Tag Archives: data center

Bernie Guerry: General Dynamics IT Consolidates Facilities, Adopts New Operating Model Since CSRA Purchase

Bernie Guerry, chief operating officer of General Dynamics’ information technology business, said GDIT has consolidated over 50 facilities as well as data centers since the parent company closed its approximately $9.7B purchase of CSRA in April 2018, Inside Defense reported Friday. GDIT implemented a centralized operating framework for contracts, security, finance, human resources and other functions to "take advantage of scale and be able to move resources, scale resources when and where needed," he told reporters Thursday.

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Dell EMC, GSA Reach Governmentwide Procurement Deal for Virtual Computing Environment Platforms

The General Services Administration and Dell EMC have reached a governmentwide enterprise agreement to facilitate the procurement of the company’s virtual computing environment platforms to help federal agencies advance data center modernization. The agreement allows federal, local, state and tribal government agencies to place an order for Dell EMC’s VxRail products at tiered discounts through Carahsoft Technology’s spot on GSA’s IT Schedule 70 contract, the agency said Thursday.

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Federal Acquisition Service Solicits Comments on DEOS Cloud Computing Project

The General Services Administration‘s Federal Acquisition Service seeks industry feedback on a potential $8B cloud computing project that aims to unify networks and data centers across the Defense Department. The request for information solicits public comment on enterprise hardware, software licenses, and deployment and sustainment services covered in the first …

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Red Hat, NVIDIA Team Up to Support AI, Deep Learning Workloads; SAIC’s Charles Onstott Quoted

Red Hat and NVIDIA have agreed to advance the use of open-source platforms to support artificial intelligence, data science and deep learning workloads in enterprise data centers. Red Hat said Tuesday it secured certification to deploy its Enterprise Linux operating system and Kubernetes platform on NVIDIA DGX-1 hardware systems through the …

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Federal Execs Expect IT Spending to Move Toward Gov’t Community Clouds in Two Years; IBM’s Andras Szakal Quoted

A new study underwritten by IBM has found that three in four information technology executives at federal agencies expect IT investment shifts in the next two years, FedScoop reported Monday. The survey found that 26 percent of agency program management and IT executives expect their agencies to spend on government-only …

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DoD Seeks Industry Questions About Revised JEDI Cloud RFP

The Defense Department has launched a second round of comment period for industry to submit questions about DoD’s revised request for proposals for the Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure cloud procurement program, Nextgov reported Friday. A FedBizOpps notice posted Thursday says cloud service providers should send their questions about the amended …

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Unisys Secures $242M Virginia IT Support Contract

Unisys has received a potential six-year, $242.4M contract to provide storage, server and data center services to the Virginia Information Technologies Agency. VITA said Wednesday it selected the company after the agency and experts from the state’s executive branch units conducted in-depth studies and evaluations of proposals for the project. …

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