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Federated Wireless Names US Partners in DOD Private 5G Deployment Effort; Sal D’Itri Quoted

Sal DItri VP and Federal Unit GM Federated Wireless

Federated Wireless has partnered with Amazon Web Services, Cisco, Perspecta Labs, Vectrus, JMA and Capstone Partners to deploy a Citizens Broadband Radio Service-enabled private 5G wireless network for the Department of Defense. The prototype deployment is part of a multiyear initiative that seeks to modernize Marine Corps Logistics Command’s warehouse operations in Albany, Georgia, through the creation of a reference design for a 5G smart warehouse.

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Carahsoft President Craig Abod Receives Seventh Wash100 Award

Craig Abod, president of Carahsoft Technology, has won his seventh consecutive Wash100 Award in 2021 for leading company growth, driving cloud solutions and expanding information technology (IT) capabilities through valuable partnerships. “Craig has a formula that works and is a measurement fanatic. Abod follows the old saw, ‘what gets measured gets done," said Jim Garrettson, CEO of Executive Mosaic and founder of the Wash100 Award. 

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Iridium CEO Matt Desch Named to 2021 Wash100 for Satellite IoT and Maritime Communications Service Leadership

Matt Desch CEO Iridium

Executive Mosaic is pleased to introduce Matt Desch, CEO of Iridium Communications, as an inductee into the 2021 edition of the Wash100, for stewarding the company through the launch of its broadband service upgrade, satellite cloud-based offering for internet of things and maritime emergency response system. This marks Desch’s seventh consecutive Wash100 Award.

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AWS’ Teresa Carlson on Four Must-Have Conditions to Address Digital Skills Gap

Teresa Carlson VP Amazon Web Services

Teresa Carlson, vice president of the worldwide public sector and industries at Amazon Web Services and a six-time Wash100 awardee, wrote in an article published Wednesday on the World Economic Forum website that the COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated technology adoption and organizations seeking to benefit from technologies should “support the development of a workforce with digital skills.” She said there are four “must-have conditions” to help meet the need around skills development and build a future-ready workforce and one is equal access to skills training and education.

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