Tag Archives: DevOps

Polaris Alpha Gets AWS DevOps Competency Certification

Parsons’ Polaris Alpha subsidiary has achieved the DevOps Competency certification from Amazon Web Services. The status seeks to recognize Parsons’ knowledge and experience in helping clients implement continuous integration and delivery, automation, infrastructure provisioning and other DevOps practices in the cloud, the company said Wednesday. Polaris Alpha has over 40 certifications related to …

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Report: SSA Seeks Proposals for Enterprise Small Business IT Support Services Contract

The Social Security Administration has issued a solicitation for a potential five-year contract for information technology services to modernize an insurance program for the elderly, people with disabilities, blind and disadvantaged children, Bloomberg Government reported Thursday. The Enterprise Small Business IT Support Services contract covers task areas in support of the …

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Carahsoft to Distribute CloudBees Software Delivery Suite to Gov’t Clients, Resellers

Carahsoft Technology has agreed to distribute CloudBees‘s suite of automated software delivery platforms to public sector agencies via a NASA-managed governmentwide acquisition vehicle. Government customers will have access to CloudBees Core, which is based on the Jenkins open source automation server, through Carahsoft’s position on the Solutions for Enterprise-Wide Procurement V contract, the company said Tuesday. …

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Dell EMC’s Cameron Chehreh: Agencies Should Assess Apps Under Multicloud Strategy

Cameron Chehreh, chief technology officer at Dell EMC’s federal business, has said federal agencies should come up with a multicloud strategy in order to leverage the cloud platform as an operating model, FedScoop reported Monday. Chehreh called on agencies to assess how they plan to field, operate and manage applications in a multicloud IT …

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Raytheon’s Todd Probert: Commercial Software Dev’t Processes Could Help Accelerate Defense Tech Deployment

Todd Probert, vice president of mission support and modernization at Raytheon’s intelligence, information and services business, has said the military should work with Congress and industry to establish a funding and acquisition framework designed to speed up the delivery of defense capabilities to warfighters by leveraging commercial software development methods. Probert …

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Koniag to Help DHA Sustain Medical Logistics ERP Platform; Kelly Mire Comments

A Koniag subsidiary has secured a task order to help the Defense Health Agency maintain an enterprise resource planning system used to monitor the U.S. military’s medical logistics activity. Koniag Services Inc. will provide DevOps support to DHA’s Joint Medical Logistics Functional Development Center in efforts to sustain hardware and software of the …

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Red Hat’s David Egts, Unisys’ Peter O’Donoghue Outline DevOps Challenges in Public Sector

David Egts, chief technologist for Red Hat‘s public sector business, has said public sector organizations may encounter challenges in adopting DevOps in their information technology systems due to a culture that focuses on long-term initiatives. TechTarget reported Tuesday that Egts believes the procurement culture in government is used to multiyear programs supported …

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Red Hat’s David Egts: Containers Work Well With DevOps, Agile Processes

David Egts, chief technologist for Red Hat’s North American public sector, has said information technology departments seeking to increase efficiency can combine containers with agile development and DevOps processes, GCN reported Tuesday. “You can have your developers working very, very quickly on focusing solely on the application, and by using …

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Raytheon Uses AWS Government Cloud to Meet Security Requirements

Raytheon is using Amazon Web Services‘ government cloud platform to meet the security needs of the former’s national defense customers. AWS said Thursday Raytheon has worked to speed up tests of information technology systems through the AWS GovCloud (US) offering. GovCloud (US) is compliant with the Defense Department‘s cloud security information impact levels …

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