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Microsoft Teams with Facebook on Open Compute Project; Bill Laing Comments

Microsoft Teams with Facebook on Open Compute Project; Bill Laing Comments

Microsoft Corp. has joined Facebook Inc.’s cloud initiative which aims to develop and share data center infrastructure designs, The Next Web reported Tuesday. Citing a Microsoft blog article, Kaylene Hong… Read more »

McKinsey Outlines 2014 IT Agenda for Businesses

McKinsey Outlines 2014 IT Agenda for Businesses

McKinsey & Co. has outlined the information technology agenda that businesses are likely to embrace in 2014 based on key challenges they faced during the past year. Björn Münstermann, Brent… Read more »

HP Software Used By Air France to Manage Private Cloud IT; Jean-Marc Defaut Comments

HP Software Used By Air France to Manage Private Cloud IT; Jean-Marc Defaut Comments

Air France has selected a Hewlett Packard cloud management platform to monitor physical and virtual cloud computing resources across the airline’s enterprise. The French carrier uses HP’s Cloud Service Automation… Read more »

Adnan Ahmed: CNSI to Continue IT Support Work for Maryland Highway, Port Agencies

Adnan Ahmed: CNSI to Continue IT Support Work for Maryland Highway, Port Agencies

CNSI has been awarded a five-year task order to create and maintain cloud computing applications for the Maryland State Highway Authority. The agency selected CNSI to build Salesforce-based cloud apps… Read more »

Deltek: Federal Spending in the D.C. Area Totaled More Than $100B in FY12

Deltek: Federal Spending in the D.C. Area Totaled More Than $100B in FY12

Market research firm Deltek has issued a new study which shows that D.C. area federal spending reached a total of $101.1 billion in fiscal year 2012, the Washington Post reported… Read more »

Greg Bryant: Alion Opens Charleston SC Office to Work With SPAWAR

Greg Bryant: Alion Opens Charleston SC Office to Work With SPAWAR

Alion Science and Technology has opened its Charleston, S.C.-based office in an effort to help customers in the region connect with the company’s resources. The company intends for the facility… Read more »

CACI to Run FBI’s Procurement, Financial Systems; Ken Asbury Comments

CACI to Run FBI’s Procurement, Financial Systems; Ken Asbury Comments

CACI International has been awarded potential four-year, $45 million contract to help the FBI implement and maintain a system for managing financial and acquisition processes. This order was awarded under the… Read more »

CA Technologies Forecasts Identity and Access Mgmt Trends in 2014; Mike Denning Comments

CA Technologies Forecasts Identity and Access Mgmt Trends in 2014; Mike Denning Comments

CA Technologies Inc. has released a forecast for identity and access management trends in 2014 and the how security professionals will interact with the technology. Data, application, infrastructure and network… Read more »

Teresa Carlson: Government IT to Embrace Cloud Platforms in 2014

Teresa Carlson: Government IT to Embrace Cloud Platforms in 2014

Teresa Carlson, vice president of Amazon Web Services’ worldwide public sector, has said agencies will control costs, enhance quality and boost the speed of cloud services in 2014, FCW reported… Read more »

Unisys Surveys US Business Leaders for Cloud Model Preferences; Rod Sapp Comments

Unisys Surveys US Business Leaders for Cloud Model Preferences; Rod Sapp Comments

Unisys has released findings of a new survey that indicates many U.S. business executives prefer to use a private cloud model for deploying secure information technology services to clients. Unisys polled… Read more »

Steve Halligan, Dan Hushon: 2013 Challenged Federal IT Vendors

Steve Halligan, Dan Hushon: 2013 Challenged Federal IT Vendors

Executives at some information technology contractors identified sequestration, tougher regulations and the government shutdown as factors affecting the industry in 2013, CRN reported Thursday. “The reality is the government contracting… Read more »

Vermont Health System Seeks New Data Exchange Program; John Evans Comments

Vermont Health System Seeks New Data Exchange Program; John Evans Comments

Vermont’s health system and information exchange are planning to introduce a new clinical data exchange program in the state, Government Health IT reported Thursday. Anthony Brino writes Vermont Information Technology… Read more »

MarketsandMarket Issues Five-Year Gov’t Cloud Market Forecast

MarketsandMarket Issues Five-Year Gov’t Cloud Market Forecast

Research and consulting firm MarketsandMarkets has released a new report that analyzes and forecasts the trends for the government cloud market from 2013 to 2018. Information technology and software services… Read more »

Verizon Terremark Predicts Businesses to Migrate Apps into Cloud Platforms; John Considine Comments

Verizon Terremark Predicts Businesses to Migrate Apps into Cloud Platforms; John Considine Comments

Verizon’s Terremark subsidiary has predicted that companies will move enterprise applications into cloud environments in 2014, Light Reading reported Sunday. Carol Wilson writes employees will also continue to further use… Read more »

BAE Looks to Asia as “Global Delivery Hub” for its Cybersecurity Solutions; Martin Sutherland Comments

BAE Looks to Asia as “Global Delivery Hub” for its Cybersecurity Solutions; Martin Sutherland Comments

BAE Systems plans to open a new center to design and deliver cybersecurity tools for its customers around the world as the contractor aims to make Malaysia the “global delivery… Read more »

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