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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 »

CGI Moving GSA Websites to Cloud Computing

CGI Moving GSA Websites to Cloud Computing

The General Services Administration has selected CGI Federal Inc. to transition the GSA’s websites — including Data.gov and USA.gov — to cloud computing, CGI announced Tuesday. The five-year, $20.7 million… Read more »

CSC Designs Govt Cloud; James Sheaffer Comments

CSC Designs Govt Cloud; James Sheaffer Comments

  Computer Sciences Corporation recently released its infrastructure-as-a-service CloudCompute for Government system, which the company says is designed exclusively for U.S. federal agencies and government personnel. The company said the multi-tenant community cloud… Read more »

NOAA Email Now in Google's Cloud

NOAA Email Now in Google's Cloud

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has moved its email system to cloud-based Google Apps for Government, Google announced Wednesday. Kennith Jackson, deployment manager at Google Apps, wrote in a… Read more »

HP, Microsoft Partner to Deliver Public Cloud Services

HP, Microsoft Partner to Deliver Public Cloud Services

HP Enterprise Services and Microsoft Corp. have announced a global, four-year initiative to deliver Microsoft’s communications and collaboration products via the public and private cloud. Through the public cloud, Microsoft… Read more »

Survey Says.. Businesses on Top of the Cloud

Survey Says.. Businesses on Top of the Cloud

Throughout the last two years, cloud computing has emerged as the Swiss army knife of information technology within the business and government sectors. The cloud has been marketed and implemented… Read more »

Cisco Outlines Cloud Community Framework

Cisco Outlines Cloud Community Framework

Cisco has been honing in on the cloud in the past week or so, with research about cloud traffic, a tweet chat, webcast and a packaged cloud system announced yesterday.  The… Read more »

SuccessFactors to be an SAP Cloud Company

SuccessFactors to be an SAP Cloud Company

SAP America, Inc., a SAP AG subsidiary, recently announced it has entered into a definitive merger agreement with SuccessFactors for approximately $3.4 billion. Through the agreement, a SAP subsidiary would… Read more »

Terremark Expands Silicon Valley Data Center Campus

Terremark Expands Silicon Valley Data Center Campus

  Terremark, a Verizon Company, today announced the completion of the expansion of its data center campus, the Network Access Point West, located in Santa Clara, Calif.  The firm says the expansion… Read more »

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