Tag Archives: AWS

Boeing’s Venture Capital Arm Invests in Agylstor Storage Platform

Boeing‘s HorizonX Ventures organization has invested in Agylstor through a Series A funding round to help the latter company further develop a ruggedized computing platform designed to store, process and secure data. Agylstor said Wednesday its technology supports storage and transfer of information for infrastructure mapping, geoscience and aerospace applications such …

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AWS Certifies Government Cloud Competency of Partner Network Member StackArmor

Amazon Web Services‘ has conferred its Government Competency status on stackArmor for services and applications for federal customers on AWS. StackArmor, an AWS Partner Network member, said Tuesday it provides AWS-certified services to help government clients migrate and manage business and web applications on cloud architectures. The Washington, D.C.-based company …

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Telos Launches Platform Template for Automated FedRAMP Compliance

Telos has developed a template designed to automate processes for compliance with the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program. The company said Tuesday the template issued through its Xacta 360 platform will cover FedRAMP required documentation that includes project registration, assessment, authorization and monitoring. The template is based on authorization …

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AWS Certifies ECS Machine Learning Services

Fairfax, Va.-based information technology firm ECS has obtained Amazon Web Services‘ machine learning competency designation. ECS said Thursday its consulting practice will offer ML services to government and commercial organizations through the company’s Cloud Center of Excellence. John Sankovich, vice president of cloud solutions at ECS, said the company aims to help clients address mission …

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SpaceNet Team Gets USGIF Award for GEOINT Efforts; Radiant Solutions’ Tony Frazier Comments

The SpaceNet team has received the U.S. Geospatial Intelligence Foundation’s Industry Achievement Award in recognition of its efforts to adopt GEOINT technologies and services. Maxar Technologies’ Radiant Solutions business teamed up with CosmiQ Works and NVIDIA to launch the SpaceNet open innovation project in August 2016, the companies said Tuesday. …

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Commvault Expands Data Protection Support for Government Clients Through AWS Marketplace

Commvault has expanded its cloud-based data protection technology offerings to the government sector via an Amazon Web Services online store. The AWS Marketplace now offers the Commvault Data Platform designed to help U.S. federal agencies, system integrators and contractors protect sensitive data in the cloud, Commvault said Thursday. Craig McCullough, area vice president of U.S. federal sales at …

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DoD Issues Final Draft Cloud Procurement Solicitation

The Defense Department has issued the second draft solicitation for the Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure Cloud procurement program, Nextgov reported Monday. A FedBizOpps notice posted Monday says the final draft request for proposals covers responses to at least 1,000 industry and government questions submitted in March after DoD released the initial draft solicitation …

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AWS Completes Independent Cloud Security Assessment for Australian Government’s ‘Protected’ Data

Amazon Web Services has concluded an independent evaluation that would allow Australian government agencies to perform self-accreditation to host data at the protected level on the AWS cloud platform within the Sydney region, CRN reported Thursday. The completion of the Information Security Registered Assessors Program assessment comes as AWS continues …

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Raytheon Uses AWS Government Cloud to Meet Security Requirements

Raytheon is using Amazon Web Services‘ government cloud platform to meet the security needs of the former’s national defense customers. AWS said Thursday Raytheon has worked to speed up tests of information technology systems through the AWS GovCloud (US) offering. GovCloud (US) is compliant with the Defense Department‘s cloud security information impact levels …

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