Dan Ives, a technology and media analyst at investment firm Wedbush Securities, said an increase in federal spending on cybersecurity platforms amid recent cyberattacks and a new executive order to strengthen the U.S. government’s cyber defenses could lead to an increase in mergers and acquisitions in the cybersecurity space, the Washington Business Journal reported Friday. […] More
Adam Selipsky, former president and CEO of Tableau Software, is set to succeed Andy Jassy as CEO of Amazon Web Services in May and will return to AWS as analysts predict further growth for the company driven by a potential increase in federal spending on cloud contracts, the Washington Business Journal reported Tuesday. “I believe that AWS will increase its footprint by 25% to 30% over the next 12 to 18 months, given the federal opportunities,“ said Dan Ives, a technology, internet and media analyst at investment firm Wedbush Securities. “We believe that this is a golden age within federal cloud."