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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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Hortonworks Supports JIDO Effort to Adopt Open Source for Capability Dev’t; Shaun Bierweiler Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 13, 2018 — Hortonworks (Nasdaq: HDP) has helped the Defense Department‘s Joint Improvised Threat Defeat Organization deploy an enterprise information technology platform built on the Hadoop data management software and other open source technologies, ExecutiveBiz reported July 30. Federal News Radio reported July 27 that the open source …

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Perspecta Participates in Open Source Summit as Conference Sponsor; Mac Curtis Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 20, 2018 — Perspecta (NYSE: PRSP) served as a sponsor of the 7th Annual Open Source Summit organized by the Open Source Electronic Health Record Alliance to discuss the use of open source software in industry and government, ExecutiveBiz reported July 13. OSEHRA said July 11 the three-day …

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Red Hat OpenStack-Based ORockCloud Cleared Under FedRAMP; Paul Smith, David Egts Comment

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 19, 2018 — ORock Technologies‘ cloud offering built on Red Hat‘s (NYSE: RHT) OpenStack open source software platform has secured certification under the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program for deployment with a Defense Department agency, ExecutiveBiz reported July 12. “The ORockCloud brings to market the …

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Hortonworks’ Shaun Bierweiler: Open Source Enables Control of Costs, Risks in Tech Development

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 26, 2018 — Shaun Bierweiler, vice president of Hortonworks‘ (Nasdaq: HDP) U.S. public sector business, has said an open approach will help control costs and time spent on technology development operations in the big data space, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. He said in an interview published June …

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Hortonworks’ Shaun Bierweiler: Open Source Software to Help Advance Federal IT Modernization

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 21, 2018 — Shaun Bierweiler, vice president of Hortonworks‘ (Nasdaq: HDP) U.S. public sector business, has said enterprise open source software will help build on federal agencies’ efforts to update their information technology infrastructure due to key benefits, ExecutiveBiz reported. He wrote in a GCN guest …

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CA Launches Open Source Software Dev’t Contest to Support Gov’t Services

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 17, 2017 — CA Technologies (Nasdaq: CA) has launched a software development competition that seeks new open source technologies that will work to build on citizen experience with government agencies, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday the CA Smart Government Challenge will provide an opportunity for U.S.-based developers …

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MongoDB’s Mat Keep: Open-Source Database Can Help Agencies ‘Glean Insights’ From Large Data Volumes

Mat Keep, director of product and market analysis at MongoDB (Nasdaq: MDB), has said government agencies should modernize their data infrastructures to manage and analyze large volumes of collected data through the adoption of non-relational databases. Keep wrote such databases work to help organizations automatically spread data across public cloud …

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Red Hat to Cover Open Source Collaboration at Gov’t Symposium; Paul Smith Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 19, 2017 — Red Hat (NYSE: RHT) is set to hold its annual symposium on federal information technology on Nov. 9 where the company will host discussions on open source collaboration and its potential benefits for government, GovCon Executive reported Oct. 11. “[Agencies] are looking to …

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Red Hat Launches ‘Open Innovation Labs’ Facility in Singapore

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 27, 2017 — Red Hat (NYSE: RHT) has unveiled a new facility in Singapore that will serve to help Asia-Pacific customers adopt open source and DevOps approaches in their information technology applications, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday the first Red Hat Open Innovation Labs hub …

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