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SAP’s Laura Grant: In-Memory Computing, Analytics Could Help Agencies Derive Insights From Big Data

Laura Grant, head of digital innovation for public sector at SAP (NYSE: SAP), has said federal agencies should adopt in-memory computing platforms combined with data analytics tools in order to generate insights from large data sets and facilitate the decision-making process. Grant wrote that agencies should implement agile platforms that …

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F5’s Randy Wood: Agencies Should Integrate Application Security With Enterprise Cyber Strategy

Randy Wood, vice president of federal sales at application delivery networking platforms provider F5 Networks (Nasdaq: FFIV), has said that federal agencies should recognize application security as one of the key elements of an enterprise security strategy. Wood wrote that government information technology managers should consider the security challenges posed by enterprise applications …

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FireEye’s Tony Cole: Agencies Should Make IT Systems Resilient to Cyber Attacks Through ‘Intelligence-Driven Security’

Tony Cole, vice president and global government chief technology officer at FireEye (Nasdaq: FEYE), has said federal agencies should work to make their data infrastructures resilient to cyber attacks through the adoption of an “intelligence-driven security” strategy. Cole wrote that implementing an intelligence-driven security approach calls for agencies to deploy …

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Salesforce’s Mike Milburn: Federal Agencies Should Adopt Cloud-Based CRM Tools to Manage Citizen Engagement

Mike Milburn, senior vice president and general manager of Salesforce (NYSE: CRM) Service Cloud, has said federal agencies should implement cloud-based customer relationship management platforms in order to facilitate the delivery of services and information to citizens. Milburn wrote CRM platforms in cloud environments also work to help agencies manage …

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SAP NS2’s Carmen Krueger: Federal Agencies Should Consider Agility in Cloud Adoption Strategy

Carmen Krueger, senior vice president of cloud operations at SAP (NYSE: SAP) National Security Services, has said federal agencies should consider agility as one of the key factors when it comes to the development of a strategy for cloud deployment. Krueger wrote that there are three areas in which a cloud …

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F5 Networks’ Randy Wood: Federal IT Managers Should Prioritize Application Layer Security

Randy Wood, vice president of federal sales at application delivery networking platforms provider F5 Networks (Nasdaq: FFIV), has said federal information technology leaders should prioritize security at the application level in order to protect networks from cyber threats. Wood wrote that there are three principles in application security that federal …

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GSA to Issue RFP for Alliant 2 Contract Vehicle June 20

The General Services Administration plans to issue a request for proposals on the potential 10-year, Alliant 2 contract vehicle as early as June 20. GSA said in a presolicitation notice posted Friday on FedBizOpps the Alliant 2 governmentwide contract will cover information technology platforms and support services for federal agencies and that the RFP …

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NAVSUP Issues Solicitation for Potential $993M Wireless Telecommunications Services IDIQ

The Naval Supply Systems Command has issued a solicitation for a potential five-year,  $993.5 million contract to continue to provide wireless telecommunications services to the Defense Department, Department of the Navy, Air Force, Army and other federal agencies. NAVSUP said in a FedBizOpps notice published Thursday the indefinitely-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract is a follow-on requirement …

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90+ Contractors Show Interest in DISA’s $450M Cloud Procurement

The Defense Information Systems Agency’s $450 million commercial cloud contract drew several contractors and service providers to its presolicitation conference on July 12, Nextgov reported Monday. Bob Brewin writes 159 representatives from 92 companies attended the conference, with Amazon Web Services, IBM (NYSE: IBM) and Oracle (NYSE: ORCL) sending six delegates each. In …

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