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Microsoft to Launch Chat-Based Collaboration Hub for US Government Cloud Users

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 13, 2018 — Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) has unveiled a chat-based workspace designed to support government cloud users as they communicate, collaborate, manage tools and access files, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. US Government Cloud Community clients will be able to use the Microsoft Teams workspace beginning July 17 …

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Teresa Carlson, Lisa Disbrow Named to LMI Board

LMI has added Teresa Carlson, vice president of Amazon Web Services‘ worldwide public sector business, and Lisa Disbrow, former U.S. Air Force undersecretary, to its board of directors. Carlson and Disbrow will replace Pat McGinnis, a 14-year LMI board member who retired in May, the company said Tuesday. Carlson, a 2018 Wash100 …

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Microsoft Seeks to Develop New Defense Cloud Platform With Thales

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 14, 2018 —  Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) and Thales have established an alliance that aims to advance a new cloud platform intended to enable defense customers to store and secure classified and sensitive information within their information technology infrastructure while on the field, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The …

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Microsoft, Grant Thornton to Help Agencies Use Data Insights for Compliance

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 4, 2018 — Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) has extended its partnership with Grant Thornton’s public sector business in efforts to help federal agencies derive insights from data to support compliance with the President’s Management Agenda and other regulations that target transparency and efficiency, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Grant Thornton …

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Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-Up: e4e Acquisition, Recent M&A Activity and Top 10 Stories

Weekly Roundup May 21 – May 25, 2018 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-Up: e4e Acquisition, Recent M&A Activity and Top 10 Stories Jim Garrettson, Executive Mosaic CEO Philippines Growth Fuels Executive Mosaic’s e4e Acquisition   Executive Biz recently highlighted how the Philippines plans to build a potential $14 …

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HHS CTO Bruce Greenstein Named LHC Group Chief Innovation & Technology Officer

Bruce Greenstein, chief technology officer at the Department of Health and Human Services, will leave HHS to serve as chief innovation and technology officer at Lafayette, La.-based in-home health care services provider LHC Group (Nasdaq: LHCG) starting June. Greenstein “will lead our enhanced emphasis on innovation and technology to improve the …

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Microsoft Signs Cloud, IT Services Deal for Use Across Intelligence Community

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 18, 2018 — Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) and the U.S. intelligence community have entered into a six-year, transformative agreement that will work to expand the use of the Redmond, Wash.-based company’s technologies across 17 IC agencies, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Toni Townes-Whitley, Microsoft corporate vice president for industry, said …

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Microsoft to Provide IoT-Connected Vehicles With Cloud Integration for Event Demos With Kymeta

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 17, 2018 — Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) and its partner Kymeta will hold demonstrations of land, maritime and first responder platforms that use the former’s cloud-based services and the latter’s KyWay satellite terminals as part of their presentation at two industry events this month, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Kymeta said Tuesday its …

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Air Force Taps General Dynamics IT to Implement Cloud Enterprise Platform

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 10, 2018 — The U.S. Air Force has awarded General Dynamics’ (NYSE: GD) information technology unit a $9 million sole-source contract to help implement a cloud services environment, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday it will deploy the Cloud Hosted Enterprise Services platform that is designed …

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Insight Public Sector Wins Potential $653M DON BPA for Microsoft Software Licenses, Cloud Products

Insight Public Sector has won a potential three-year, $653.2 million blanket purchase agreement to help the Department of the Navy obtain Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) software licenses, cloud products and software assurance services. The U.S. Navy issued the BPA in accordance with IPS’ Federal Supply Schedule contract and policy and guidelines under the Defense Department‘s Enterprise Software …

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