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Former DoD Exec Peter Ranks Returns to CIA to Support Cloud Procurement Program

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Peter Ranks, former deputy chief information officer for information enterprise at the Department of Defense, has left DoD for a role at the Central Intelligence Agency where he will support cloud procurement, Federal News Network reported Tuesday. Ranks returns to the CIA to help the agency run the Commercial Cloud Enterprise or C2E program that aims to procure cloud products and services.

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CIA Issues Presolicitation for Single-Award Cloud Integration Support Contract

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The CIA plans to start competition for a potential seven-year, single-award contract for cloud integration and related support services that could be valued at approximately $1B to $5B, Bloomberg Government reported Wednesday. The Cloud Integration and Multi-Cloud Management contract will include cloud brokerage, governance services, customer services and multicloud management support to allow U.S. intelligence agencies to use services offered by Cloud Computing Enterprise contract awardees Amazon Web Services, IBM (NYSE: IBM), Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT), Oracle (NYSE: ORCL) and Google

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Reports: CIA Selects Multiple Industry Partners for Multibillion-Dollar Commercial Cloud Enterprise IDIQ

C2E Contract

Amazon Web Services, Google (Nasdaq: GOOGL), IBM (NYSE: IBM), Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) and Oracle (NYSE: ORCL) have been awarded spots on a potential multibillion-dollar, Commercial Cloud Enterprise indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity contract from the Central Intelligence Agency, Nextgov reported Friday.

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Weekly Roundup: Northrop Grumman Receives $13.3B Ground-Based Strategic Deterrent ICBM Dev’t Contract; Pentagon Upholds JEDI Cloud Contract to Microsoft; Pratt and Whitney Secure Major USAF Contracts; Leidos Defense Group Adds Retired Lt. Gen. Darrell Williams; Antoine Harden Joins Google’s Cloud Segment

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THIS WEEK’S TOP 10 MOST POPULAR STORIES View Weekly Contract Awards Pratt & Whitney Books $580M IDIQ for F-35 Aircraft Propulsion System Spares Raytheon Technologies‘ (NYSE: RTX) Pratt & Whitney subsidiary has secured a $579.8M contract to provide F135 propulsion system spare parts, engines and modules to the U.S. Navy, Marine Corps, Air …

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Six Companies Join Quantum Economic Development Consortium’s Steering Panel; Michael Kratsios Quoted

Michael Kratsios, acting undersecretary for DoD

Boeing (NYSE: BA), IBM (NYSE: IBM), Google, ColdQuanta, QC Ware and Zapata Computing signed participation agreements to join the steering committee of a consortium tasked with advancing research in quantum information science and identifying standards, technology and workforce needs to support the emerging QIS-based industry.

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Report: Former DIB Exec Director Joshua Marcuse to Join Google’s Public Sector Business

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Joshua Marcuse, who served as executive director of the Defense Innovation Board for more than three years and a 2020 Wash100 Award recipient, as been tapped to serve as head of strategy and innovation at Google's (Nasdaq: GOOGL) global public sector unit, Defense One reported Friday.

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White House, Tech Firms to Leverage Supercomputers for COVID-19 Research Via New Consortium

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The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy partnered with the Department of Energy, IBM (NYSE: IBM) and other technology companies to launch a new consortium to advance research into the new coronavirus using supercomputers, TechCruch reported Monday. The COVID-19 High Performance Computing Consortium also includes Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT), Amazon (Nasdaq: AMZN) and Google as well as NASA, National Science Foundation, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and national laboratories, including Lawrence Livermore National Lab and Sandia National Laboratory.

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