Tag Archives: Private Cloud

Larry Prior: CSRA Targets Federal IT Modernization Projects as NES Buy Closes

CSRA (NYSE: CSRA) has closed its acquisition of NES Associates in a push to help government clients accelerate adoption of new information technology platforms for their digital transformation efforts. CSRA President and CEO Larry Prior first announced the deal at the company’s 2017 fiscal-year earnings call held May 24. Prior, an inductee …

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CSRA Gets Potential $498M DISA Contract for MilCloud 2.0 Infrastructure Services

CSRA (NYSE: CSRA) has won a potential $498 million contract from the Defense Information Systems Agency to provide commercial infrastructure services for the milCloud 2.0 private cloud platform for Defense Department networks. Five proposals were submitted to DISA for the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract that covers milCloud transition engineering services to DoD and its partners, …

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ViON’s Rob Davies: Growing Cloud Provider Partnerships to Support Gov’t Business, Mission Requirements

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 7, 2017 — Rob Davies, executive vice president of operations at ViON, has said partnerships between original equipment manufacturers and cloud providers will continue to grow in an effort to address the business and mission requirements of government agencies. He told ExecutiveBiz in an interview published Thursday that he also …

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Amazon Web Services Offers Private Cloud Platform for Intelligence Agencies

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 22, 2016 — Amazon Web Services (Nasdaq: AMZN) has launched a private cloud computing platform and marketplace specifically to support the Intelligence Community’s software procurement and deployment requirements, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. AWS Chief Evangelist Jeff Barr wrote in a blog post published Monday that the AWS marketplace works …

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AWS Cloud Supports New Online App Store for Intelligence Community

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 29, 2016 — Amazon Web Services (Nasdaq: AMZN) has provided the private cloud infrastructure that hosts an online marketplace for the Intelligence Community to purchase software applications and developer tools, Executive Gov reported Thursday. Nextgov reported Wednesday that the IC Marketplace hosted on AWS’ C2S platform was launched last …

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CenturyLink to Provide Supplier Services for SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 22, 2016 — CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) and SAP (NYSE: SAP) have entered into a supplier partnership agreement on the SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud hosting platform, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. CenturyLink said Wednesday it will provide its infrastructure and IT services to expand the support of the SAP private cloud offering for …

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CSRA to Continue DHS Data Center Support Under $967M Contract; Catherine Kuenzel Comments

A CSRA (NYSE: CSRA) subsidiary has been awarded a potential $967 million contract to provide managed information technology services to a U.S. Department of Homeland Security-run data center. CSRA said Tuesday its CSC Government Solutions unit will support hardware, software, network and security infrastructure and applications as well as provide private cloud technology and project …

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IBM Seeks to Expand Hybrid Cloud Services Through Gravitant Acquisition; Martin Jetter, Don Rippert Comment

IBM (NYSE: IBM) has purchased cloud brokerage software developer Gravitant for an undisclosed sum in a push to help clients buy and manage information technology services across public and private cloud environments. IBM said Tuesday it will incorporate Gravitant’s cloud-based software platform into its global technology services unit and integrate the technology offering with IBM’s software-as-a-service applications. …

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Serco Wins Five-year European Space Agency IT support contract

In league with Capgemini and Orange Business Services (OBS) Serco has received a new contract to provide IT support services to the European Space Agency (ESA). The €55 million quinary agreement has flexibility for a two-year extension, beginning on the first of July. Conditional to this contract Serco will be …

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Social Security Administration Wants Information on Private Cloud

The Social Security Administration has issued a request for information on private cloud software packages as it seeks to automate processes, FCW reported Wednesday. Frank Konkel writes interested vendors are asked to submit data on product compliance such as a web-based portal, unified service catalog, performance monitoring, virtual machine life-cycle …

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