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HP VP Stacy Cleveland: Cloud Brokerage an Emerging Concept in FedRAMP

TYSONS CORNER, VA May 20, 2015 — Stacy Cleveland, global practices vice president for the U.S. public sector business at HP (NYSE: HPQ) Enterprise Services, said there is opportunity for FedRAMP to experiment with cloud brokers as one approach to accelerating cloud migration, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. FierceGovernmentIT quoted Cleveland as saying she believes the …

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Potomac Officers Club’s FedRAMP Forum Panel Talks Cloud’s Evolution in Gov’t, Role of Vendors in Adoption

Executives from government and its contractors met Thursday at the Potomac Officers Club‘s FedRAMP Forum in Falls Church, Va. to discuss the governmentwide cloud computing initiative, as well as ways for vendors and agencies to collaborate further on cloud adoption. A panel of three executives from both sides of the public and …

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QTS to Purchase Cloud Contractor Carpathia for $326M; Peter Weber Comments

Overland Park, Kan.-based data center operator QTS Realty Trust (NYSE: QTS) has agreed to acquire Dulles, Va.-headquartered cloud computing provider Carpathia Hosting for $326 million in an effort to grow both companies’ colocation and managed services market footprints. QTS said Thursday it expects to close the deal sometime in the middle of 2015 and the …

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Potomac Officers Club Rounds Out Speakers For FedRamp Forum

TYSONS CORNER, VA., ‘April 21, 2015 — The Potomac Officers Club — a division of Executive Mosaic — has added to the line-up of impressive speakers for it’s Fed Ramp Forum, Next-Generation Technology conference to be held on Thursday, May 14, 2015. The conference will take place from 7:00 a.m. to 9:45 …

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Potomac Officers Club Announces Fed Ramp Forum

TYSONS CORNER, VA., ‘April 7, 2015 — The Potomac Officers Club — a division of Executive Mosaic — announced it’s Fed Ramp Forum, Next-Generation Technology conference to be held on Thursday, May 14, 2015. The conference will take place from 7:00 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. at the 2941 Restaurant located at 2941 …

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Former GSA CIO Sonny Hashmi Named Federal Area Strategy Lead at Box

Sonny Hashmi, formerly chief information officer at the General Services Administration, has joined Box (NYSE: BOX) to lead the cloud management company’s strategic programs in the federal market. Hashmi aims to help the company establish a federal market growth strategy as it pursues Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program certification …

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Noblis Lands New FedRAMP Operations Support Work; Amr ElSawy Comments

Noblis will provide program management and technical advisory services to the General Services Administration for the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program under a new contract. The nonprofit science and technology organization said Tuesday the contract covers added support work for all FedRAMP functions as the program works to assess the security of cloud services that federal agencies procure. …

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CSC Buys Autonomic Resources for Federal Cloud Market Push

Computer Sciences Corp. (NYSE: CSC) has acquired cloud computing infrastructure provider Autonomic Resources for an undisclosed sum in a push to expand cloud offerings in the federal and other government markets. The companies said Wednesday CSC seeks to shorten the time-to-market for cloud tools and services certified by the Defense Information Systems …

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Bill Rowan Discusses His New VMware US Federal Leadership Role

Bill Rowan has focused much of his initial attention on communications with VMware‘s customers and the company’s recruiting efforts as the new vice president of the cloud and virtualization firm’s U.S. federal business, he told our sister site ExecutiveBiz. Rowan, who took the role in November, spoke to ExecutiveBiz shortly after his …

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James Peake: DISA Taps CGI Federal to Help Unify Military’s Cloud Security Controls

CGI Federal (NYSE: GIB) has obtained a provisional authorization from the Defense Information Systems Agency for the subsidiary’s cloud-based virtual machine services. DISA gave CGI Federal a provisional authority-to-operate approval to deliver cloud security offerings to defense organizations under the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program, CGI said Monday. “CGI is …

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