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QTS Buys VMware Govt Cloud Platform in Push to Expand Hybrid Cloud Portfolio; Dan Bennewitz Comments

QTS Realty Trust has purchased a Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program-compliant cloud platform from VMware for an undisclosed sum. QTS said Wednesday it has rebranded VMware vCloud Government Service as QTS Government Cloud and expects the acquisition to help expand QTS’ portfolio of hybrid cloud platforms designed to help federal information technology …

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DISA Releases VMware NSX Security Technical Implementation Guide for DoD Network; Bill Rowan Comments

The Defense Information Systems Agency has released a Security Technical Implementation Guide for VMware‘s NSX software-defined networking platform to verify the technology’s compliance with security requirements for installation on Defense Department networks. VMware said Monday STIG confirms that the NSX implementation follows DoD cybersecurity policies, standards, architectures, security controls and validation procedures, as well as applies NIST SP …

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3 Companies Utilize VMware Virtual SAN Hyperconverged Service for Workload Migration, Virtualization

VMware has said Amway, iGov Technologies and SugarCreek will deploy the VMware Virtual SAN hyperconverged service to run business-critical applications and virtual desktop infrastructure. The technology works to support shared storage for virtualized production environments that can scale out to several server providers, VMware said Tuesday. Michigan-based Amway transitioned 300 application servers, databases and other workloads to Virtual SAN. …

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VMware’s Matthew Schneider: Software-Defined Networking, Micro-Segmentation Key to Application-Level Security

Matthew Schneider, senior director for the U.S. public sector at VMware, has said government agencies and companies should adopt the software-defined networking model in order to meet the requirements of applications and manage big data workloads amid the use of cloud platforms. Schneider wrote that the implementation of an SDN …

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Bob Kleinhample: SAIC, VMware Partner on Cloud-Based Simulation Offering for Gov’t Clients

Science Applications International Corp. has selected VMware to provide cloud-based platforms for SAIC’s simulation training program as part of an effort to meet the technical requirements of government customers. Bob Kleinhample, vice president of simulation and training systems at SAIC, wrote in a blog article published Monday that SAIC developed a simulation-as-a-service offering …

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Carahsoft Adds Accelera to DoD Blanket Purchase Agreement for VMware Virtualization Platforms; Will Jones Comments

Carahsoft Technology has added Accelera Solutions as a purchasing point partner and dealer of VMware-built virtualization and data center products under a Defense Department blanket purchase agreement. Accelera said Wednesday it will work to help DoD customers secure licenses for VMware’s software, servers and desktop products as well as acquire …

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VMware Enterprise Mobility Mgmt System Enters FedRAMP In-Process Stage

A VMware subsidiary has completed an application for the in-process stage of the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program in an effort to achieve full FedRAMP-compliant status for its enterprise mobility management system. VMware AirWatch said Thursday it is working with the FedRAMP program office and the U.S. Census Bureau to receive an “Authority to Operate,” which would …

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Ray O’Farrell Named VMware CTO, Chief Development Officer

Ray O’Farrell, formerly general manager of VMware‘s software-defined data center division, will assume the combined role of chief technology officer and chief development officer. The company said Wednesday O’Farrell succeeds Ben Fathi and will be in charge of the CTO team and manage the research and development business units. “He brings …

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