Tag Archives: applications

Hughes Unveils Software-Based WAN Offering for Govt Customers

Hughes Network Systems has unveiled a software-defined wide area network offering designed to help public sector customers address cloud readiness, network flexibility and application availability challenges. The company said Monday it developed the Managed SD-WAN platform as part of its portfolio of HughesON managed network and digital media products. “With organizations continuing to adopt new cloud-based and rich …

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Rob Davies on ViON’s Industry Partnership Outlook & Cloud Acquisition Methods at Agencies

Rob Davies oversees areas such as cloud computing and professional services for ViON Corp. in his role as executive vice president of operations for the Herndon, Va.-based technology services contractor. Davies first joined ViON in May 2014 as a vice president after three years at CA Technologies, which he transitioned to …

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John Borghard on CA Technologies’ Rally Software Buy & Cloud Priorities at Agencies

John Borghard leads all public sector activities for global software company CA Technologies in the U.S. federal, state and local government markets along with those in Canada. Borghard has held the role of senior vice president for public sector sales since April 2013 and is responsible for CA’s push into technology areas such as cloud …

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CIO John Dancy on CSRA’s ‘Next-Gen’ Tech Partnerships & Post-CSC Spin Journey

CSRA‘s journey as an independent company since its late 2015 separation from Computer Sciences Corp. included many moves to position itself in the market as a primary partner for federal agencies and industry vendors seeking to offer new technologies in the government market. Of note, CSRA held a pair of Emerging Technology Day events …

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Riverbed Survey: Federal Employees Cite Application Latency Issues in Productivity Concerns

Riverbed Technology has released a new survey that found nearly all of the 335 federal employee respondents believe latency issues from bandwidth-intensive applications have negatively impacted agency productivity. Riverbed said Tuesday one in three respondents reported that it takes more than 24 hours for an agency to address application failures and crash, …

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Wayne Lewandowski on Vormetric’s Integration Into Thales, Bookings Growth & Data Encryption Trends at Agencies

Defense and industrial conglomerate Thales Group completed its estimated $424 million acquisition of data security technology maker Vormetric in March to add new product and service offerings into the Thales e-Security business portfolio. Based in Silicon Valley, Vormetric designed its platform to help enterprises and public sector agencies defend their …

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AINS to Offer USDA HR Applications Under $92M BPA

The Agriculture Department will purchase AINS-developed employee relations and labor relations applications under a five-year, $92 million blanket purchase agreement USDA uses to acquire non-core human resource tools for the agency’s National Finance Center systems. AINS said Tuesday the company will offer the eCase HR ER/LR applications to all federal government agencies under the agreement and …

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HPE Public Sector Center Client Hub Nabs CMMI Level 5 Appraisal

Hewlett Packard Enterprise‘s U.S. public sector “Center for Enabling Client Excellence” has received its fifth consecutive Capability Maturity Model Integration level 5 rating from the CMMI Institute, HPE reported Friday. Genevieve De Vera, HPE Enterprise Services U.S. public sector digital content marketing manager and social media lead, wrote maturity appraisal level five is the institute’s highest organizational …

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Riverbed Federal Lead Davis Johnson on Continuous Monitoring Trends & How Agencies Can Understand Their IT Assets

Davis Johnson joined application and network services provider Riverbed Technology in April 2015 as vice president of a U.S. public sector business that works with government agencies that want new tools to manage network performance in their enterprise. Founded in 2002, San Francisco-headquartered Riverbed is known in the technology sector as the …

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CSRA Lands EPA R&D, Simulation Services Recompete; Larry Prior Comments

CSRA has won a seven-year, $54 million contract to help create simulations for research initiatives at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency‘s research and development office. The EPA re-competed task orders held by CSRA’s predecessor companies for the Scientific Models, Applications, Visualization, Computational Science and Statistical Support contract to support research at multiple locations, CSRA said Wednesday. …

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CEO Alan Pellegrini: Thales USA to Target Digital Tech, Security Markets in 2016 With Silicon Valley Focus

The U.S.-based subsidiary of Thales Group will target its growth strategy for 2016 on technologies such as artificial intelligence and analytics tools with the view that decision-making processes at enterprises are increasingly “going digital,” Thales USA‘s chief executive said in a media briefing Monday. Alan Pellegrini told reporters at Thales USA’s headquarters in Arlington, …

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Google Apps for Work Clears FedRAMP Authorization Process

Amit Singh, president of Google for Work, has announced that Google will deliver what the search giant calls unlimited cloud storage to U.S. government agencies through the Google Apps for Work offering. Singh wrote in a blog entry posted Friday that the company has received authorization under FedRAMP — the Federal Risk and Authorization Management …

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