Tag Archives: Cloud

Red Hat Partnering With Current Hadoop Distributors; Greg Kleiman Comments

Red Hat‘s big data strategy involves partnerships with existing Hadoop distributors and not developing its own commercial Hadoop distribution, The Register reports. Greg Kleiman, business strategy director for storage, told The Register the company previously considered developing its own Hadoop distribution. Kleiman also said the company will see what happens …

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Dell to Provide Japanese University with Cloud Storage System; Alan Atkinson Comments

Dell has been chosen by the Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology to replace two large-scale storage systems with three-petabyte compellent arrays to improve the University’s cloud storage environment and inspire world-class research from its learning community. According to a company statement, the large-capacity compellent arrays provide cloud storage and support …

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CGI Receives FedRAMP Cloud Services Approval; Donna Ryan Comments

  CGI Federal has received approval from a board comprised of federal chief information officers to provide cloud computing services to U.S. agencies under a governmentwide compliance program. The Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program seeks to help agencies adopt new cloud technology by standardizing the approach to security assessment, authorization …

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IBM Adds California Firm's Software Arm To Business Analytics Portfolio; Leslie Rechan Comments

IBM is acquiring California-based Star Analytics Inc.'s software arm for an undisclosed amount as part of IBM’s strategy to broaden its business analytics portfolio. The transaction is scheduled to close by March once it passes customary closing conditions, IBM said Friday. Star Analytics' software portfolio aims to help enterprises synthesize …

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Autonomic Resources Unveils Federal Cloud Stack Portfolio; John Keese Comments

  Autonomic Resources will offer agencies private cloud stacks as part of the company’s cloud platform offering for U.S. government customers, the company announced Friday. The company’s ARC-P cloud provides U.S. agencies a government community infrastructure-as-a-service cloud offering, designed to provide agencies both managed and unmanaged virtual machines. “The ARC-P platform will …

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DOL Selects Cloud Email Vendor

InfoReliance has won a $50 million contract to move the Labor Department‘s email system to a cloud-based Microsoft email platform, Nextgov reports. InfoReliance will also provide the department with a web-based e-discovery record and other software-as-a-service tools, according to the report. For the project announced in August, InforReliance will combine …

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