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Microsoft To Provide Cloud Tools For LA Community Colleges

Microsoft To Provide Cloud Tools For LA Community Colleges

The Los Angeles Community College District has chosen Microsoft to provide cloud-based online communication and collaboration services to the district, Information Week reports. Microsoft will deploy its Live@edu online suite… Read more »

NIST To Host, Give Cloud Effort Update At June Forum

NIST To Host, Give Cloud Effort Update At June Forum

The National Institute of Standards and Technology is set to host a three-day cloud computing forum in June to discuss how cloud can be more interoperable, portable and secure.  NIST… Read more »

Autonomic, Red Hat Expand Cloud Govt. Partnership; Paul Smith Comments

Autonomic, Red Hat Expand Cloud Govt. Partnership; Paul Smith Comments

Autonomic Resources is now a certified Red Hat partner and cloud solutions provider to the federal market, Autonomic announced Tuesday.  Paul Smith, Red Hat’s public sector business vice president and… Read more »

Army Invests in Private Data Centers, Mobile Cloud

Army Invests in Private Data Centers, Mobile Cloud

Earlier this year, the Army awarded a $250 million contract to assist with the elimination of 185 data centers by 2015. The move correlates with the Army’s goal of centralizing… Read more »

Executive Spotlight: Nicole Geller, GCS Founder and CEO

Executive Spotlight: Nicole Geller, GCS Founder and CEO

Nicole Geller is the founder and CEO of GCS Inc., a government acquisition and program management provider. She founded GCS in 1995 and the McLean, Va.-based company has since grown… Read more »

Lockheed Austrailia Cyber Center Open for Business

Lockheed Austrailia Cyber Center Open for Business

Lockheed Martin unveiled its newest $10 million cyber center in Canberra, Australia’s capital city, the Sydney Morning Herald reports. The Bethesda, Md.-based company said the NextGen Cyber Innovation and Technology… Read more »

Oracle Helping Cal State Create Financial Mangement System

Oracle Helping Cal State Create Financial Mangement System

Oracle is helping California State University in its efforts to standardize financial management processes and systems, the company announced Wednesday. CSU created a common management system in order to create a… Read more »

CSC Teams with Oracle to Deliver Cloud Services

CSC Teams with Oracle to Deliver Cloud Services

Computer Sciences Corp. has launched a service program to help customers migrate their business applications to a secure and private cloud infrastructure, the company announced Tuesday. CSC’s Foundation Services for… Read more »

HP to Upgrade Japan Data Center Provider’s Cloud System

HP to Upgrade Japan Data Center Provider’s Cloud System

Japanese data center provider IDC Frontier selected HP’s networking business to upgrade IDC Frontier’s network infrastructure, HP announced Tuesday. HP said IDC Frontier aims to update its network in order… Read more »

Vivek Kundra Gives Preview of Social Government

Vivek Kundra Gives Preview of Social Government

Former Federal Chief Information Officer Vivek Kundra joined social cloud company Salesforce in January and is now championing a move into social government, according to NextGov.  Kundra, now Salesforce’s executive vice… Read more »

Microsoft's Curt Kolcun Announces New Cloud Choice for Agencies

Microsoft's Curt Kolcun Announces New Cloud Choice for Agencies

Microsoft is letting its federal customers choose between Office 365 public or private cloud solutions, Microsoft‘s U.S. public sector vice president Curt Kolcun announced Thursday. Kolcun said in a blog post… Read more »

Terremark Expands Colombia Cloud Data Center, Eyes Worldwide IT Portfolio Expansion

Terremark Expands Colombia Cloud Data Center, Eyes Worldwide IT Portfolio Expansion

Terremark has completed expansion of its now 10,000-square-foot data center in Bogota, Colombia, the company announced Wednesday. The cloud-enabled data center is doubled in size and serves as a network access… Read more »

Executive Spotlight: Christopher Fountain, SecureInfo President, CEO

Executive Spotlight: Christopher Fountain, SecureInfo President, CEO

SecureInfo President and CEO Christopher Fountain leads a team in the high stakes area of cybersecurity. Fountain recently spoke with ExecutiveBiz about his work at SecureInfo and the company’s recent acquisition… Read more »

CGI Moving Nuclear Commission’s Finance System to Cloud

CGI Moving Nuclear Commission’s Finance System to Cloud

CGI Federal has won a $21.28 million contract to transition the Nuclear Regulatory Commission‘s financial and accounting systems to CGI’s cloud computing infrastructure. CGI said it will host NRC’s financial accounting… Read more »

NJVC Paper Outlines Potential Benefits of Custom Cloud Software; Kevin Jackson Comments

NJVC Paper Outlines Potential Benefits of Custom Cloud Software; Kevin Jackson Comments

Federal agencies that use platform-as-a-service in their cloud computing strategy can cut development costs by 50 percent, according to a recently released white paper by NJVC and Virtual Global. In “Platform… Read more »

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