Tag Archives: data center

Fulcrum Receives FHFA Data Center Services Contract; Jeff Handy Comments

Fulcrum has secured a 10-year, $11.6 million contract to provide data center services to the Federal Housing Finance Agency. The contract was awarded through the General Services Administration‘s Alliant government wide acquisition contract and covers support for FHFA’s IT operations in Virginia, with an option for data center support to the agency’s …

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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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VMWare Gets Common Criteria Certification for Network Virtualization Platform

VMware has earned Common Criteria Evaluation Assurance Level 2+ certification for a technology platform that works to help organizations monitor and manage computer networks. The certification shows that VMware’s NSX network virtualization platform complies with government security standards for deployment, the company said Monday. NSX is designed to help customers from the government …

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Carahsoft, CloudPassage Partner to Offer Workload Security Platform in Public Sector

CloudPassage has partnered with Carahsoft to offer on-demand server and workload security service to the public sector through the latter’s positions on the General Services Administration Schedule 70 and NASA Solutions for Enterprise-Wide Procurement contract vehicles. Carahsoft said Tuesday that it will act as master government aggregator of CloudPassage’s  Halo platform in an effort to help …

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Cameron Chehreh: Converged Tech to Drive Dell EMC’s Investment Strategy

Cameron Chehreh, chief technology officer at Dell EMC‘s federal business, has said converged and hyper-converged technologies will become “great focal areas” for Dell EMC, FedScoop reported Wednesday. Chehreh told the publication that software-defined networking is another information technology development that will drive Dell EMC’s investment strategy. “The last piece for us …

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DISA Updates VMware vSphere STIG to Add Software-Defined Storage Platform; Bill Rowan Comments

The Defense Information Systems Agency has updated its Security Technical Implementation Guide for VMware’s vSphere offering to include the company’s hyper-converged infrastructure platform. DISA’s upgraded STIG seeks to offer cybersecurity policies and guide agencies on how to install the VMware vSAN HCI system in Defense Department-run networks in compliance with the department’s …

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NGD Systems to Develop In-Storage Data Processing Tech Under NSF Grant

NGD Systems has secured a Small Business Innovation Research Phase II grant from the National Science Foundation to develop and commercialize technology that will work to integrate data processing capacity into storage devices. The company said Wednesday it aims to eliminate the need to move data to main memory before processing with an in-situ processing technology. …

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