Tag Archives: cloud services

CenturyLink Secures Multistate Cooperative Contract to Offer Cloud Services

CenturyLink has received a 10-year contract to offer cloud and managed services to state and local government agencies that participate in the NASPO ValuePoint Cooperative Purchasing Organization. The company said Wednesday the NASPO ValuePoint Cloud Solutions Master Agreement is awarded to cloud service providers with offerings that meet security and data protection standards. Marty Leavengood, …

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Andras Szakal: IBM, Cloud Service Providers Adapt Offerings to Meet Client Demands

Andras Szakal, vice president and chief technology officer of IBM‘s U.S. federal business, has participated in a panel discussion that tackled how public sector organizations utilize and acquire cloud services, Sys-Con Media reported Wednesday. Dana Gardner writes Szakal discussed how cloud service providers have created purpose-built cloud environments for federal government entities …

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Acquia Obtains FedRAMP Approval Through AWS Vendor Package

Acquia has used Amazon Web Services‘ Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program vendor package to achieve a FedRAMP authority-to-operate designation and obtain permission to sell cloud computing services in the public sector. AWS said Monday Acquia’s cloud platforms were assessed at the moderate impact level through the sponsorship of the Treasury Department. Acquia achieved …

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Executive Mosaic’s Top CTO Executives in Government Contracting Award

Many government contracting executives and federal agency leaders have publicly stated that rapid changes in technology are putting pressure on both the public and private sectors to keep pace with new tools as they enter market. Both contractors and agencies are also seeking to stay conscious of how innovative products might disrupt …

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ActioNet to Extend NNSA On-Demand Cloud Infrastructure Services

ActioNet has received a task order modification to provide additional cloud infrastructure support services to the U.S. National Nuclear Security Administration on demand. NNSA said in a FedBizOpps notice published Thursday the modification expands ActioNet’s work under a five-year, $6.3 million infrastructure-as-a-service contract originally awarded in February 2013. The company …

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IBM Unveils OpenStack Gov’t Cloud Services Suite; Angel Diaz Comments

IBM has developed a new portfolio of OpenStack-based cloud computing offerings intended to help organizations connect on-premise and hosted information technology systems. The IBM Cloud OpenStack Services suite is available on the company’s online store and allows customers to implement applications through the Softlayer cloud infrastructure, IBM said Tuesday. “Today’s …

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Rick Black: Verizon Extends Health IT Cloud Services to 5 More Data Centers

Verizon has expanded its network of data centers that offer cloud information and infrastructure management services to the healthcare sector. The Healthcare Enabled Services portfolio includes enterprise cloud, managed hosting, colocation, intrusion detection and user-logs management, Verizon said Wednesday. These services are now available from Verizon’s facilities in Santa Clara, …

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Accenture Secures Spot on UK Govt Cloud Services Vehicle; Mark Lyons Comments

Accenture has been included in the U.K. government’s catalog listing of approved vendors for cloud and digital services. Through its spot on the G-Cloud 4 vehicle, Accenture will make its cloud portfolio available through the government-hosted Cloudstore platform and the Digital Services Framework, Accenture said Tuesday. “Through these two vehicles public …

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