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IBM to Split Into Two Public Companies; Arvind Krishna Quoted

Arvind Krishna CEO IBM

IBM (NYSE: IBM) will spin off its managed infrastructure services unit into a public company in a move to focus on its growth strategy for hybrid cloud and advance artificial intelligence capabilities. "Client buying needs for application and infrastructure services are diverging, while adoption of our hybrid cloud platform is accelerating. Now is the right time to create two market-leading companies focused on what they do best,” said IBM CEO Arvind Krishna.

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Pat Gelsinger: VMware Targets New Gov’t Cloud Support Opportunity

Pat Gelsinger, VMware CEO, has said he believes the company's partnerships with multiple cloud providers could support its pursuit of additional contracts in the government market, Fierce Telecom reported Wednesday. "We do expect that through those partnerships that we'll have a thriving government business, both on-premise as we have had as well as in hybrid and cloud offerings," Gelsinger told analysts during a recent earnings call.

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Dell EMC Federal’s Steve Harris: Agencies Should Consider Hybrid Approach in Cloud Strategy Development

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 19, 2019 — Steve Harris, senior vice president and general manager of Dell EMC's federal unit, said adopting a multicloud strategy can offer security, transparency and flexibility advantages to agencies, ExecutiveBiz reported Nov. 6.

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Transportation Security Administration Issues Cloud Strategy 2.0

The Transportation Security Administration has released an updated strategy meant to help the agency implement and integrate cloud-based services to carry out its mission to protect the country’s transportation system. Under the Cloud Strategy 2.0, TSA will implement a “Cloud Smart” strategy for existing applications and “Cloud First” for new IT services, according to a FedBizOpps notice published Wednesday.

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Dell EMC Federal’s Steve Harris on Multicloud Approach, Cloud Smart Strategy

Steve Harris, senior vice president and general manager for Dell EMC’s federal business and a 2019 Wash100 winner, wrote in a Nextgov article published Tuesday that adopting a multicloud approach could help federal agencies achieve flexibility in infrastructure and reduce technical debt.

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Red Hat’s David Egts on Four Best Practices to Advance Federal IT Modernization

David Egts, chief technologist for North America public sector at Red Hat, wrote in an FCW commentary piece published Thursday that there are four best practices federal information technology administrators should consider adopting to support their agencies’ IT modernization efforts and one is focusing on people and processes.

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How the Cloud Will Be the Catalyst to Customs and Border Protection’s IT Modernization Efforts

Last week, we outlined some of U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP) challenges to their upcoming IT modernization project; today we’d like to suggest some steps that will help ease CBP’s transition to a secure hybrid cloud services model. While CBP has a requirement for secure cloud adoption—and implementing this strategy will help the agency reduce costs while gaining unprecedented agility and flexibility—any shift to a new IT architecture is difficult.

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Red Hat’s David Egts: Agencies Should Adopt New Toolkits to Harness the Power of AI

David Egts, chief technologist for the North American public sector at Red Hat (NYSE: RHT), has said there are several tools that could help government agencies facilitate the adoption of artificial intelligence. Those include AI toolkits such as TensorFlow open-source software, predictive analytics tools like Red Hat Insights and AI-based …

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