Tag Archives: MSFT

Dell EMC-General Dynamics-Microsoft Team Lands $1B USAF Cloud Hosted Enterprise Contract; Steve Harris Comments

A team composed of Dell EMC, Microsoft (NYSE: MSFT) and General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) has received a potential five year, $1 billion contract to build a cloud-based collaboration and unified communications platform for the U.S. Air Force. The General Services Administration’s Federal Acquisition Service awarded the contract as part of …

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Former Federal CIO Tony Scott Joins Squire Patton Boggs as Senior Data Privacy, Cyber Adviser

Tony Scott, former federal chief information officer under the Obama administration, has been named senior data privacy and cybersecurity adviser at international law firm Squire Patton Boggs. Scott’s “insight into the data protection and cybersecurity policy landscape from his time as the government’s CIO and private sector will be of …

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Kurt DelBene Adds Chief Digital Officer Role at Microsoft

Kurt DelBene, executive vice president of corporate strategy, core services engineering and operations at Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT), has taken the additional role of chief digital officer at the company, the Seattle Times reported Friday. In this capacity, DelBene will oversee Microsoft’s internal information technology groups, operations and corporate strategy as the …

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Amy Barzdukas Promoted to Polycom EVP, Chief Marketing Officer; Mary McDowell Comments

Amy Barzdukas, formerly vice president of global solutions marketing at Polycom, has been promoted to executive vice president and chief marketing officer of the San Jose, California-based communications technology provider. Polycom said Monday the 20-year industry veteran has led the company’s alliance marketing, product and services marketing and sales enablement teams over the …

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Former GSA Official Aaron Snow Named COO of cBrain’s North America Operations

Aaron Snow, former senior adviser for the General Services Administration‘s Technology Transformation Service, has joined cBrain as chief operating officer of the company’s North America-based operations. Per Tejs Knudsen, cBrain CEO, said in a company statement published Thursday Snow brings technological and digital transformation experience to help the Denmark-based company build on its international …

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CSRA to Transfer Workload to Microsoft’s Azure Gov’t Cloud Platform; John Dancy Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 8, 2017 — CSRA (NYSE: CSRA) has signed a three-year enterprise agreement with Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) that will allow the former to migrate its workload to the latter’s Azure Government cloud platform, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The Falls Church, Virginia-based information technology contractor said Monday the cloud migration will help …

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Microsoft to Move Michigan Tech Center to Downtown Detroit by 2018

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 7, 2017 — Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) is set to relocate its Microsoft Technology Center in Michigan to Bedrock‘s One Campus Martius building in downtown Detroit by early 2018, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The Redmond, Washington-based technology company will occupy more than 40,000 square feet of space at Bedrock’s facility …

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Microsoft Expands Azure Blueprint Program for DoD Information Impact Level 5 Baseline

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 26, 2017 — Microsoft (NYSE: MSFT) has released an expanded Azure Blueprint program to help Defense Department mission owners fulfill security requirements under the Information Impact Level 5 baseline, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The new Azure Blueprint release features a DoD L5 Customer Responsibility Matrix and System Security Plan template …

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CSRA Unveils New Tagline, Website as Part of Rebranding Effort

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 25, 2017 — CSRA (NYSE: CSRA) has unveiled a new tagline and website as part of a rebranding effort to showcase the company’s goal to attract and nurture talent and facilitate innovation to support customer missions, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday the redesigned website features a blog …

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UK Environment Agency Selects CGI to Develop Cloud-Based Flood Forecasting Platform

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 12, 2017 — CGI (NYSE: GIB) will create and operate a cloud-based flood forecasting platform that will work to help the U.K.’s environment agency produce and share flood predictions under a three-year, $6.1 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The Future Flood Forecasting System will be designed to operate on Microsoft‘s …

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