Tag Archives: Data Center Optimization Initiative

Federal CIO Suzette Kent Inducted Into 2019 Wash100 for Driving Government Cybersecurity and IT Modernization

Executive Mosaic is pleased to announce Federal Chief Information Officer Suzette Kent as an inductee into the 2019 edition of the Wash100 — Executive Mosaic’s annual selection of the most influential voices in the government contracting arena — for her vision and continuing efforts to modernize cybersecurity and information technology in federal agencies.

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Dell EMC Federal’s Steve Harris on Emerging Tech Trends, IT Modernization

Steve Harris, senior vice president and general manager of Dell EMC’s federal business, told MeriTalk in an interview published Monday that artificial intelligence, internet of things and software-defined infrastructure are some of the emerging trends he sees in the federal information technology market. Harris discussed the importance of IT infrastructure modernization amid the presence of such tech capabilities.
 

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Dell EMC Federal’s Cameron Chehreh: Virtualization, Transparency Key to Data Center Optimization

Prioritizing virtualization, data portability and transparency in server utilization can help federal agencies meet the requirements of the White House’s data center consolidation initiative, Cameron Chehreh, chief technology officer and vice president of presales engineering at Dell EMC's federal business, wrote in an opinion piece for Nextgov published Thursday.

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Nlyte Software Gets FedRAMP Certification for Machine Learning Tool

Nlyte Software has received a Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program certification for its cognitive data center infrastructure management platform. Nlyte Machine Learning leverages the artificial intelligence capabilities of the IBM Watson IoT platform to help agencies meet the federal government’s security requirements and comply with the Data Center Optimization Initiative, …

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Iron Mountain Adds Data Center Colocation Services to GSA Schedule; Michael Lewis Quoted

Iron Mountain has included data center colocation and network services on the company’s Schedule 36 contract with the General Services Administration. The additional services are listed under the 51-600 special item number for electronic records management offerings and meant to support government digital transformation efforts, Iron Mountain said Thursday. Michael Lewis, …

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Dell EMC’s Cameron Chehreh: MGT Act, White House IT Modernization Report to Incite AI, Cloud Adoption

Cameron Chehreh, chief technology officer of Dell EMC’s federal business, has said he expects federal agencies to advance experimentation with cloud migration and information technology upgrades driven by the passage of the Modernizing Government Technology Act and the release of the White House’s IT modernization report, FedTech Magazine reported Tuesday. Chehreh said …

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GSA Adds Nutanix Hyperconverged Cloud Platforms to Carahsoft’s IT Schedule 70 Contract

The General Services Administration-led Enterprise Software Category Team has selected Nutanix and Carahsoft to offer hyperconverged cloud infrastructure platforms to government agencies via GSA’s IT Schedule 70 contract vehicle. Nutanix can use Carahsoft’s position under IT Schedule 70 to deliver 10 HCI products designed to help agencies simplify their data centers and modernize their information …

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IMC Adds CyrusOne Data Center, Cloud Services on GSA Schedule Contract

Innovative Management Concepts has begun to offer CyrusOne‘s data center hosting and cloud management services to government agencies via the General Services Administration‘s Schedule contract vehicle. CyrusOne said Wednesday IMC will also take space in the former’s Sterling, Virginia-based data center facility under the strategic partnership. The two companies aim to help government …

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Dell EMC’s Steve Harris Foresees ‘Integrated Hybrid Cloud’ as Federal Spending Priority Area

Steve Harris, vice president and general manager of Dell EMC‘s federal business, has told MeriTalk in an interview published Wednesday he forecasts that agencies will prioritize investments in integrated hybrid cloud platforms in the next three years as part of information technology modernization efforts. Harris, an inductee into Executive Mosaic‘s Wash100 for 2017, said he believes …

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