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  • Microsoft, Mastercard Form Digital ID Security Partnership - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Microsoft, Mastercard Form Digital ID Security Partnership

    Microsoft and credit card company Mastercard have partnered to help consumers secure their digital identities when they interact with service providers, businesses and the online community. Mastercard said Monday it expects the joint initiative to serve as the foundation for multiple services powered by Microsoft’s Azure platform and developed with government and industry partners. Both companies will […] More

  • Intel, Microsoft, Cray Enter Cloud Supercomputing Partnership - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Intel, Microsoft, Cray Enter Cloud Supercomputing Partnership

    Cray has partnered with Intel and Microsoft to help customers manage workloads on a high-performance computing system hosted in a cloud environment. The partnership will allow clients to leverage Cray’s Sentinel supercomputer alongside a suite of Azure cloud services and tools such as those designed for artificial intelligence, machine learning, storage, archiving, remote visualization and internet-of-things applications, the company said Tuesday. […] More

  • Interior Dept. Issues FedRAMP ATO to Esri's Cloud-Based Spatial Analytics Platform - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Interior Dept. Issues FedRAMP ATO to Esri’s Cloud-Based Spatial Analytics Platform

    Esri has received authority-to-operate certification from the Interior Department to provide cloud-based spatial analytics support to U.S. federal clients. The company said Monday its ArcGIS Online service offering obtained ATO under the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program for availability on the FedRAMP Marketplace and deployment in Amazon Web Services‘ and Microsoft‘s cloud environments. Jack Dangermond, founder and president of Esri, said […] More

  • BGov: Planned GitHub Acquisition to Build on Microsoft's Federal Cloud Market Posture - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    BGov: Planned GitHub Acquisition to Build on Microsoft’s Federal Cloud Market Posture

    Microsoft‘s plan to acquire software development platform GitHub for $7.5 billion in stock by the end of 2018 could position the former as a key provider of federal cloud computing services due to the latter’s deals with government agencies. Laura Criste, a federal market analyst with Bloomberg Government, wrote in an analysis published Friday that […] More

  • Red Hat“™s David Egts: Containers Work Well With DevOps, Agile Processes - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Red Hat“™s David Egts: Containers Work Well With DevOps, Agile Processes

    David Egts, chief technologist for Red Hat“™s North American public sector, has said information technology departments seeking to increase efficiency can combine containers with agile development and DevOps processes, GCN reported Tuesday. “You can have your developers working very, very quickly on focusing solely on the application, and by using DevOps and agile principles on […] More

  • L3, Microsoft Enter Azure Cloud Computing Agreement; Christopher Kubasik Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    L3, Microsoft Enter Azure Cloud Computing Agreement; Christopher Kubasik Comments

    L3 Technologies and Microsoft have signed a five-year strategic collaboration agreement that lets L3 use the Azure Government cloud platform to optimize its information technology processes worldwide. L3 said Tuesday it will implement the technology in an effort to address the defense company’s computing, storage power, compliance and security requirements. Microsoft designed its cloud system for U.S. government customers […] More

  • Microsoft Receives Air Force, ICE FedRAMP Authorizations for Azure Govt Cloud - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Microsoft Receives Air Force, ICE FedRAMP Authorizations for Azure Govt Cloud

    Microsoft has obtained separate Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program certifications from the U.S. Air Force and the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement for the company’s Azure Government cloud platform. Tom Keane, a general manager at Microsoft, wrote in a blog entry posted Jan. 24 that the Air Force gave Azure Government the Defense Department‘s Impact Level 4 ATO […] More

  • Cubic to Develop Mobile App for LA County's Contactless Fare Payment System - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Cubic to Develop Mobile App for LA County’s Contactless Fare Payment System

    A business unit of Cubic has received a contract of an undisclosed value to develop an integrated mobile application for commuters who use the the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s contactless fare payment system. Cubic Transportation Systems will build the application to help TAP card users manage their account balances, load value or passes and […] More

  • ViON to Support DISA Transition to Azure Govt Cloud - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    ViON to Support DISA Transition to Azure Govt Cloud

    ViON has received a three-year, $1.4 million contract from the Defense Information Systems Agency to support the agency’s transition to Microsoft‘s Azure government cloud. Herndon, Virginia-based ViON said Thursday it will deliver a capacity as-a-service platform; manage the Joint Interoperability Test Command’s public cloud migration; and test hardware in a secure environment under the contract. DISA issued the award through NASA’s Solutions […] More

  • Farm Credit Administration Taps Xgility for System Devt Support - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Farm Credit Administration Taps Xgility for System Devt Support

    Information technology provider Xgility has received a task order from the Farm Credit Administration to perform systems development support. Xgility said Tuesday the order was issued through the General Services Administration‘s IT Schedule 70 contract vehicle. The Ashburn, Viginia-based company offers collaboration technologies and on-premise, hybrid and cloud-based IT services to government and commercial clients. Xgility has provided Microsoft services such as […] More

  • Cubic to Help Migrate Atlanta's Fare Collection System to Cloud - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Cubic to Help Migrate Atlanta’s Fare Collection System to Cloud

    A Cubic business unit has received a potential $6.5 million contract to help the  Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority implement a cloud-based back office system to process transit fare payments. Cubic Transportation Systems partnered with Microsoft to migrate the city of Atlanta’s Breeze Card automated fare collection system to the Azure cloud platform,  Cubic said Tuesday. CTS will also leverage the NextFare central […] More

  • Logicalis US to Help Migrate Client Workloads to Microsoft Azure Cloud - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Logicalis US to Help Migrate Client Workloads to Microsoft Azure Cloud

    Logicalis US has expanded its cloud-first infrastructure-as-a-service capacities to help enterprise clients migrate workloads to the Microsoft Azure cloud. Microsoft asked partners such as Logicalis to guide customers on the development of strategic roadmaps to the cloud and assist information technology professionals on the acquisition of relevant hardware and software that can help meet business […] More

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