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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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Report: Transcom to Kick Off AWS ‘Secret’ Cloud Region Adoption

The U.S. Transportation Command will now start the migration of data and applications to an Amazon Web Services-built cloud platform designed to host intelligence community clients’ workloads classified at the “secret” level, Nextgov reported Tuesday. Trancom’s decision to move data to the AWS Secret Region came after Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) decided to …

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Bill Solms Named Qualys Federal VP, GM

Bill Solms, formerly president and CEO of WildRock Security Group, has joined Qualys (Nasdaq: QLYS) as vice president and general manager of the cloud security and compliance services provider’s federal arm. Solms will oversee sales, marketing, systems development and strategic efforts for Qualys’ government information technology programs, the company said …

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HPE, Microsoft Vet Frank Vella Joins Information Builders as COO

Frank Vella, formerly chief revenue officer at BlueJeans Network, has joined New York-based business intelligence and analytics platforms provider Information Builders as chief operating officer. Vella will collaborate with Information Builders’ executive group to seek new market opportunities, support expansion efforts and create growth strategies, the company said Monday. His appointment …

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CSRA Subsidiary Gets $163M DISA Task Order for Endpoint Security Integration Support

CSRA’s (NYSE: CSRA) SRA International subsidiary has received a potential five-year, $163 million task order to provide integration support for the Defense Information Systems Agency’s Endpoint Security Solutions. CSRA said Wednesday it will collaborate with Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) and McAfee through SRA to help DISA build up its cyber strategy …

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