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AWS Certifies QTS as ‘Advanced Consulting Partner’ for Cloud Management

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 24, 2017 — Amazon Web Services (Nasdaq: AMZN) has named data center services provider QTS Realty Trust as an “Advanced Consulting Partner” after the latter met requirements to manage client access to AWS cloud, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. QTS said Thursday the certification works to build on its …

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Sutherland’s Teresa Weipert: Gov’t Eyes Customer Service as Part of Digital Transformation

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 21, 2017 — Teresa Weipert, senior vice president of Sutherland Global Services‘ government solutions unit, has said the government has adopted the concept of the “chief customer officer” as part of its digital transformation and efforts to build on its services to the public. “The Chief Customer …

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OST Wins $248M Army Systems Engineering, Technical Support Contract

Optimal Solutions and Technologies has won a potential $248 million firm-fixed-price contract from the U.S. Army for systems engineering and technical assistance support services. The Defense Department said Wednesday OST will provide the services to the Army’s program executive office for simulation, training and instrumentation as well as limited customers related to …

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AT&T’s Chris Smith: Agencies Can Use Commercial Managed Services Amid Small IT Budgets

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 14, 2016 — Chris Smith, vice president of technology at AT&T‘s (NYSE: T) global public sector solutions business, believes teaming between industry and federal agencies with limited budgets for information technology will help drive cybersecurity efforts, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Channelnomics reported Wednesday that Smith has said …

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QTS Appoints Former Carpathia CISO Jon Greaves as CTO; Chad Williams Comments

Jon Greaves, former Carpathia chief information security officer, has been named QTS Realty Trust‘s (NYSE: QTS) new chief technology officer in line with the latter’s efforts to build on its executive leadership. QTS noted Thursday that Greaves will report directly to Chad Williams, QTS chairman and CEO. Greaves held a number of …

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CenturyLink Gets 3-Year Extension on GSA Networx Contracts; Tim Meehan Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 3, 2016 — CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) will continue to provide managed cloud hosting services to government agencies as part of a three-year extension to its Networx contracts with the General Services Administration, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday GSA extended its Networx Universal contract through March …

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AT&T, IBM to Further Collaboration With Managed IT Service, Cloud Offerings

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 21, 2015 — AT&T (NYSE: T) will move its managed application and managed hosting services to IBM (NYSE: IBM) as part of an expanded business agreement between the two companies, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. IBM said Thursday it will incorporate the AT&T services into its cloud portfolio as the partners seek …

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CSRA to Continue DHS Data Center Support Under $967M Contract; Catherine Kuenzel Comments

A CSRA (NYSE: CSRA) subsidiary has been awarded a potential $967 million contract to provide managed information technology services to a U.S. Department of Homeland Security-run data center. CSRA said Tuesday its CSC Government Solutions unit will support hardware, software, network and security infrastructure and applications as well as provide private cloud technology and project …

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QTS Closes $326M Carpathia Acquisition; Chad Williams Comments

QTS Realty Trust (NYSE: QTS) has completed its acquisition of Virginia-based Carpathia Hosting for $326 million in cash and available credit capacity. QTS said Tuesday the companies will work on a near-term and long-term integration plan while currently operating in the existing organizational structure. “Enterprise customers are increasingly looking for scale and flexibility to …

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Stu Fleagle: Carpathia to Help Build Hybrid Cloud for NATO’s Seasparrow Program

A team comprising Carpathia and Accelera Solutions has been awarded a $3.1 million contract to provide a hybrid cloud environment for the information technology operations of NATO’s Seasparrow program. “We worked closely with the Accelera team to deliver a solution that could meet NATO’s extensive purpose-built security controls, continuous monitoring, and complete certification and accreditation …

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