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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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Red Hat’s David Egts: Open Source, Hybrid Cloud to Optimize Agency Access to HPC

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 8, 2019 — David Egts, chief technologist of Red Hat‘s (NYSE: RHT) North American public sector business, said open source and hybrid cloud platforms will be key to federal agencies’ adoption of high-performance computing, ExecutiveBiz reported April 25. Egts wrote in a GCN guest piece published …

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DOJ Concludes IBM-Red Hat Transaction Review

The Department of Justice has completed its assessment of the proposed $34B acquisition of Red Hat (NYSE: RHT) by IBM (NYSE: IBM). IBM also secured a notice of early termination of the required waiting period for the transaction under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, the company said Friday …

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IBM-Backed Survey Cites Federal IT Investment Shift to Hybrid Cloud; Andras Szakal Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 19, 2018 — An IBM-backed (NYSE: IBM) study has found that a majority of federal information technology executives foresee a shift in IT investments over the next two years, with an increasing number anticipating spending on cloud technology, ExecutiveBiz reported Oct. 16. Fedscoop reported Oct. 15 that …

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CGI Moves USAID IT Infrastructure to Hybrid Cloud Platform

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 1, 2018 — CGI (NYSE: GIB) has collaborated with the U.S. Agency for International Development in an effort to migrate the agency’s information technology infrastructure to the cloud in line with the government’s Cloud First Policy, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday it utilized the CGI …

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CenturyLink Offers Connectivity Platform for Cloud & Data Center Workloads

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 11, 2018 — CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) has unveiled a new hybrid cloud connectivity service built on a software-based networking platform as part of its Cloud Connect portfolio of offerings for government and enterprise customers, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday Cloud Connect Dynamic Connections works to enable …

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Unisys to Develop Cloud-Based IT Infrastructure for Kansas Executive Branch

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 28, 2018 — Unisys (NYSE: UIS) will provide information technology support to the executive branch of the Kansas state government under a potential $40M contract for the delivery of a hybrid cloud platform, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday it will deploy resources and personnel who will …

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Hortonworks, IBM & Red Hat Partner on Open Hybrid Architecture Initiative

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 13, 2018 — Hortonworks (Nasdaq: HDP), IBM (NYSE: IBM) and Red Hat (NYSE: RHT) have entered into a partnership in an effort to help customers utilize hybrid cloud environments to field and run big data workloads, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Red Hat said Monday the collaborative Open Hybrid Architecture …

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