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Nutanix Launches Cloud Platform in AWS Government Region; Chip George Quoted

Chip George VP

Nutanix has extended the availability of its cloud computing platform to Amazon Web Services' government-focused region to help agencies create and manage applications in a unified information technology environment. Nutanix Clusters on AWS GovCloud will allow public sector users to adopt the software stack without requiring redevelopment of existing apps, Nutanix said Tuesday. 

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ManTech Awarded AWS Competencies for Cloud Migration, DevOps; Srini Iyer Quoted

Srini Iyer CTO ManTech

Amazon Web Services has recognized ManTech International for the latter's performance in cloud migration and the DevOps approach, which combines software development and information technology operations to lessen systems development life cycle. ManTech said Thursday it was awarded the AWS Migration and DevOps Competencies by demonstrating best practices that help government agencies deploy AWS.

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Pentagon’s Vulnerability Disclosure Pilot Program Draws Interest From Defense Contractors

Defense Industrial Base Vulnerability Disclosure Program Pilot

The Department of Defense’s Cyber Crime Center has begun a pilot program to allow hackers to share the vulnerabilities they find in systems operated by companies in the defense industrial base, Nextgov reported Monday. The Defense Industrial Base Vulnerability Disclosure Program Pilot "received numerous applicants,” a spokesperson for DC3 told Nextgov. “However, during this initial launch pilot, we will be moving forward with a few dozen” defense contractors.

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Analysts Say Increase in Federal Cloud Spending Bodes Well for AWS

Cloud computing

Adam Selipsky, former president and CEO of Tableau Software, is set to succeed Andy Jassy as CEO of Amazon Web Services in May and will return to AWS as analysts predict further growth for the company driven by a potential increase in federal spending on cloud contracts, the Washington Business Journal reported Tuesday. “I believe that AWS will increase its footprint by 25% to 30% over the next 12 to 18 months, given the federal opportunities,“ said Dan Ives, a technology, internet and media analyst at investment firm Wedbush Securities. “We believe that this is a golden age within federal cloud."

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AWS Seeks to Support Space Startups With New Accelerator Program; Clint Crosier Quoted

Clint Crosier Director AWS

Amazon Web Services has launched a four-week program that seeks to provide technical, mentoring and business support and resources to space startups worldwide. AWS and investment group Seraphim will pick 10 companies to take part in the AWS Space Accelerator, which will take place in June and provide startups technical training to help them advance research and development efforts and growth initiatives using cloud.

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AWS’ Dave Levy on Addressing Agencies' Need for Experience, Skills to Innovate With Cloud, Improve Mission Delivery

Dave Levy VP AWS

Dave Levy, vice president of U.S. government, nonprofit and healthcare businesses at Amazon Web Services and a 2021 Wash100 Award winner, wrote in a guest piece published Wednesday on FedScoop how AWS works to help federal agencies address the challenge of keeping up with machine learning, edge computing and other transformational technologies and the need to train employees in order for them to take advantage of the capabilities that cloud offers to improve mission delivery.

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GDIT's Jim Matney: VMware, AWS Offerings on milCloud 2.0 Could Help DOD Agencies Speed Up Cloud Migration

Jim Matney VP and GM General Dynamics IT

Jim Matney of General Dynamics' information technology business said ease of use, security and cost are the reasons why the addition of VMware and Amazon Web Services offerings to the Defense Information Systems Agency's milCloud 2.0 platform could help defense agencies accelerate the migration of workloads to the cloud, GCN reported Tuesday.

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AWS, Palantir Introduce Cloud-Based ERP Suite; Teresa Carlson Quoted

Teresa Carlson VP AWS

Palantir has launched an enterprise resource planning software product designed to operate with Amazon Web Services' cloud platform and help customers manage disparate business data. "Using AWS, Palantir's ERP Suite can help customers offload the complexity, gain faster intelligence from their data, and make critical decisions," said Teresa Carlson, vice president of the worldwide public sector and industries business at AWS and six-time Wash100 Award recipient.

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