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  • Curt Kolcun: Microsoft Seeks to Facilitate Govt Cloud Adoption Through New Services, Programs - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Curt Kolcun: Microsoft Seeks to Facilitate Govt Cloud Adoption Through New Services, Programs

    Microsoft has introduced new programs and services that seek to help government agencies adopt cloud platforms. Curt Kolcun, vice president of the U.S. public sector at Microsoft, wrote in an article published Tuesday that the company has made the Azure Government Marketplace and the Operations Management Suite portal available to Azure Government cloud users. The OMS portal works […] More

  • Microsoft-Taser Team Launches Cloud Platform for Digital Evidence Mgmt; Curt Kolcun Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Microsoft-Taser Team Launches Cloud Platform for Digital Evidence Mgmt; Curt Kolcun Comments

    Microsoft has teamed up with Taser International to develop and deploy a cloud platform that will work to help law enforcement officials collect and manage digital evidence. Microsoft said Monday it will integrate its Azure cloud computing platform and Windows 10 devices with Taser“™s Axon suite of body cameras and Evidence.com offering that works to […] More

  • NVTC Unveils FY 2015-2016 Board Roster - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    NVTC Unveils FY 2015-2016 Board Roster

    The Northern Virginia Technology Council has announced the roster of its board of directors for the trade association’s 2015-16 fiscal year. NVTC also announced Tuesday the election of 27 new and returning board members, and 16 three-year-term members to the board. Officers of the board of directors include: Chair: Todd Stottlemyer, CEO of Inova Center for […] More

  • Curt Kolcun: Forbes-Microsoft Cloud Report Looks at 'Real-World' Gov't Adoption Stories - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Curt Kolcun: Forbes-Microsoft Cloud Report Looks at ‘Real-World’ Gov’t Adoption Stories

    A new report from Forbes Insights and Microsoft predicts a surge in the adoption of cloud-based technologies among government agencies driven by scalability and potential cost savings. Forbes said Thursday the report titled From Promise to Reality: How Local, State and Federal Government Agencies Achieve Results in the Cloud shows familiarity with the technology, accreditation and the […] More

  • Executive Profile: Curt Kolcun, Microsoft US Public Sector VP - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Executive Profile: Curt Kolcun, Microsoft US Public Sector VP

    Curt Kolcun serves as vice president of Microsoft“™s U.S. public sector business vertical, a position he started in the summer of 2008 after five years as head of the software maker’s U.S. federal business. In this role, Kolcun is responsible for sales, contracting, citizenship and marketing efforts for the company“™s U.S. government, education and public sector healthcare markets. Executive […] More

  • Microsoft Helping Local Govt, Universities Move to Office 365 Cloud; Curt Kolcun Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Microsoft Helping Local Govt, Universities Move to Office 365 Cloud; Curt Kolcun Comments

    Microsoft has announced that eight universities and local governments are making the move to its Office 365 cloud platform, according to a GCN article. Curt Kolcun, vice president of U.S. public sector at Microsoft, said the new sign-ups reflect the requirements of budget-conscious government and education organizations who see savings in the cloud that don’t compromise […] More

  • VA Official Gould Battles against Veteran Unemployment - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    VA Official Gould Battles against Veteran Unemployment

    This past year, W. Scott Gould has taken his new post as deputy secretary of the Department of Veteran Affairs in stride. Luckily, Gould has ample experience to prepare him for this position. He is a U.S. Navy veteran and served as co-chair of the National Veterans Policy Team, Obama for America, and the Veterans […] More

  • Microsoft's Curt Kolcun on Teaming Up with USO to Take Troops Out to the Ballgame - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Microsoft’s Curt Kolcun on Teaming Up with USO to Take Troops Out to the Ballgame

    Two hundred wounded soldiers, active duty military and family members were honored at Sunday’s Washington Nationals game against the San Francisco Giants. The celebration was part of USO of Metropolitan Washington and Microsoft“™s 4th Annual Salute to the Troops. Curt Kolcun, Microsoft“™s vice president of U.S. Public Sector, and Elaine Rogers, USO-Metro president, were happy […] More

  • Microsoft Hosting "CIO Summit" in WA - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Microsoft Hosting “CIO Summit” in WA

    Microsoft is hosting a “CIO Summit” at their conference center in Redmond, WA, attended by more than 300 CIOs from the fields of government and education.  Also attending are Microsoft executives and other members from partner organizations. The event gives Microsoft and its partners the chance to discuss and showcase new technologies and preview upcoming […] More

  • Aneesh Chopra named Federal CTO - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Aneesh Chopra named Federal CTO

    Aneesh Chopra has been named the nation’s first chief technology officer. The news was announced Saturday during President Obama’s weekly address. As federal CTO, Chopra will work alongside Jeffrey Zients, the new chief performance officer, and Federal CIO Vivek Kundra, who’s responsible for setting technology policy across the government. Since he entered public life in […] More

  • They're in! Top GovCon predictions for 2009 - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    They’re in! Top GovCon predictions for 2009

    We all know that 2009 will be shaped by significant events “” a new administration, the pending drawdown of the Iraq war, and of course the economy. But how will it all play out, and how will it affect the federal marketplace? For the top 2009 predictions, we went straight to some of the area“™s […] More

  • Microsoft Has a New V.P. - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Microsoft Has a New V.P.

    A solid congratulations is in order to Curt Kolcun for his recent promotion to Vice President of Public Sector at Microsoft Corp. In this position, Curt“™s responsibility will be overseeing federal, state, and local business, and all education markets. Kolcun was the former Vice President of the Federal Division where he directed sales, contracting, pre-sales […] More

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