Tag Archives: data storage

Raytheon, NASA Build Cloud Platform to Store Sentinel-6 Satellite Data; David Appel Quoted

David Appel VP Raytheon Technologies

Raytheon Technologies' intelligence and space business has worked with NASA to develop a cloud-based platform meant to help the agency distribute and archive data from the Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich climate monitoring satellite. “The data storage challenge becomes that much greater with the petabytes upon petabytes of data that satellites generate every day," said David Appel, vice president of defense and civil solutions at Raytheon Intelligence and Space.

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Hitachi Vantara Federal’s Michael Coene on Three Data Management Measures Agencies Should Consider

Michael Coene Chief Cloud Architect Hitachi Vantara Federal

Michael Coene, chief cloud architect at Hitachi Vantara Federal, wrote in a commentary published Tuesday on Federal News Network that there are three steps agencies should consider to accelerate digital transformation and data management efforts and one is enabling current operations and planning for future changes. “Strategic architectural design should optimize data management practices for the known, and to the extent possible, the unknown,“ he said.

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Hortonworks' Shaun Bierweiler: Open-Source Tools Could Help Agencies Gain Actionable Intelligence From Data

  Shaun Bierweiler, president of Hortonworks' federal business, told Emergency Management in an interview published Wednesday that developers have come up with enterprise open source tools such as Hadoop and Apache NiFi designed to process and generate actionable intelligence from data. “The beauty of using an enterprise open source platform …

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Former GSA Deputy CIO Steve Grewal Named Cohesity Federal CTO

Steve Grewal, formerly deputy chief information officer at the General Services Administration, has joined Cohesity as chief technology officer of federal and Eastern U.S. business at the San Jose, California-based data storage vendor. The 15-year government information technology veteran will lead Cohesity’s expansion efforts expansion efforts in the federal market, Cohesity said Wednesday. Prior to his two-year tenure …

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ViON to Help DHS Directorate Implement Data Storage & Disaster Recovery Tech

The Department of Homeland Security has selected ViON to deploy a data storage and disaster recovery platform to DHS’ National Protection and Programs Directorate. ViON said Thursday it will supply the company-built DataAdapt platform to add compute and processing power to systems that support NPPD data analytics tools. DataAdapt will work to help …

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CSRA’s Yogesh Khanna: Hybrid Model Could Remain in Federal IT Environments Amid Cloud Adoption

Yogesh Khanna, chief technology officer of CSRA, has predicted that federal government agencies will continue to maintain both cloud and legacy information technology systems even as they work to accelerate adoption of cloud technology, FedScoop reported Monday. Khanna said in a conference call Monday he observed agency IT leaders continue to face …

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DOE Lab Adopts Red Hat’s Cloud Platform to Aid Research Efforts

The Energy Department‘s Oak Ridge National Laboratory has deployed Red Hat‘s cloud platform within the laboratory’s compute and data infrastructure to support scientific and computational research projects at ORNL. Red Hat said Monday ORNL uses the company’s OpenStack Platform to provide cloud services in its Compute And Data Environment for Science infrastructure, which is …

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Navy Orders Themis-Built Computer Rugged Servers

The U.S. Navy has ordered $1.6 million in computer rugged servers from Themis Computer via the company's reseller Strictly Technology LLC, Military & Aerospace Electronics reported Wednesday. John Keller writes the order covers four Themis RES-XR5 1U standard-density rack mounted servers along with shock-mounting kits, cabling, optical transceivers, Gigabit Ethernet switches, …

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Dell EMC Survey: Federal IT Execs Single Out Cloud as Govt’s Top Tech Trend

A new survey backed by Dell EMC says 91 percent of federal market information technology leaders consider cloud computing as the top technology trend at their agencies. Dell said Wednesday it commissioned market research firm Penn Schoen Berland to conduct an online survey of 100 federal IT and business decision makers in May as an extension …

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