Tag Archives: cloud migration

ViON, Kaminario Partner on Flash Storage Offering for Federal Agencies

Information technology company ViON and all-flash storage provider Kaminario have forged a partnership to offer flash storage to federal agencies. ViON said Wednesday it will implement the Kaminario K2 all-flash storage array with an as-a-service model to support agencies’ cloud migration efforts. The joint offering is designed to support agencies’ IT modernization projects and …

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VMWare’s Bill Rowan: Cloud Migration Projects to Drive Govt IT Automation

Bill Rowan, vice president of federal sales at VMware, has said government agencies’ cloud migration efforts and use of technologies such as software-defined networking could lead to increased automation, Federal News Radio reported Friday. Rowan, an inductee into Executive Mosaic‘s Wash100 for 2017, told Jason Miller in an interview that automation can help agencies isolate malware during …

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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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DLT Solutions Gets Amazon Web Services Government Competency Certification

DLT Solutions has earned Amazon Web Services‘ Government Competency certification for DLT’s work to support government customer readiness for cloud migration. DLT said Tuesday it will build on its earlier certification as an AWS Managed Service Provider to help customers establish their “cloud readiness factor” and provide them support for AWS cloud services. AWS Government Competency …

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SAIC Releases Cloud Migration Methodology for IT Applications & Systems; Charles Onstott Comments

Science Applications International Corp. has unveiled a new five-phase multi-tiered methodology intended to help government agencies migrate and transform information technology applications and systems into a cloud computing environment. SAIC said Thursday the Cloud Migration Edge system uses specialized tools, processes and practices to guide cloud migration life cycles through the implementation …

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CSRA-Racemi Alliance to Offer Cloud Migration Services in Public Sector; Peter O’Donoghue Comments

CSRA and Racemi have extended their partnership to jointly market a suite of bundled services intended to help government customers transition to Amazon Web Services‘ cloud computing platform or isolated GovCloud region. The companies’ three-phased cloud migration offering covers discovery and design, target preparation and assisted server migration services, CSRA said Monday. “Today’s [chief information officers] adopt cloud …

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Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Seeks Feedback on Technical Requirements of Cloud Migration

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has requested information on potential industry sources of cloud-based technology platforms as CFPB plans to migrate its data workloads to the cloud in fiscal year 2017. In a FedBizOpps sources sought notice posted Tuesday, CFPB asked interested vendors to provide feedback on the cost, timeline and technical requirements of …

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NJVC Gets CMMI Level 2 Appraisal for Software Development

Chantilly, Virginia-based information technology services provider NJVC has received Capability Maturity Model Integration level 2 rating from the CMMI Institute for the company’s approach to software development project management. The CMMI level 2 appraisal suggests that NJVC’s software services business executes projects in accordance with  policy, employs skilled professionals to produce outputs and works to monitor, review and …

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QTS to Showcase Gov’t-Focused Cloud, Managed IT Services Portfolio

QTS Realty Trust has announced it will hold a networking reception in Vienna, Virginia, to present the company’s expanded portfolio of managed information technology hosting, data center and cloud migration service offerings designed for federal agencies. The event for QTS channel partners, technology providers and clients will take place at the Tower Club on …

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Unisys, Interior Dept Complete Financial Mgmt System Cloud Migration; Casey Coleman Comments

Unisys has completed work to help migrate the Interior Department‘s Financial and Business Management System to a cloud computing environment as part of a $44 million task order awarded under the Foundation Cloud Hosting Services contract. The company said Tuesday it provided infrastructure-as-a-service technology that includes partner Virtustream‘s SAP in the Cloud hosting services …

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Carahsoft: FedRAMP Helps Level the Playing Field for Cloud IT Firms

Carahsoft has observed that businesses certified under the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program are able to compete on a “level playing field” to offer cloud-based information technology products and services to government agencies. The company said in a blog article published Friday it estimates the number of FedRAMP-compliant providers grew about 41 percent from …

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Deloitte’s Ranjit Bawa: Look at Compatibility Before Business Migration to Cloud

Deloitte reports that IT leaders increasingly utilize cloud strategies to address business challenges as well as build toward a next-generation IT operating model. The company said Monday companies should develop a plan that considers the cloud compatibility of IT-supported business functions before migrating to cloud. Ranjit Bawa, a principal for the technology strategy …

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