Tag Archives: data center

Dell EMC’s Cameron Chehreh: Modernizing Govt Tech Act Seeks to Help Agencies Fund IT Upgrades

Cameron Chehreh, chief technology officer at Dell EMC’s federal business, has said he would support the Modernizing Government Technology Act introduced by Rep. Will Hurd (R-Texas) because the bill aims to provide agency executives access to capital needed to fund information technology modernization efforts. Chehreh told MeriTalk in a Data Center …

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Juniper’s Tim Solms: DoD Should Integrate Automation, SDN With Data Center Consolidation

Tim Solms, vice president for U.S. federal business and managing director of worldwide government at Juniper Networks, has said the Defense Department should implement automation and software-defined networking efforts as it works to consolidate data centers. Solms wrote in a commentary for Federal News Radio published Monday that the adoption of SDN …

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Washingtonian Magazine Lists Knight Point Systems Among Top 50 “Great Places to Work” in Washington DC

Washingtonian Magazine has named Knight Point Systems as one of the “Top 50 Great Places to Work” in the Washington, D.C. area in 2017 based on a criteria that includes commitment to charity and community, financial stability, growth opportunities and work/life balance. Knight Point Systems said Thursday a Washingtonian panel of …

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NTT DATA to Offer IaaS Platform via Multistate Cooperative Contract; Tim Conway Comments

NTT DATA has secured a master agreement to provide an infrastructure-as-a-service platform to participating state agencies and local institutions under the NASPO ValuePoint multistate cooperative procurement program. The company said Thursday its IaaS platform is designed to help government and enterprise customers secure cloud environments. Tim Conway, president of NTT DATA’s public sector group, said the agreement offers an opportunity …

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CenturyLink to Implement Additional Network Services Under DoD Fiber Optic Net Contract

CenturyLink has added software-defined networking and network functions virtualization services to a previously awarded contract that requires the company to install a fiber-optic network for the Defense Department. The company said Wednesday it will implement SDN and NFV services at Defense Research and Engineering Network sites to help DoD transition to a “scalable” …

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DARPA to Host Proposers Day on Secure Info Exchange Via Handheld Device Program

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency will hold a proposers day on Jan. 31 in McLean, Virginia, to discuss a program that aims to develop a system that would facilitate secure exchange of sensitive information through a handheld device. DARPA said Tuesday it seeks to help deployed troops share classified information without the need to route …

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NTT Data to Help Operate California Teacher Pension Fund’s SAP System; Tim Conway Comments

The California State Teachers’ Retirement System has chosen NTT Data for a five-year agreement to maintain and operate the pension fund’s SAP-based business management system. NTT Data said Tuesday it will conduct onsite maintenance for CalSTRS’ Business Direct system to support operations and business expansion of applications and services. “CalSTRS was seeking a vendor …

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State Dept Chooses Nlyte Platform to Manage Data Center Infrastructure

The State Department has selected Nlyte Software to provide an enterprise-grade  technology platform to help DOS manage data center operations and comply with the government’s Data Center Optimization Initiative. Nlyte said Thursday it will deploy the Data Center Infrastructure Management platform, BMC Remedy Change Management and BMC Atrium CMDB connectors across multiple server racks …

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Army Taps Intergraph Government Solutions for Digital Records Mgmt Contract

Intergraph Government Solutions has received a potential three-year, $36 million contract from the U.S. Army to support the Army Records Management and Declassification Agency’s efforts to analyze, declassify and manage digital records. IGS said Monday the contract covers cybersecurity services as well as data center support for web-based applications accessed by more than 64,000 …

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FedRAMP Board OKs 5 Microsoft Offerings to Join Azure Govt Cloud’s Provisional Authorization

Microsoft has added five offerings to Azure Government Cloud‘s provisional authorization-to-operate under the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program. The FedRAMP Joint Authorization Board approved the company’s move to add Service Bus, Notification Hubs, Site Recovery, StorSimple and Backup to Azure Government’s P-ATO at the “High Impact Level,” Microsoft said Tuesday. There are now …

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Siemens Unveils Cloud-Based Digital Grid Services Platform Offering; Mike Carlson Comments

Siemens has launched a new digital grid services offering the company designed to help utility sector customers in the U.S. access digital operational environments through cloud and managed service systems. The digital grid services platform offering comprises subscription-based software as a service grid management applications, managed services and cloud-hosted environments …

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