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IBM’s Cloud-Based Collaboration Platform Gets FedRAMP OK

John Hamilton, program manager of operations at the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program, has tweeted that IBM‘s collaboration platform became the 100th cloud service offering to receive FedRAMP approval, Federal Times reported Wednesday. IBM Connections is designed to support business email, instant messaging, web conferencing and social business networking, file sharing, …

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IBM’s IaaS cloud platform gets DoD impact level 5 authorization

IBM has received provisional authorization from the Defense Information Systems Agency to host impact level 5 data of Defense Department and federal agency customers through a multitenant cloud computing platform. DISA said Tuesday it granted a 12-month PA to the company’s SmartCloud for Government infrastructure-as-a-service platform. SCG encompasses compute, memory, network, operating system and storage …

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IBM’s Christopher Padilla: Firms Should Keep Society’s Trust in Tech Platforms Through Responsibility

Christopher Padilla, vice president for government and regulatory affairs at IBM, has said he believes that technology companies should take responsibility for new tech platforms they introduce and for the impact such platforms have on the society. “We also believe that responsible technology companies should be in the lead as …

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DHS Awards Contracts to IBM, Deloitte Through Procurement Innovation Lab’s 2-Phased Approach

The Department of Homeland Security’s procurement innovation lab has implemented a two-phased approach to streamline the acquisition process and cut the time it takes to award contracts, Federal News Radio reported Monday. DHS awarded contracts to Deloitte and IBM through PIL’s implementation of a self-certification method based on technical assessment …

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IBM Vet Lindsay-Rae McIntyre Named Microsoft Chief Diversity Officer

Lindsay-Rae McIntyre, a more than two-decade veteran of IBM, has joined Microsoft as chief diversity officer. McIntyre will lead Microsoft’s cross-company efforts to promote cultural diversity in the workplace and establish partnerships with external organizations to help drive inclusion and diversity in the technology field, Microsoft said Sunday. She will perform her new duties at Microsoft’s …

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IBM Vet Sanjay Brahmawar to Join Software AG as CEO

Sanjay Brahmawar, a 14-year IBM veteran, has been appointed by Software AG‘s supervisory board to serve as CEO of the enterprise software vendor effective Aug. 1. Software AG said Wednesday he will succeed Karl-Heinz Streibich, who is due to retire from the company after 14 years at the helm. Brahmawar currently serves as …

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IBM to Deliver Neuromorphic Supercomputer to Air Force Research Lab

The U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory expects to receive a neuromorphic supercomputer system from IBM in the summer to support the lab’s deep neural-network learning and information discovery tasks, Signal Magazine reported Monday. The machine will feature IBM’s TrueNorth Neurosynaptic System along with an end-to-end software ecosystem, pattern recognition and sensory processing tools. AFRL …

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Executive Spotlight: Interview with Ray Spicer, Director of Defense and Intelligence for IBM U.S. Federal

Artificial intelligence has seen a massive uptake in the past decade, as major tech companies and up-and-coming start-ups plant their roots in AI-related disciplines like machine learning, natural language processing, image recognition and neural networks. As of 2018, the seeds of innovation are blossoming as human interest in the nonhuman …

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IBM Forms Network With 12 Firms, Universities to Advance Quantum Computing

IBM has partnered with companies, universities and national research laboratories to study quantum computing and identify its potential applications for financial services, automotive, materials, chemical and electronic industries. The New York-based company said Thursday it will collaborate with JPMorgan Chase, Samsung, Daimler, JSR, Barclays, Honda, Nagase and Hitachi Metals through the …

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