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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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Nicolas Nowinski Joins ViON as IT, Security VP; Tom Frana Quoted

Nicolas Nowinski, formerly a technical architect at Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT), has joined ViON as vice president of information technology and security. “Nicolas understands how best to blend IT with business strategy, which is an important set of skills that mirrors how our customers and all modern organizations are approaching IT,” Tom …

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Dell EMC Vet Ro Dhanda Joins Snowflake Computing as Federal Business Regional VP

Ro Dhanda, an information technology industry veteran, has joined Snowflake Computing as regional vice president of U.S. federal business, GovConWire has learned. He spent eight years at Dell EMC, where most recently served as director of federal sales at the company’s Isilon business and head of federal sales for the …

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Google Withdraws Plans to Bid for DoD’s JEDI Cloud Contract

Google has dropped plans to compete for the Defense Department’s potential 10-year, $10B Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure cloud procurement contract, Federal News Network reported Monday. “We couldn’t be assured that it would be aligned with our artificial intelligence (AI) principles,” Aileen Black, an executive director at Google, said of the JEDI contract. …

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General Dynamics Wins Potential $96M Navy BPA for Cloud IT Services

A General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) business has secured a potential five-year, $95.8M blanket purchase agreement to provide cloud services for the U.S. Navy. The BPA has a one-year base term worth approximately $22.4M and four option years and was awarded through General Dynamics Information Technology’s position on the General Services Administration’s Schedule …

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Hitachi Vantara Eyes Portfolio Expansion With REAN Cloud Buy; David Turner, Brian Householder Comment

Hitachi Vantara has agreed to purchase REAN Cloud for an undisclosed sum in a move to expand its portfolio of cloud and managed services offerings designed to help clients expedite their digital transformation efforts across multicloud environments. Hitachi Vantara said Tuesday it expects the acquisition to wrap up later this year …

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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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