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Dell Awarded $97M to Renew Microsoft Licenses for Defense Health Agency, Three Military Branches

Dell Federal Systems has won a firm fixed order and a six-month extension worth $96.7M combined to renew Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) software licenses for the Defense Health Agency, the U.S. Air Force, Navy and Army. Seventy-two customers will receive licensing renewal services for software products such as VISIO Professional and Windows Server Standard, the Department of Defense said Wednesday.

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Microsoft to Bring Broadband Internet, Teach Digital Skills to Rural Vets Under VA Partnership

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 28, 2019 — Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) is working to facilitate internet access for military veterans in rural areas as part of a collaboration with the Department of Veterans Affairs to deliver telehealth services as well as education, business and job opportunities to retired service members, ExecutiveBiz …

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American Systems, F5, Microsoft Roll Out Cloud Emergency Notification System for USAF

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 21, 2019 — American Systems, F5 Networks (Nasdaq: FFIV) and Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) teamed up to deliver a cloud-based system that will work to notify U.S. Air Force personnel about emergency situations, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. F5 said it received a referral from cloud provider Microsoft Azure …

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Harish Nanda Joins CNSI as CTO; Todd Stottlemyer Quoted

Harish Nanda, a more than 25-year information technology industry veteran, has joined health IT systems provider CNSI as chief technology officer. He will oversee CNSI’s tech organization and advance innovation into the firm’s customer platforms, the company said Wednesday. Todd Stottlemyer, CEO of CNSI and a 2019 Wash100 winner, said …

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Tim Solms Joins Dun & Bradstreet as Gov’t Segment GM

Tim Solms, former vice president and general manager of U.S. public sector at Cloudera (NYSE: CLDR), has been appointed GM of government segment at commercial data and analytics company Dun & Bradstreet. He will use his platform and service management experience in the public sector to facilitate the delivery of …

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Amazon, Microsoft Emerge as Final Competitors for $10B DoD JEDI Cloud Contract

A spokeswoman for the Department of Defense said Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) and Amazon (Nasdaq: AMZN) are the last two contenders for DoD’s potential 10-year, $10B Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure cloud procurement contract, Bloomberg reported Thursday. Elissa Smith, a spokeswoman for the Pentagon, said Microsoft and Amazon were the only companies that met …

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Microsoft, PNNL & UW Team Up to Advance Quantum Capabilities in Pacific Northwest

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 21, 2019 — Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) formed an alliance with the Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and the University of Washington in an effort to advance multisector research on quantum information science, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Monday the Northwest Quantum Nexus coalition …

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Former Accenture Federal Exec Sean Dillon Joins SE Solutions as CTO

Sean Dillon, former chief technology officer of the homeland security portfolio at Accenture’s (NYSE: ACN) federal services business, has been named CTO of information technology and management consulting services provider Strategic Enterprise Solutions. SE Solutions said Thursday Dillon will be based in the company’s Tysons Corner, Va., headquarters. The U.S. Marine Corps …

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Former Microsoft, IBM Exec Kevin Eagan to Join Cubic as SVP, Chief Digital Officer

Kevin Eagan, a more than three-decade information technology veteran, has been appointed to serve as a senior vice president and chief digital officer at Cubic (NYSE: CUB) beginning on March 25. Bradley Feldmann, chairman, president and CEO of Cubic, said in a statement published Monday that Eagan brings to the company his experience in IT …

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Expert Panel Discusses Opportunities & Challenges Facing Artificial Intelligence During Potomac Officers Club’s 2019 AI Summit

On Wednesday, Feb. 13th, GovCon leaders from public and private sectors gathered at the Hilton in McLean, Va., for the Potomac Officers Club’s 2019 Artificial Intelligence Summit. The event featured three keynote speakers and two separate panels featuring some of the top experts in the artificial intelligence sector. Following the …

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