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Curt Kolcun: Forbes-Microsoft Cloud Report Looks at ‘Real-World’ Gov’t Adoption Stories

A new report from Forbes Insights and Microsoft predicts a surge in the adoption of cloud-based technologies among government agencies driven by scalability and potential cost savings. Forbes said Thursday the report titled From Promise to Reality: How Local, State and Federal Government Agencies Achieve Results in the Cloud shows familiarity with …

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Microsoft Execs: Continuous Detection, Uniform Standards Key in Federal Cyber Defense Efforts

Many enterprise organizations will shift to a posture that sees them operate under the assumption that they have already suffered a computer security breach and cloud computing will be a factor in that approach, two cybersecurity executives from Microsoft have told ExecutiveBiz. Scott Price, general manager of the software giant’s …

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Michael Donlan: California DOJ OKs Microsoft Azure Gov’t for FBI Criminal Records Access

Microsoft‘s government cloud offering is now available to law enforcement agencies in California after the state’s justice department established Microsoft Azure Government‘s compliance with federal data security and privacy regulations. Michael Donlan, vice president of Microsoft’s U.S. state and local government business, said Wednesday on the company website that compliance covers standards …

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Smartvue to Use Microsoft Azure Government for Cloud Video Surveillance Services

Smartvue will deploy Microsoft‘s Azure Government platform to support cloud-based video surveillance services for government and military agencies in the U.S. The companies will combine cloud and video surveillance technology to provide agencies with scalability and data storage functions designed to secure sensitive data, Smartvue said Monday. “Smartvue is the first U.S. …

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Microsoft to Help NASA Scientists Work on Mars with Virtual Tech; Dave Lavery Comments

Microsoft has partnered with NASA to develop a software technology for scientists to work on Mars in a virtual environment. Scientists will work to conduct science operations on Mars along with the Curiosity rover with Microsoft’s HoloLens wearable technology that runs the OnSight software, NASA said Wednesday. “OnSight gives our rover scientists …

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Intergraph to Deploy Law Enforcement Tech on Microsoft Azure Gov’t Cloud; David McDonald Comments

Intergraph will deploy its inPURSUIT WebRMS law enforcement records management system in Microsoft’s cloud-based Azure Government platform. The inPURSUIT offering is designed to help public safety agencies manage data, submit reports, solve cases and secure evidence, Integraph said Monday David McDonald, VP and general manager of U.S. public safety at Intergraph, said …

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Vince Menzione: SADA Systems to Offer Microsoft Cloud Support Services in Govt Market

Microsoft has partnered with SADA Systems to provide technology consulting and implementation services to government customers of Microsoft’s cloud computing platforms. SADA Systems showcased its offerings for the public sector during the Microsoft One Government Cloud Summit in Washington, SADA Systems said Thursday. “We’re happy to join forces with partners …

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Executive Profile: Scott Price, Microsoft Nat’l Security Group GM

Scott Price is the general manager of Microsoft‘s national security group and is in charge of the company’s productivity and collaboration offerings to federal clients such as the departments of Homeland Security, Energy and Justice. He previously worked at General Dynamics‘ information technology business as vice president and general manager of that unit’s homeland security solutions …

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Satya Nadella: Accenture-Microsoft Team Aims to Help Foster ‘Mobile, Cloud-First’ World

Accenture and Microsoft have teamed to co-fund and co-engineer hybrid cloud functions with the Accenture Hybrid Cloud Solution for Microsoft Azure platform with support from their joint venture Avanade. “With new demands being placed on IT departments every day, enterprises need to smartly connect their infrastructure, software applications, data and operations capabilities in …

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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 all GSA criteria” and been available under the procurement vehicle since Nov. 3. Microsoft announced that it has also approved …

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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 said Thursday that the authority to operate certifies Microsoft to provide HHS cloud-based email and enterprise collaboration services such as Exchange Online …

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