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Dell EMC’s Cameron Chehreh: Dialogue, Adaptable Service Mentality Needed Amid DCOI Updates

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 19, 2019 — Cameron Chehreh, chief technology officer for Dell EMC‘s federal business, has said federal information technology leaders should collaborate as they work to adapt to the updates in priority areas for the government’s Data Center Optimization Initiative, ExecutiveBiz reported Feb. 7. Chehreh wrote in a …

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Davis Johnson Joins Cohesity as Federal VP; Steve Grewal Quoted

Davis Johnson, formerly senior vice president and head of public sector at Riverbed Technology, has joined San Jose, Calif.-based enterprise storage provider Cohesity as VP of federal business. Johnson said in a statement published Tuesday that he will work with the Cohesity team to advance the federal adoption of the …

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ForeScout’s Niels Jensen: Agencies Should Close Visibility Gap to Ensure Internet of Things Security

Niels Jensen, senior vice president of Americas sales at ForeScout Technologies (Nasdaq: FSCT), has said federal agencies should have visibility of their internet-of-things-based devices in order to protect their network infrastructure from cyber threats. He wrote that information technology administrators at agencies should deploy tools designed to detect and implement …

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Dell EMC’s Cameron Chehreh: CIOs Need Holistic View to Drive IT Transformation Under FITARA

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 7, 2017 — Cameron Chehreh, chief technology officer of Dell EMC’s federal business, has said the role of agency chief information officers in information technology procurement and deployment will change with the Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Signal Magazine reported Wednesday that Chehreh noted the need for …

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Unisys’ PV Puvvada: Governance, Comms & Collaboration to Support Agency FITARA Compliance Efforts

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 3, 2017 — PV Puvvada, president of Unisys’ (NYSE: UIS) federal systems business, has urged federal agencies to conduct a reassessment of their information technology governance frameworks to drive modernization efforts under the Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Puvvada, an inductee into Executive Mosaic’s Wash100 for 2017, wrote in …

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House Oversight Blames DoD for FITARA Score Failure

The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee took DoD to task for their failing FITARA scores and lack of transparency in spending. The DoD moved $15 billion in IT spending to the classified National Security System, which has an exemption to FITARA reporting, reported Defense News, and lawmakers were unhappy with …

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Adobe, GSA Ink Govt-Wide Data Security Software Procurement Deal

Adobe Systems (Nasdaq: ADBE) and the General Services Administration have entered into an agreement for the company to offer data security and electronic signature software products to the federal government. GSA said Tuesday it seeks to help customer agencies comply with information security and electronic government policy recommendations and laws through the agency’s new enterprise …

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Dell’s Steve Harris: IT Modernization Revolving Fund to Drive FITARA Implementation Scores

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 6, 2016 — Steve Harris, vice president and general manager of Dell‘s federal systems business, believes a proposed $3.1 billion revolving fund for information technology modernization would complement the implementation of the Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act, Executive Gov reported Thursday. Harris told FierceGovernmentIT in an interview …

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Dell’s Steve Harris: Fed CIOs Should be ‘Future Ready’ to Bolster FITARA Implementation

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 16, 2016 — Steve Harris, vice president and general manager of Dell‘s federal systems business, has said a “future-ready” organization will utilize employee engagement to drive the implementation of the Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act, Executive Gov reported March 3. Harris, who is also an inductee into …

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Dell’s Steve Harris: Agency IT Modernization to Gain Momentum Through FITARA

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 28, 2016 — Steve Harris, vice president and general manager of the federal systems business at Dell, believes the efforts of federal agencies to update their information systems will gain momentum with the implementation of the Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act, ExecutiveGov reported Wednesday. FedScoop …

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