Tag Archives: DevOps

UK Army Adopts Red Hat OS, Automation Tool to Facilitate Private Cloud App Deployment

The U.K. army has implemented Red Hat-built operating system and automation platform for its private cloud infrastructure. The British army’s information application services group fielded the Red Hat Enterprise Linux platform and Ansible Tower by Red Hat in an effort to facilitate the deployment of applications and adoption of DevOps processes …

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Accenture to Update TSA Enterprise IT Applications Under Potential $64M Contract

Accenture‘s federal services business has received a potential four-year, $64 million contract to help the Transportation Security Administration update and maintain more than 70 enterprise information technology applications through the use of agile and DevOps methodologies. The company said Tuesday it will provide a range of IT services in support of TSA’s current technology environment and modification …

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Raytheon Meets Systems Engineering Milestone in Air Force GPS OCX Program; Dave Wajsgras Comments

Raytheon has completed a systems engineering milestone for the final software iteration of a ground-based operational control system the company developed for the U.S. Air Force‘s GPS III satellites. The company said Tuesday it used a DevOps model that combines commercial cloud technologies and new automation and software development processes in the GPS Next-Generation Operational Control System program. …

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John Borghard on CA Technologies’ Rally Software Buy & Cloud Priorities at Agencies

John Borghard leads all public sector activities for global software company CA Technologies in the U.S. federal, state and local government markets along with those in Canada. Borghard has held the role of senior vice president for public sector sales since April 2013 and is responsible for CA’s push into technology areas such as cloud …

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Unisys’ PV Puvvada: ‘Proactive’ Risk Assessment of Federal IT Projects to Advance Under New Administration

PV Puvvada, president of Unisys’ federal systems business, has said he predicts federal employees and contractors to “proactively” evaluate risks in information technology projects under President Donald Trump’s administration through implementation of DevOps and agile development processes. Puvvada wrote in an FCW article published Friday that such a move is …

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Sevatec Joins AWS Public Sector Partner Program; Tanusree McCabe Comments

Amazon Web Services has added Fairfax, Virginia-based technology services provider Sevatec to AWS’ Public Sector Partner Program in the government category as part of an extended partnership between the two companies. Sevatec said Monday it seeks to offer cloud architecture, development and migration services to federal government customers through the program. The AWS Public Sector Partner Program …

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Octo Consulting to Support GSA Award Mgmt Platform Modernization Effort

The General Services Administration has awarded Octo Consulting a potential five-year, multimillion dollar task order to help GSA modernize a technology platform for agency personnel to manage federal financial assistance services, contracts and intergovernmental transactions. Octo Consulting said Wednesday it will provide development, testing, information security, training, and user support services for …

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Riverbed’s Davis Johnson: Software-Defined Wide-Area Networking Could Support Digital Transformation Demands

Davis Johnson, U.S. public sector vice president at Riverbed Technology, has said software-defined wide-area networking could support federal agencies’ digital transformation initiatives amid challenges posed by legacy information technology. Johnson wrote in a guest post published Thursday on GCN that SD-WAN works to provide agility, automation, visibility and flexibility to support the needs of key …

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Mark Forman: Digital Govt Projects Should Incorporate User-Centered Design Methodology

Mark Forman, global public sector head at Unisys, has said agencies should integrate user-centered design methodology into digital government projects to optimize costs, public service and overall mission delivery. Forman wrote in an opinion piece published Tuesday on Nextgov that the government’s mobile applications and services could be underutilized if project designers …

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IDC Report Labels Unisys a “Leader” Among Systems Integrators for Feds; PV Puvvada Comments

An IDC MarketScape report designated Unisys a “leader” among systems integrators that serve the U.S. federal government and recognized the company’s security and cloud portfolio. Unisys said Friday the vendor assessment report noted the company’s offerings such as the Unisys Stealth micro-segmentation software and its DevOps and Agile software development methodologies. The company added the IDC report …

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