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  • CRN: Australia's Defense Dept Orders 100K Dell Desktops - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    CRN: Australia’s Defense Dept Orders 100K Dell Desktops

    Dell‘s Australia-based business unit has received a two-year, $56.9 million contract from that country’s defense department to deliver than 100,000 desktops across the military as part of a large-scale computer supply project, CRN reported Tuesday. Steven Kiernan writes the desktop units will run both Windows 7 and Windows 10 operating systems to support the project that aims […] More

  • Bill Rowan: VMware Aims to Help Agencies Unlock IT Reserve Capacity - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Bill Rowan: VMware Aims to Help Agencies Unlock IT Reserve Capacity

    Bill Rowan, vice president of federal sales at VMware, has said the company plans to collaborate with agencies that want to automate processes and manage resources in their push to unlock the “full potential” of information technology services. Rowan wrote in an opinion piece published Thursday that IT tools must not be viewed as disparate systems […] More

  • Executive Profile: Cora Carmody, Jacobs Engineering SVP and CIO - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Executive Profile: Cora Carmody, Jacobs Engineering SVP and CIO

    Cora Carmody serves as senior vice president and chief information officer at Jacobs Engineering, where she provides leadership for Jacobs“™ information technology systems. Her responsibilities encompass enterprise resource systems for HR, finance, operational support systems such as project control, engineering/design and collaboration, infrastructure systems and services such as networks, servers, desktops and web/social and collaborative systems. She spoke to ExecutiveBiz to discuss topics […] More

  • Siemens to Integrate Grid Mgmt Software into Dell Desktops; Joyce Mullen Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Siemens to Integrate Grid Mgmt Software into Dell Desktops; Joyce Mullen Comments

    Dell and Siemens have partnered to run the electronics company’s software for power grid data management on Dell-made desktop computers. Siemens’ smart grid business seeks to integrate its Spectrum Power 4 application running on top of the Solaris operating system into OptiPlex XE2 desktops by collaborating with Dell’s OEM Solutions division, Dell said Wednesday. “We […] More

  • Lockheed Adds IT Integration, Mgmt Services to UK G-Cloud Program - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lockheed Adds IT Integration, Mgmt Services to UK G-Cloud Program

    Lockheed Martin has added information technology service integration and management to its cloud computing offerings for the U.K. government under the country’s G-Cloud program. The G-Cloud 3 framework agreement succeeds the previous G-Cloud 2 program and the company will offer the services through its solutions-as-a-service portfolio, Lockheed said Monday. Through the SolaS portfolio, the company […] More

  • Survey; 75M Adults Use Mobile Phones For Healthcare - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Survey; 75M Adults Use Mobile Phones For Healthcare

    A Manhattan Research survey says 75 million adults in the U.S. use mobile phones for health-related activities including research, a jump from the 61 million users found in a 2011 survey, Information Week reports. The survey also found 29 million people use tablet computers for healthcare information and related activities, a jump from 15 million […] More

  • NASA Planning Cloud Storefront for Scientists - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    NASA Planning Cloud Storefront for Scientists

    NASA is planning to offer the agency’s scientists a cloud marketplace, or storefront, allowing them to determine their computing needs and access cloud services from any location. NASA is cited as a success story in government cloud computing for its Nebula cloud computing platform, a private cloud platform using open source software, according to a report […] More

  • VMware Cloud Expert Keynotes at NetEvents 2011 EMEA Summit - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    VMware Cloud Expert Keynotes at NetEvents 2011 EMEA Summit

    During a keynote session at NetEvents 2011 EMEA summit, Joe Baguley, VMware“™s chief cloud technologist EMEA, highlighted the fact that “people don’t want to manage operating systems any more.“ With an audience of C-level representatives from EMEA“™s top service providers, Baguley“™s keynote speech launched the second day of a 3-day conference entitled “IT“™s All In […] More

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