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ECS Taps Elastic’s Open Source Technology for Big Data Services; George Wilson Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 15, 2018 — ECS will utilize search company Elastic’s open source and software-as-a-service platforms in an effort to supplement the information technology provider’s big data offerings, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The partnership aims to build on the data security, monitoring, reporting and machine learning capabilities of federal civilian, …

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Hortonworks’ Shaun Bierweiler Talks Enterprise Open Source Tools’ Use in Emergency Mgmt

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 20, 2018 — Shaun Bierweiler, vice president of Hortonworks‘ (Nasdaq: HDP) U.S. public sector business, has said enterprise open source tools such as Apache NiFi and Hadoop work to support emergency and disaster response operations by deriving actionable intelligence from data, ExecutiveBiz reported Dec. 3. Bierweiler, who …

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Red Hat’s David Egts: Feds Should Assess Open Source Code for Vulnerabilities

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 18, 2018 — David Egts, chief technologist for Red Hat‘s (NYSE: RHT) public sector business in North America, has cautioned federal agencies to check for potential cyber vulnerabilities in open source code before they move to adopt such software, ExecutiveBiz reported Dec. 4. Egts wrote in …

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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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