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IBM to Offer Govt Agencies Desktone Cloud Service; Jim Wilcox Comments

IBM to Offer Govt Agencies Desktone Cloud Service; Jim Wilcox Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Cloud Computing, ExecutiveBizIBM has integrated a Desktone desktop-as-a-service platform into the IBM SmartCloud portfolio, intending to help government clients implement virtual desktops while meeting security requirements.

Desktone designed its technology to support a multi-tenant cloud environment and secure metadata, storage, network and directory services, Desktone said Wednesday.

“This Desktone announcement demonstrates IBM’s continued commitment to provide cloud solutions that meet the demanding requirements of our federal clients,” said Jim Wilcox, cloud leader for North America at IBM’s global business services unit.

The integration is intended to provide a virtualized desktop infrastructure for a mobile workforce, Desktone says.

Additionally, the unified offering is designed to comply with the Federal Information Security Management Act and the Defense Department’s information assurance certification and accreditation process.

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Written by Mary-Louise Hoffman

is a writer of news summaries about executive-level business activity in the government contracting sector. Her reports for ExecutiveBiz are focused on trends and events that drive the GovCon industry to include commercial technologies that private companies are developing for federal government use. She contributes news content to ExecutiveBiz’s sister sites GovCon Wire and ExecutiveGov.

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