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Microsoft Surface Pro 3 Now Available on GSA Schedules; Phil Sorgen Comments

Microsoft Surface Pro 3 Now Available on GSA Schedules; Phil Sorgen Comments

Microsoft’s Surface Pro 3 can now be purchased by government customers through General Services Administration Schedules. The company said the laptop-tablet, which is built to offer desktop-like power computing, “has met… Read more »

Microsoft Obtains FedRAMP Authorization to Deploy Office 365 at HHS

Microsoft Obtains FedRAMP Authorization to Deploy Office 365 at HHS

Microsoft has received a Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program authorization to provide Office 365 products and services that are tailored for government agencies to the Department of Health and Human Services. The company… Read more »

Allied Market Research: Global Internet Security Market Worth $43B by 2020

Allied Market Research: Global Internet Security Market Worth $43B by 2020

A new report from Allied Market Research projects the global Internet security market to be worth $42.8 billion by 2020 due to what the firm sees as increasing use Internet-based applications, particularly for online financial transactions…. Read more »

Report: SPAWAR Eyes $17M Savings with Microsoft Cloud Email Platform

Report: SPAWAR Eyes $17M Savings with Microsoft Cloud Email Platform

The U.S. Navy‘s Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command will launch a pilot program for reserve units to test a cloud-based Microsoft communication and collaboration system, Nextgov reported Tuesday. SPAWAR… Read more »

Marie Huwe: Microsoft Deploys Dynamics CRM for Case Mgmt at Health, Human Services Groups

Marie Huwe: Microsoft Deploys Dynamics CRM for Case Mgmt at Health, Human Services Groups

Microsoft‘s Marie Huwe has outlined the company’s work with three health and human services organizations to integrate data analytics into case management systems through the deployment of the Microsoft Dynamics CRM suite. Huwe, general manager of marketing connected campaigns… Read more »

Microsoft, Akamai to Back Israeli Cybersecurity Startup Accelerator

Microsoft, Akamai to Back Israeli Cybersecurity Startup Accelerator

Microsoft and Akamai Technologies will work with venture capital firm Jerusalem Venture Partners to construct an accelerator in Israel that will focus on helping startup cybersecurity firms in the country. Participants… Read more »

Microsoft Works to Build Presence in Open Source Community

Microsoft Works to Build Presence in Open Source Community

Microsoft is using open-source innovation hosting portals CodePlex and GitHub to share some of the firm’s software codes with the public, Nextgov reported Wednesday. Nikhil Sonnad writes that Microsoft provides… Read more »

General Dynamics Fidelis Joins Microsoft’s Active Protections Program; Peter George Comments

General Dynamics Fidelis Joins Microsoft’s Active Protections Program; Peter George Comments

General Dynamics‘ Fidelis Cybersecurity Solutions business has entered into Microsoft‘s Active Protections Program to get information on emerging cyber threats ahead of Microsoft’s monthly security bulletins to provide up-to-date protection… Read more »

Google Signs Up 7 Tech Firms for ‘Kubernetes’ Community; Scott Guthrie Comments

Google Signs Up 7 Tech Firms for ‘Kubernetes’ Community; Scott Guthrie Comments

Microsoft, Red Hat, IBM, Docker, Mesosphere, CoreOS and SaltStack have joined Google’s open source docker management community. The companies will contribute code to the Kubernetes container management technology and maintain the… Read more »

Microsoft Starts New Research Project on Fuel Cells With $5M Govt Grant; Sean James Comments

Microsoft Starts New Research Project on Fuel Cells With $5M Govt Grant; Sean James Comments

Microsoft will collaborate with Redox Power Systems, Trans-Tech and the University of Maryland to carry out a $5 million government-funded research project on fuel cells as power source for data centers, Data Center… Read more »

Microsoft Launches GovCon Alliance; Cornelis Bosch Comments

Microsoft Launches GovCon Alliance; Cornelis Bosch Comments

Microsoft has selected To-Increase to participate in this week’s launch of the Microsoft GovCon Alliance along with other government contracting companies whose offerings support Microsoft Dynamics AX. To-Increase said Monday its has included… Read more »

Microsoft, Salesforce.com to Integrate Products Through Cloud Partnership

Microsoft, Salesforce.com to Integrate Products Through Cloud Partnership

Salesforce.com and Microsoft have formed a partnership to integrate the Salesforce CRM platform with Windows OS, Azure cloud platform and Microsoft Office 365 to deliver new productivity tools, Cloud Times reported Tuesday. Saroj… Read more »

Texas School District Deploys Microsoft Office 365, Windows Devices; Lenny Schad Comments

Texas School District Deploys Microsoft Office 365, Windows Devices; Lenny Schad Comments

Microsoft has partnered with the Houston Independent School District to support its PowerUp initiative to boost the learning and teaching experience of the district’s 14,000 students and 1,200 teachers through deployment of… Read more »

Microsoft to Mentor Cybersecurity Startups in Israel

Microsoft to Mentor Cybersecurity Startups in Israel

Microsoft has opened a cybersecurity accelerator hub in Israel in a move to mentor startup businesses in the country, the Washington Post reported Thursday. Mohana Ravindranath writes Microsoft Ventures has partnered… Read more »

Karen Dahut: Booz Allen Marks Strategic Innovation Group’s Year of Partnerships

Karen Dahut: Booz Allen Marks Strategic Innovation Group’s Year of Partnerships

Booz Allen Hamilton has marked the first anniversary of its Strategic Innovation Group, which Executive Vice President and group head Karen Dahut said was launched last year to foster creativity and partnerships across… Read more »

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