGlobe to sell up to 0.25-meter panchromatic resolution images as well as multi-spectral images at a 1-meter ground sample distance …

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Tom Ferrando Sees Synergy in CRGT Purchase of Visualization, Geospatial App Firm Johnston McLamb

  CRGT Inc. has closed its purchase of  Johnston McLamb , a management services and IT consulting firm that develops and implements visual business intelligence solutions, data visualization and geospatial applications. Chantilly, Va.-based Johnston McLamb employs around 160 full-time professionals and its clients include the U.S. Postal Service and the departments of …

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