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Dell EMC’s Steve Harris: Automation, Strategic Cloud, Simplified Procurement to Help Cut ‘Technical Debt’

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 21, 2018 — Steve Harris, senior vice president and general manager of the federal business at Dell EMC, has urged federal agencies to focus on automation, cloud modernization and simplified procurement in order to address what he calls a “technical debt,” ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Harris, a …

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AWS’ Jennifer Chronis: Cloud to Drive Federal IT Modernization

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 20, 2018 — Jennifer Chronis, general manager for Defense Department programs at Amazon Web Services, has said federal agencies working to modernize their information technology infrastructure will benefit from the cloud due to its agility, capacity for collaboration and experimentation as well as security and operational …

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CenturyLink’s David Young: Programmatic Approach, IT Modernization CoEs to Support EIS Transition

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 1, 2018 — David Young, senior vice president of strategic government at CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL), believes a programmatic approach will help federal information technology leaders in their agencies’ transition from the General Services Administration‘s Networx contract vehicle to the potential $50 billion Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Young, …

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CSRA Eyes Gov’t IT Service Expansion as Member of Google Cloud Partner Program

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 26, 2018 — CSRA (NYSE: CSRA) has joined Google‘s Cloud Partner Program as part of the former’s effort to expand its information technology portfolio for government customers, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The partnership will work to leverage CSRA’s knowledge of mission requirements and Google’s cloud platform in …

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Juniper’s David Mihelcic: Unified Network, Automation to Drive Federal Network Defense

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 14, 2018 — David Mihelcic, federal chief technology and strategy officer of Juniper Networks (NYSE: JNPR), has said network components such as firewalls and switches will work to secure federal networks when integrated into a single domain to support real-time threat analysis, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. He wrote …

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Unisys’ PV Puvvada: ‘Comprehensive’ Approach Drives Federal IT Modernization

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 3, 2018 — PV Puvvada, president of Unisys‘ (NYSE: UIS) federal business, has said the government is working to establish a comprehensive strategy for federal information technology modernization through several initiatives, ExecutiveBiz reported Dec. 20. Puvvada said in a Federal News Radio interview posted Dec. 18 …

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Dell EMC’s Steve Harris: Hybrid, On-Premise Cloud Key to Fed IT Security Amid Modernization

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 27, 2017 — Steve Harris, senior vice president and general manager of Dell EMC‘s federal business, has said the government can leverage on-premise and hybrid cloud platforms to address security requirements under the federal information technology modernization initiative, ExecutiveBiz reported Nov. 16. “Digital transformation, powered by secure hybrid …

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Riverbed’s Davis Johnson: Network-Centric Approach Key to Federal IT Modernization

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 22, 2017 — Davis Johnson, vice president of U.S. public sector at Riverbed Technology, has said network modernization should be a priority for federal agencies as they pursue an updated information technology infrastructure, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. “An updated, modern approach, like a software-defined wide-area network, provides a solution that …

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Riverbed’s Davis Johnson: Prioritize Network Modernization to Drive Cyber EO Compliance

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 6, 2017 — Davis Johnson, vice president for Riverbed Technology‘s public sector business, has said network optimization should be a key priority of federal agencies as they work to comply with the White House’s cybersecurity executive order, ExecutiveBiz reported Oct. 30. He wrote in a guest …

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Red Hat to Cover Open Source Collaboration at Gov’t Symposium; Paul Smith Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 19, 2017 — Red Hat (NYSE: RHT) is set to hold its annual symposium on federal information technology on Nov. 9 where the company will host discussions on open source collaboration and its potential benefits for government, GovCon Executive reported Oct. 11. “[Agencies] are looking to …

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