Tag Archives: virtualization

AMERICAN SYSTEMS JV Awarded GSA Government-Wide Acquisition Contract; Joe Kopfman comments

  AMERICAN SYSTEMS‘ joint venture partnership with ALEX-Alternative Experts has been awarded an 8(a) STARS II government-wide acquisition contract. The U.S. General Services Administration indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract is designed to provide cutting-edge IT solutions from small business awardees. Awardees offer a variety of IT services, including cybersecurity, virtualization, IPV6 and information assurance. The partnership …

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GTSI Promotes Jim Sweeney to CTO; Sterling Phillips Comments

GTSI Corp. has named Jim Sweeney as its chief technology officer, where he’ll be the principal technology strategist for the company’s integrated solutions and services offerings. Sweeney has lead GTSI’s virtualization and cloud computing consulting practice for four years and has more than 35 years of experience of developing and integrating enterprise IT applications and technologies. In his new role, …

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CGI Approved for $76M Cloud Computing Infrastructure Contract; George Schindler Comments

  CGI Federal Inc. (NYSE: GIB) has been cleared to receive awards under the U.S. General Services Administration $76 million blanket purchase agreement for cloud computing infrastructure, virtualization and web hosting. CGI met all of the BPA’s technical, management and security requirements and is immediately eligible to provide services to federal, …

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VMware Recognized for ‘Bold Effort’ in Simplifying IT Management

VMware, Inc. (NYSE: VMW) today announced that VMware vCenter Operations Standard 1.0 has been named 2011 “Best of Interop, ” snagging top honors in the Cloud Computing & Virtualization category as well as the grand prize. Editors and analysts from InformationWeek Analytics picked the finalists for the 2011 Best of …

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IT Firms Team up to Promote Virtualization

A slate of top IT firms, including Eucalyptus Systems of HP’s Eucalyptus Systems (NYSE: HPQ), IBM (NYSE: IBM), Intel (NASDAQ: INTC), Red Hat Inc. (NYSE: RHT) and BMC Software (NASDAQ: BMC) have joined forces to promote the Open Virtualization Alliance, a consortium devoted to the adoption of open virtualization technologies …

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BAE Systems Books $300 Million Deal to Overhaul DIA Workstations

BAE Systems won an ID/IQ contract from the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) to modernize the agency’s Department of Defense Intelligence Information System trusted computer workstations through a worldwide virtualized desktop infrastructure for DIA users and intelligence analysts. The deal has a $300 million ordering ceiling over a five-year period, with …

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