Tag Archives: Amazon Web Services

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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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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Verizon Federal VP Jennifer Chronis Receives First Wash100 Award for Advancing Digital Tech Modernization, Driving Company Revenue & Expansion

Jennifer Chronis Federal VP Verizon

Jennifer Chronis, federal vice president of Verizon, has received her first Wash100 Award for driving technology offerings, expanding revenue and partnering with industry leaders to drive digital transformation across the government contracting (GovCon) sector. Executive Mosaic congratulates Verizon Federal and Jennifer Chronis on receiving her first Wash100 Award in 2021. 

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